Stourbridge vs Cambridge City

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  • Follow the action as Stourbridge take on Cambridge City at the Memorial Ground with The News' live match updates (3pm ko).

5:00pm

That is three wins in a row for Stourbridge!

4:59pm

The Glassboys made it unnecessarily hard at the end by giving away two goals. It is a score that flatters the visitors who were well out played for most of the contest.

It was sub Jordan Fitzpatrick who gave away the late penalty by bringing sown the City forward following a long punt forward by their goalkeeper. He could have seen red for preventing the goal scoring opportunity but the ref gave him yellow.

4:56pm

And that's it. Stourbridge win.

4:54pm

Marriott makes no mistake from the spot

4:53pm

Penalty to Cambridge

4:51pm

89- hat-trick hero Luke Benbow is replaced by George Washbourne.

4:50pm

Marriott gets on one on one with the keeper and makes no mistake with a low finish.

4:49pm

88- Cambridge get one back

4:49pm

86- Great save from Dean Coleman. Marriott hits a long range effort that is tipped away by the keeper.

4:42pm

80- Another chance to The Glassboys. They came flooding forward through Geddes who played in Benbow down the right. He then squared it for strike partner Kayelden Brown who saw his low effort saved by the keeper.

4:39pm

Just as City spurned their best chance as Louis Lee  headed wide with the goal at his mercy, it was Stourbridge who went straight on the attack.

Benbow latched on to a goal kick that went straight through and slotted hard and low under the keeper.

4:36pm

75- Benbow hat-trick

4:32pm

71- The Glassboys continue to come forward and are having lots of possession now. The are troubling the visitors every time they go forward.

4:29pm

68- Drew Canavan replaces Sansara, who has worked hard and been a willing runner down the left all game.

4:28pm

66- Keeper Coleman spills a cross from City's Kelvin Bossman, but a Stourbridge defender is first to the ball to clear the danger.

4:25pm

64- great football from Stourbridge. Some nice interplay from the forward line results in another shot from Benbow.

4:21pm

60- City manage another half chance but the effort hits the side netting. The Glassboys will be looking to keep it tight now.

4:19pm

57- City nearly hit back from a corner, the ball running across the face of goal. A shot from the edge of the Stourbridge area then goes wide of the far post.

4:17pm

Stourbridge go more direct with that move. Brown gets up well and flicks the ball on to his strike partner Benbow who lashes his shot across the keeper into the top corner.

4:16pm

55- Benbow again

4:15pm

53- More good play in the middle of the park from Sean Geddes. He is at the heart of everything Stourbridge are doing. They are passing the ball around well again at the start of the second half but will want that second goal.

4:10pm

48- Stourbridge straight on the attack and win a corner after Haynes again gets down the right flank after good work in the middle from Geddes.

The danger is cleared but good signs again.

4:05pm

Stourbridge kick of to start the second half.

3:51pm

The ref brings the half to a close. Good first period for the Glassboys. They'll be looking to get that second goal that their dominance has so far merited when the second half gets underway.

3:48pm

44- Cambridge have their first shot on target when Leuan Lewis get the break of the ball on the edge of the box, but he screwed his shot wide of the post.

3:45pm

40- Stourbridge continue to come forward after a slight lull in the action and win another corner that is cleared.

3:39pm

Just what The Glassboys deserved.

3:38pm

Haynes put the ball in from the left after good early work by Benbow who switched it to the right. Benbow then got on the end of the ball to make no mistake with the finish.

3:35pm

31- Benbow hits the back of the net for Stourbridge.

3:34pm

30- It has been a good first half hour for the Glassboys. They have reduced the visitors to very little of the ball and have only had to deal with a few set pieces.

3:32pm

26- Brown meets a corner but his effort is cleared off the line. He sort of tried to chest it in.

3:28pm

23- Forward Kayelden Brown is doing well holding the ball up for Stourbridge and causing problems.

3:23pm

19- A succession of corners for the home side as they pile on the pressure. The danger is cleared.

3:21pm

17- Chance Glassboys. Benbow beats his man to get in the box but his tame shot goes straight to City's keeper Barrett.

3:17pm

13- Kyle Haynes beats his man to cut in from the right, but his shot is over the bar. Good signs for the home side.

3:14pm

9- Stourbridge's extra man in midfield is helping them keep the ball better. Captain Geddes is finding a few pockets of space.

3:12pm

8- City win a free kick out wide, but the danger is cleared.

3:08pm

3- Stourbridge have started just the better of the two sides and had more possession in the early stages.

3:03pm

Cambridge get the game underway.

2:33pm

Cambridge: Barrett, Pepper, Brighton, Beasant, Chaffey (c), Beech, Lewis, Lee, Bossman, Marriott, Kelly.

Subs: Phillips, Ramm, Dawkins, Burns, Lawton.

2:30pm

Stourbridge: Coleman, Benbow, Knight, Ramsey-Dickson, Geddes (c), Harris, Haynes, Broadhurst, Brown, Billingham, Sansara.

Subs: Fitzpatrick, Canavan, Francis, Washbourne, Tye.

10:22am

Good morning! We will be online from 2.30pm with up-to-date team news as The Glassboys continue their battle for a Southern League Premier play-off place.

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