chance to best suit their ability in front of goal.
Ardley admitted afterwards that the final third was ultimately one of the main reasons as to why this game ended up being another missed opportunity to gain ground on the sides above them.
Crosses failed to ask serious questions of the visitors’ defence and you sensed that only a mistake would end up with Cambridge conceding the equaliser.
As a result, the remaining minutes became a period of frustration and desperation as Ardley turned to Kion Etete in the hope that his youthful energy might salvage a result.
But it never came as the hope and expectation transformed into fear that Notts are hurtling out of the Football League with a whimper.
Ryan Schofield had a solid debut in goal