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2017/18 English League Two, Regular Season
  • Jabo Ibehre (10')
  • Uche Ikpeazu (76')
  • Duckens Nazon (54')

Cambridge hold on for win over Coventry

Cambridge held off Coventry to claim a 2-1 win in an entertaining Sky Bet League Two clash.
Jabo Ibehre, scorer of his side's winner at Crewe on Tuesday, headed the U's in front in the 10th minute from Piero Mingoia's superb cross from the right.
Ibehre went close again before half-time, prodding George Maris' free-kick goalwards and forcing Lee Burge to tip the ball over the crossbar.
Coventry were level nine minutes into the second half when Duckens Nazon beat the offside trap and rattled a shot onto the post, with the ball then hitting the unfortunate goalkeeper David Forde and rolling in.
Forde kept his side level with two saves, from Jodi Jones and Stuart Beavon, before Mingoia was again the provider for Cambridge's winner. He produced another quality delivery for Uche Ikpeazu to nod beyond Burge 14 minutes from time.
Coventry saw late chances headed wide by Max Biamou and kept out by the crossbar from Jones' effort from the edge of the box, before Forde tipped Nazon's close-range effort over in stoppage time.

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English League Two Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Lincoln City 13 +17 31
2 Exeter City 13 +12 27
3 Newport County 13 0 27
4 Milton Keynes Dons 13 +8 24
5 Tranmere Rovers 13 +5 23
6 Colchester United 13 +13 22
7 Stevenage 13 +3 21
8 Forest Green Rovers 13 +7 20
9 Bury 13 +4 19
10 Crawley Town 13 0 19
11 Carlisle United 13 -2 19
12 Oldham Athletic 12 +4 17
13 Swindon Town 13 -1 17
14 Mansfield Town 11 +7 16
15 Yeovil Town 12 +5 16
16 Port Vale 13 -6 14
17 Morecambe 13 -11 13
18 Crewe Alexandra 12 -1 12
19 Northampton Town 13 -8 12
20 Notts County 12 -10 12
21 Grimsby Town 12 -9 11
22 Cheltenham Town 12 -9 9
23 Cambridge United 13 -15 8
24 Macclesfield Town 13 -13 4

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