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 Cambridge City 3  Hanwell Town 0
 Jack Vasey (24)
 Lewis Wilson (65)
 Nick Turner (OG 90+4)
 
 
Starting Line-Up
1  Josh Bexton
2  Steve Shaw
3  Adam Capel
4  Sam Squire
5  Jordan Gent (c)
6  Jordan Williams
7  Ebby Nelson-Addy
8  Ryan Towner
9  Lewis Wilson
10  Jack Vasey
11  Nathan Olukanmi
Substitutes
12  Ross Paterson
14  Ryan Sharman - 7 (65)
15  Salim Relizani - 11 (61)
16  James Hall
17  Ben Seymour-Shove 10 (57)
Competition
Date
Mon 16th April 2018
Bookings
   Calum Duffy (45+3)
   Oliver Duffy (77)
   Ricky Pither (90+4)
Other Information
 Referee
Joshua Crofts (St Neots)
Assistants
 Andrew Hitchcock (St Ives)
Lewis Smith (St Neots)
 Attendance
152
Starting Line-Up
1  Sam Bunting
2  Callum Duffy
3  Joe Chandiram
4  Oliver Duffy (c)
5  Nick Turner
6  Peter Dean
7  Mergim Qarri
8  Wayne Carter
9  Chris Moore
10  Dan Fleming
11  Mason Welch-Turner
Substitutes
12  Ricky Pither - 9 (74)
14  Chris Mills - 6 (82)
15  Charlie Mitchell

After the hard fought encounter at Dunstable on Saturday and with so many games coming up, it was a much changed Cambridge City side that boss Robbie Nightingale selected as the Lilywhites recorded a crucial home victory over Hanwell. Cambridge United loanees Sam Squire and Steve Smith were preferred ahead of Ross Paterson and Ben Robinson whilst Ryan Sharman, James Hall, and Salim Relizani were on the bench. Jack Vasey and Lewis Wilson were the chosen strike partnership.

The visitors arrived without ex City player Goldy Capella in their line up but were full of confidence following their 3-2 win over Arlesey at the weekend.

The match started with little goalmouth action. However, Lewis Wilson went close with a header when maybe he should have done better. Whilst Hanwell were working hard, it always looked like City would open the scoring, but followers of the Lilywhites had to wait until the midway point of the half for the deadlock to be broken. Ebby Nelson-Addy broke and pulled a perfect ball back for Jack Vasey who swept it home.

City should have doubled their advantage shortly before the break when Wilson found himself onside, but drew a fine save from Sam Bunting in the Hanwell goal.

City had a scare early in the second half when a long range effort almost caught out Josh Bexon as he misjudged an awkward bounce and the ball ricocheted off the crossbar.

The home side went pressing for the all-important second goal and Nightingale introduced Ben Seymour-Shove and Salim Relizani for Jack Vasey and Nathan Olukanmi. That certainly gave City more impetus and moments after, the home side doubled their lead when Lewis Wilson was first to a loose ball and fired past a stranded Bunting.

Nightingale then introduced more fresh legs as Ryan Sharman replaced Nelson-Addy. However, it was the visitors who had the next opportunity when Dan Fleming forced a fine stop from Bexon.

City then responded shortly afterwards when Relizani outpaced the Hanwell defence and pulled the ball back to Wilson who couldn’t convert the opportunity. It was the same combination as the match neared the end as Relizani once again picked out Wilson, but he fired his effort just over the bar.

Relizani went close himself in injury time, but after being picked out with a delightful cross field pass, he put the effort over the bar. Moments later, City got the third and it was a moment that Hanwell will want to forget as City broke and Nick Turner deflected the ball past his own keeper.

It was a bit harsh on the visitors as they stuck to the task well and moved the ball with purpose, but in truth caused no real alarms as City moved up to fifth in the table, and will now prepare for the trip to Northwood on Wednesday night.


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