Ebby Nelson-Addy double helps Cambridge City make it six unbeaten with win over North Leigh

PUBLISHED: 11:57 24 October 2018

Ebby Nelson-Addy scored twice for Cambridge City against North Leigh. Picture: Rich Marsham

Ebby Nelson-Addy scored twice for Cambridge City against North Leigh. Picture: Rich Marsham

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And Histon maintain their excellent form

Ebby Nelson-Addy bagged a brace for Cambridge City as they won 4-2 at North Leigh in Evo-Stik League South, Division One to stretch their unbeaten run to six games.

It was not the best of starts for the Lilywhites as the hosts opened the scoring after nine minutes when Roger James hit the target.

City were back on level terms in the 23rd minute when Lewis Whitehead got his first goal for the club, curling in an excellent effort.

They had the lead before half time as Nelson-Addy got his first in the 37th minute, sending a fine shot 
into the top corner from the edge of the area.

It was 3-1 in the 65th minute, as Ryan Sharman’s header looped over the stranded keeper and into the far corner, although it was credited as an own goal to North Leigh’s Daniel Oliveira.

Jack Tutton reduced the arrears for the hosts from the penalty spot in the 87th minute.

But City avoided a nervous final few minutes as Nelson-Addy got his second of the afternoon, taking advantage of a quick free kick.

The Lilywhites are second in the table, three points behind leaders Bromsgrove Sporting with both having played nine games.

City are at home to Basford United in the FA Trophy this Saturday (October 27).

Basford play in the Evo-Stik League North, Premier Division and are second in the table, six off leaders Scarborough Athletic, having won nine of their 16 games.

Histon stretched their lead at the top of the Thurlow Nunn League, Premier Division table to four points with a 2-1 win over Godmanchester Rovers on Friday night.

Max York had given the Stutes a second-half lead from the penalty spot, but Rovers drew level.

However, Matt Green’s 20-yard effort in the 71st minute and a fine individual goal from Dan Brown on 84 minutes sealed the win.

Histon have 25 points, four clear of second-placed Stowmarket with two games in hand.

They have a trip to third-placed Norwich United this Saturday.

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