Despite a debut goal from Nathan Blissett, inside the first minute of the match, Cambridge United slipped to defeat at Southport following second half strikes from Neil Byrne and Shaun Whalley.
Key Match Facts:
Goal for Cambridge Utd: Blissett (1)
Caution for Cambridge Utd: Wassmer (22)
Caution for Southport: Chalmers (26)
Goal for Southport: Byrne (54)
Substitution for Cambridge Utd: Berry replaced by Jarvis (56)
Goal for Southport: Whalley (60) (pen)
Substitution for Southport: Willis replaced by Clancy (69)
Substitution for Southport: Poku replaced by Almond (75)
Substitution for Southport: Ledsham replaced by Benjamin (82)
Full match report and reaction to follow.
Southport: McMillan, Smith, Owens, Byrne, Willis, Parry, Whalley, Ledsham (Benjamin), Chalmers, Kay, Poku (Almond). Subs not used: Hibbert, Clancy, Tames
Cambridge United: Ross, Roberts, McAuley, Wassmer, Haynes-Brown, Shaw, Dunk, Berry (Jarvis), Reed, Hughes, Blissett. Subs not used: Anderson, Brighton, Taylor, Richards
Referee: Seb Stockbridge