KaiKai double sinks Mansfield

Date published: Saturday 18th April 2015 6:35

during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Birmingham City at Villa Park on April 23, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

Results elsewhere ensured that both teams’ League Two safety was ensured.

Sullay Kaikai gave the U’s the perfect start, powering home a free-kick from 40 yards out that Sascha Studer got hands to but could not keep out.

Kaikai capped a dominant first half for the hosts with a second goal two minutes before the interval. His short corner was returned to him by Josh Coulson, allowing him to fire a left-foot shot through a crowd of players and into the far corner of the net.

Mansfield were gifted a route back into the game after 64 minutes when Coulson under-hit a back pass to his goalkeeper and Lee Thomas squared the ball for Rakish Bingham to tap into an empty net.

After Kaikai went close with another free-kick from long range, Cambridge finally made the game safe two minutes from the end. Tom Elliott led a breakaway and spread the ball to Harrison Dunk, whose left-wing cross found Elliott unmarked to head beyond Studer.

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