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2017/18 English League Two, Regular Season
  • Joe Rowley (1')
  • Kristian Dennis (55')
  • Laurence Maguire (21' OG)
  • Uche Ikpeazu (21', 67' PEN)
  • Harrison Dunk (90'+5')

Cambridge snatch last-gasp win over struggling Chesterfield

Cambridge twice came from behind to grab a 3-2 win that leaves opponents Chesterfield deep in relegation trouble.
The home side led after 38 seconds but mistakes cost them again as they slumped to a third consecutive home defeat.
Chesterfield made a sensational start when excellent work from Chris O'Grady set up Joe Rowley, although defender Harrison Dunk may have got the unwanted final touch.
But Cambridge equalised in the 19th minute after Aaron Ramsdale fumbled a shot and Jevani Brown's cross was turned in by Alex Whitmore.
Louis Dodds had a shot saved by David Forde but the keeper was helpless as Chesterfield regained the lead in the 55th minute.
Rowley played Robbie Weir in down the left and his cross was headed in by Kristian Dennis from 12 yards, but Cambridge hit back when Weir fouled Billy Waters and Uche Ikpeazu converted the 68th-minute penalty.
Cambridge completed the comeback in stoppage time when a corner dropped to Dunk, who fired into the roof of the net.

English League Two Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Swindon Town 28 +18 53
2 Exeter City 27 +11 53
3 Crewe Alexandra 26 +16 47
4 Plymouth Argyle 26 +16 47
5 Bradford City 27 +11 45
6 Northampton Town 27 +10 45
7 Cheltenham Town 27 +19 44
8 Colchester United 27 +13 44
9 Forest Green Rovers 28 +8 44
10 Port Vale 28 +2 41
11 Newport County 25 +3 36
12 Walsall 28 -9 36
13 Salford City 28 -4 35
14 Scunthorpe United 28 -3 32
15 Crawley Town 28 -3 32
16 Cambridge United 28 -7 31
17 Grimsby Town 26 -5 30
18 Oldham Athletic 28 -15 29
19 Mansfield Town 28 -8 27
20 Leyton Orient 27 -11 27
21 Carlisle United 27 -20 26
22 Macclesfield Town 26 -4 24
23 Stevenage 28 -12 22
24 Morecambe 28 -26 22