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2017/18 English League Two, Regular Season
  • Greg Taylor (10')
  • George Maris (53')
  • Jeavani Brown (60' PEN)
  • Barry John Corr (81')
  • George Lloyd (3')
  • Mohamed Eisa (13', 79')

Barry Corr edges Cambridge past Cheltenham in seven-goal thriller

A late goal from substitute Barry Corr snatched Cambridge a 4-3 win against Cheltenham in a sensational Sky Bet League Two clash.
George Lloyd scored his first senior goal for the visitors inside three minutes before Greg Taylor equalised from Jevani Brown's corner.
Mo Eisa's superb free-kick restored the Robins' advantage with the game still only 13 minutes old.
In first-half stoppage-time Medy Elito blazed a Cambridge penalty way over the crossbar amid controversy, as referee Brett Huxtable awarded a spot-kick for a foul on Brown despite Billy Waters scoring as the ball fell to him.
The U's did get their equaliser after 53 minutes when Brown fed George Maris, who drilled a fine effort across Scott Flinders for his fourth goal in five games.
Brown then sent Flinders the wrong way from the spot on the hour after Jordan Cranston conceded his second penalty by fouling substitute David Amoo.
Eisa looked to have earned Cheltenham a draw with his second goal 11 minutes from the end but Corr struck the winner moments later to settle a superb encounter.

English League Two Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Swindon Town 29 +21 56
2 Exeter City 28 +11 54
3 Plymouth Argyle 27 +17 50
4 Crewe Alexandra 28 +16 49
5 Colchester United 29 +13 46
6 Northampton Town 28 +10 46
7 Bradford City 29 +8 46
8 Cheltenham Town 27 +19 44
9 Forest Green Rovers 29 +7 44
10 Port Vale 29 -1 41
11 Newport County 26 +2 36
12 Salford City 29 -4 36
13 Walsall 29 -10 36
14 Crawley Town 29 -2 35
15 Scunthorpe United 29 -3 33
16 Cambridge United 29 -7 32
17 Leyton Orient 29 -10 31
18 Mansfield Town 29 -5 30
19 Grimsby Town 27 -6 30
20 Oldham Athletic 29 -15 30
21 Carlisle United 28 -19 29
22 Macclesfield Town 28 -3 28
23 Morecambe 29 -26 23
24 Stevenage 29 -13 22