Cambridge United 1 Ebbsfleet United 1
Ebbsfleet are now six points adrift of safety in Blue Square Bet
Premier despite holding Cambridge to a draw at the Abbey Stadium on
With fellow strugglers Barrow and Nuneaton winning elsewhere,
the Fleet lost ground in the battle for survival. They do, however,
still have games in hand over the three sides immediately above
Tom Elliott had a header saved by Preston Edwards in the
first-half but Matt Godden twice went close for the visitors at the
After the break, Ebbsfleet defender Phil Walsh sent a header
just wide. Cambridge responded when Kevin Roberts forced Edwards to
save his free-kick and Liam Hughes then shot just past the
Godden (pictured) curled a shot against the far post but the
Scunthorpe loanee did find the back of the net on 70 minutes
following a misjudged tackle by Charlie Wassmer.
That looked to have set up the Fleet’s first win on the road
since November but former Bromley midfielder Harrison Dunk slid in
to grab a point for Cambridge after Paul Lorraine had blocked John
Gorman’s initial effort.
The Fleet travel to Barrow on Saturday. The Bluebirds are one
place and four points above Liam Daish’s side, having played a game
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