League Two
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Plymouth Argyle 1-0 Carlisle United

Plymouth Argyle sealed all three points at home to in-form Carlisle United thanks to a first half Lewis Alessandra strike.

Alessandra smartly latched onto Dominic Blizzard's cross from the left wing to give the home side an early lead.

Bobby Reid almost increased Argyle's advantage with an impressive effort from long range that just went wide.

Carlisle searched for a late leveller and came close when Brad Potts shot was cleared off the line by Curtis Nelson.

Line-ups

Plymouth

  • 23McCormick
  • 5Nelson
  • 16McHugh
  • 29Hartley
  • 28O'Connor
  • 4Cox
  • 17Reid
  • 11Blizzard
  • 2Mellor
  • 7AlessandraSubstituted forMorganat 90'minutes
  • 9ReidSubstituted forSmalleyat 73'minutesBooked at 81mins

Substitutes

  • 1Bittner
  • 6Norburn
  • 8Banton
  • 10Morgan
  • 13Kellett
  • 14Harvey
  • 22Smalley

Carlisle

  • 20Hanford
  • 26WhiteBooked at 88mins
  • 12ThirlwellSubstituted forO'Hanlonat 45'minutes
  • 6Archibald-HenvilleBooked at 20mins
  • 18Brough
  • 19SymingtonSubstituted forRobsonat 45'minutes
  • 22DempseySubstituted forElliottat 86'minutes
  • 10Dicker
  • 16Potts
  • 31Iliev
  • 17Beck

Substitutes

  • 3Robson
  • 4Marrow
  • 8Sweeney
  • 14Gillies
  • 23O'Hanlon
  • 27Elliott
  • 29Caig
Referee:
Pat Miller
Attendance:
6,529

Match Stats

Home TeamPlymouthAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home11
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away7
Fouls
Home9
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Plymouth Argyle 1, Carlisle United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Plymouth Argyle 1, Carlisle United 0.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Luke McCormick.

Attempt saved. Georg Iliev (Carlisle United) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Lee Cox (Plymouth Argyle).

Gary Dicker (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Marvin Morgan replaces Lewis Alessandra.

Booking

Hayden White (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card.

Dominic Blizzard (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Hayden White (Carlisle United).

Carl McHugh (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mark Beck (Carlisle United).

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Stephen Elliott replaces Kyle Dempsey.

Attempt blocked. Matty Robson (Carlisle United) right footed shot from very close range is blocked.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Carl McHugh.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Curtis Nelson.

Foul by Carl McHugh (Plymouth Argyle).

(Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Dan Hanford.

Attempt saved. Lewis Alessandra (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Deane Smalley (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Troy Archibald-Henville (Carlisle United).

Attempt missed. Bobby Reid (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Deane Smalley (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Patrick Brough (Carlisle United).

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Sean O'Hanlon.

Attempt blocked. Dominic Blizzard (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Troy Archibald-Henville.

Attempt missed. Bobby Reid (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Deane Smalley (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Deane Smalley replaces Reuben Reid.

Peter Hartley (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Troy Archibald-Henville (Carlisle United).

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Dominic Blizzard.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Curtis Nelson.

Lee Cox (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Patrick Brough (Carlisle United).

(Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Troy Archibald-Henville (Carlisle United).

Foul by Peter Hartley (Plymouth Argyle).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe138411981128
2Bury1382323111226
3Burton138141615125
4Luton13733149524
5Plymouth13715148622
6Morecambe137151612422
7Shrewsbury136341610621
8Southend136341311221
9Newport135441613319
10Cheltenham135441313019
11Cambridge135352315818
12Northampton135352219318
13Wimbledon135352021-118
14Portsmouth134541112-117
15Stevenage135261619-317
16Mansfield135261216-417
17Exeter134451417-316
18Accrington135171824-616
19Dag & Red134271621-514
20Oxford Utd133461318-513
21Carlisle133371522-712
22Hartlepool13328820-1211
23York131751118-710
24Tranmere132381118-79
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