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2017/18 English League Two, Regular Season
  • Medy Elito (30')

Managerless Cambridge win again

Managerless Cambridge won their third League Two fixture in a row by beating promotion-chasing Notts County 1-0.
Medy Elito scored the winner for United in the 30th minute to continue their fine form since the departure of manager Shaun Derry.
The U's dominated the first half and took the lead when Jevani Brown's shot took a deflection and ran through to Elito, who took a touch past goalkeeper Adam Collin before firing home.
Brown was involved again when he found Billy Waters, whose shot from the edge of the box was pushed wide by Collin, before Brad Halliday surged forward on the right and forced the goalkeeper into a save with his feet.
Moments before half-time Elito struck an ambitious effort from distance which went only narrowly wide, and immediately after the break Liam O'Neil headed over following Uche Ikpeazu's cross from the by-line.
Brown continued to be central to everything Cambridge did going forward and he saw a shot deflected to Collin just after the hour.
Ikpeazu saw his effort tipped over in the final seconds but his side comfortably saw off the limited threat of the Magpies to secure three points.

English League Two Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Lincoln City 44 +34 85
2 Bury 44 +26 77
3 Mansfield Town 44 +30 76
4 Milton Keynes Dons 44 +23 76
5 Forest Green Rovers 44 +22 73
6 Tranmere Rovers 44 +15 72
7 Exeter City 44 +10 66
8 Colchester United 44 +7 64
9 Carlisle United 44 +3 64
10 Stevenage 44 +1 64
11 Newport County 43 -3 64
12 Oldham Athletic 43 +13 62
13 Crewe Alexandra 44 +2 62
14 Swindon Town 44 +2 61
15 Northampton Town 44 -2 57
16 Cheltenham Town 44 -10 54
17 Grimsby Town 44 -12 53
18 Morecambe 44 -17 50
19 Crawley Town 44 -17 50
20 Port Vale 44 -15 48
21 Cambridge United 44 -25 46
22 Macclesfield Town 44 -27 40
23 Yeovil Town 44 -25 38
24 Notts County 44 -35 38