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Carlisle United 2-1 Oxford United

Derek Asamoah's 89th-minute goal earned Carlisle United victory over Oxford.

The striker's second goal in two games, nudged in after a Kyle Dempsey corner, added to Mark Beck's 73rd-minute header to complete an unlikely comeback.

Oxford had taken the lead just before the break when Danny Hylton slid in his 11th goal of the season after latching on to Danny Rose's through ball.

And they looked like they would hold on to remain four points clear of their hosts only for Asamoah to intervene.

Line-ups

Carlisle

  • 20Hanford
  • 18Brough
  • 2Grainger
  • 15Meppen-Walter
  • 26White
  • 22Dempsey
  • 16Potts
  • 4MarrowBooked at 49mins
  • 27ElliottSubstituted forAmooat 59'minutes
  • 17Beck
  • 31IlievSubstituted forAsamoahat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Robson
  • 7Amoo
  • 8Sweeney
  • 10Dicker
  • 14Gillies
  • 25Asamoah
  • 33Eccles

Oxford Utd

  • 1Clarke
  • 25Riley
  • 6Wright
  • 5Mullins
  • 34Holmes-Dennis
  • 7RoseSubstituted forRobertsat 78'minutes
  • 16Whing
  • 19Collins
  • 11PotterSubstituted forO'Dowdaat 61'minutes
  • 27Barnett
  • 10Hylton

Substitutes

  • 2Meades
  • 4Raynes
  • 14Ruffels
  • 15O'Dowda
  • 18Long
  • 28Jakubiak
  • 31Roberts
Referee:
Mick Russell
Attendance:
4,392

Match Stats

Home TeamCarlisleAway TeamOxford Utd
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home14
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home12
Away5
Fouls
Home4
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Carlisle United 2, Oxford United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Carlisle United 2, Oxford United 1.

Attempt missed. Derek Asamoah (Carlisle United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Courtney Meppen-Walter.

Attempt saved. Callum O'Dowda (Oxford United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Andrew Whing (Oxford United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Dan Hanford.

Goal!

Goal! Carlisle United 2, Oxford United 1. Derek Asamoah (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kyle Dempsey with a cross.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Joe Riley.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Michael Collins.

Attempt missed. David Amoo (Carlisle United) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Danny Hylton.

Alex Marrow (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Tareiq Holmes-Dennis (Oxford United).

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Callum O'Dowda.

Attempt missed. Derek Asamoah (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Kyle Dempsey (Carlisle United) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt blocked. Callum O'Dowda (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. James Roberts (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. James Roberts replaces Danny Rose.

Attempt missed. Callum O'Dowda (Oxford United) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Danny Grainger.

Attempt blocked. Tyrone Barnett (Oxford United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! Carlisle United 1, Oxford United 1. Mark Beck (Carlisle United) header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Brad Potts.

Kyle Dempsey (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Collins (Oxford United).

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by John Mullins.

Substitution

Substitution, Oxford United. Callum O'Dowda replaces Alfie Potter.

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Danny Grainger.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Derek Asamoah replaces Georg Iliev.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. David Amoo replaces Stephen Elliott.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Tyrone Barnett.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Jake Wright.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Jake Wright.

Attempt blocked. Stephen Elliott (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Booking

Alex Marrow (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card.

Andrew Whing (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Alex Marrow (Carlisle United).

Attempt missed. Mark Beck (Carlisle United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Second Half

Second Half begins Carlisle United 0, Oxford United 1.

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As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton159331810830
2Wycombe1585221111029
3Burton159152019128
4Shrewsbury1583423111227
5Bury158342417727
6Plymouth15825178926
7Newport156541814423
8Morecambe147251713423
9Southend156451413122
10Cheltenham156451517-222
11Cambridge156362618821
12Wimbledon155552223-120
13Portsmouth155551516-120
14Stevenage156271922-320
15Accrington156272226-420
16Exeter145451618-219
17Mansfield155461317-419
18Northampton155372323018
19Oxford Utd154471721-416
20Carlisle154382027-715
21Dag & Red154381825-715
22York151951320-712
23Tranmere152581320-711
24Hartlepool1532101025-1511
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