Forest Green enhance their play-off chances with a surprise victory over second-place Cambridge United
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- Forest Green's chances of sneaking into the play-offs were given a massive confidence jolt as they defeated second-placed Cambridge United at a sun-kissed New Lawn this afternoon.
- First half goals from James Norwood and Jared Hodgkiss and a second half strike from Danny Wright gave Ady Pennock's team the points.
- FT: FGR 3 Cambridge 2
Danny Wright slots home from five yards to give Forest Green the lead.
Picture: Tom Wren
Forest Green's chances of sneaking into the play-offs were given a massive confidence jolt as they defeated second-placed Cambridge United at a sun-kissed New Lawn this afternoon.
First half goals from James Norwood and Jared Hodgkiss and a second half strike from Danny Wright gave Ady Pennock's team the points.
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Yan Klukowski replaces James Norwood
There will be 5 minutes added time
89 mins - Yellow card for Danny Wright
87 mins - Luke Rodgers comes on for his debut in place of Lee Hughes
Today's match attendance at the New Lawn is 1,411 with 198 travelling Cambridge fans
78 mins - Rovers almost make it 4-2 when a Marcus Kelly cross is met by the leaping James Norwood with his flick header dropping on the roof of the Cambridge net
74 mins - Al Bangura replaces Anthony Barry
71 mins - A free-flowing move involving Marcus Kelly, Jared Hodgkiss and Lee Hughes finishes with James Norwood firing fractionally wide of the left-hand post from the edge of the box
47 mins - Seconds later Danny Wright almost bags a second but fires over the bar as Rovers begin the second half on the front-foot
46 mins - James Norwood conjures a little bit of magic down the right to arrow the ball across the box for Danny Wright to strike home to nose Rovers 3-2 ahead
Second half gets underway
Jared Hodgkiss wheels away to celebrate after climbing highest to nod Forest Green level.
Picture: Tom Wren
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43 mins - Jamie Turley's high ball from the right-hand side is met by the head of the diminutive Jared Hodgkiss to bring the score to level at 2-2
34 mins - Sam Russell upends Delano Sam-Yorke. The referee points to the spot and Russell redeems himself by saving Ryan Donaldson's weak spot-kick
33 mins - James Norwood breaks from midfield to feed striker Danny Wright who's left-footed strike hits the side-netting
9 mins - The goal tide continues with Nathan Arnold cutting through Rovers' defence to make it 2-1 to Cambridge
7 mins - Josh Coulson nets parity for Cambridge with a towering header from a Ryan Donaldson cross
4 mins - James Norwood fizzes in a wonder strike from 25 yards to give Forest Green the lead
The action gets underway at the New Lawn
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