League Two
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Exeter City 2-0 Carlisle United

Matt Grimes
Grimes has scored four goals in 23 appearances for Exeter this season

Exeter extended their unbeaten league run to nine games with a comfortable victory over Carlisle.

Grecians goalkeeper James Hanson produced a stunning save to deny Antony Sweeney from close range midway through the first half.

And Scott Bennett gave Exeter the lead just before the hour, calmly converting Craig Woodman's through ball.

The home side continued to dominate before Matt Grimes sealed the victory with a crisp shot from outside the box.

Line-ups

Exeter

  • 21Hamon
  • 6Ribeiro
  • 2Butterfield
  • 4Bennett
  • 3Woodman
  • 22WheelerSubstituted forCumminsat 90+2'minutes
  • 8Oakley
  • 19Noble
  • 14Grimes
  • 23Nicholls
  • 11DaviesSubstituted forHarleyat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Keohane
  • 20Nichols
  • 26Tillson
  • 30Pym
  • 31Cummins
  • 33Harley
  • 34Morrison

Carlisle

  • 20Hanford
  • 32BrownSubstituted forPaynterat 82'minutes
  • 6Archibald-Henville
  • 34Anderson
  • 2Grainger
  • 8Sweeney
  • 12ThirlwellSubstituted forPottsat 69'minutes
  • 22Dempsey
  • 25Asamoah
  • 17BeckSubstituted forRobsonat 61'minutes
  • 7Amoo

Substitutes

  • 3Robson
  • 9Paynter
  • 15Meppen-Walter
  • 16Potts
  • 18Brough
  • 19Symington
  • 33Eccles
Referee:
Oliver Langford
Attendance:
3,402

Match Stats

Home TeamExeterAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home13
Away12
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away3
Fouls
Home3
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Exeter City 2, Carlisle United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Exeter City 2, Carlisle United 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Graham Cummins replaces David Wheeler.

Goal!

Goal! Exeter City 2, Carlisle United 0. Matt Grimes (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by David Wheeler.

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

Attempt saved. Ryan Harley (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Attempt missed. Tom Anderson (Carlisle United) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Christian Ribeiro.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Billy Paynter replaces Connor Brown.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Troy Archibald-Henville.

Attempt blocked. Matt Grimes (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. David Wheeler (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Foul by Alex Nicholls (Exeter City).

Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Ryan Harley replaces Arron Davies.

Matt Grimes (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Antony Sweeney (Carlisle United).

(Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Derek Asamoah (Carlisle United).

Attempt missed. Matt Grimes (Exeter City) right footed shot from long range on the right is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Kyle Dempsey.

Attempt missed. David Wheeler (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a fast break.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Brad Potts replaces Paul Thirlwell.

Attempt missed. David Amoo (Carlisle United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Matt Grimes (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kyle Dempsey (Carlisle United).

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Matty Robson replaces Mark Beck.

Attempt saved. Arron Davies (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Antony Sweeney (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! Exeter City 1, Carlisle United 0. Scott Bennett (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Craig Woodman.

David Noble (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Paul Thirlwell (Carlisle United).

Attempt missed. David Noble (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Craig Woodman (Exeter City) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Alex Nicholls (Exeter City).

Troy Archibald-Henville (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Craig Woodman (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Second Half

Second Half begins Exeter City 0, Carlisle United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Exeter City 0, Carlisle United 0.

Attempt missed. Christian Ribeiro (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

goal

As It Stood

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2Burton2112363023739
3Shrewsbury20114530151537
4Luton2011452315837
5Plymouth20104625131234
6Newport209743021934
7Exeter219753026434
8Southend2010462219334
9Bury209382825330
10Morecambe209382321230
11Accrington209293134-329
12Cambridge208483124728
13Wimbledon207672729-227
14Portsmouth207582425-126
15Stevenage207492729-225
16Northampton2073102930-124
17Oxford Utd206682225-324
18Cheltenham206681929-1024
19Mansfield206591625-923
20Dag & Red2063112531-621
21York2031072026-619
22Tranmere2046102026-618
23Carlisle2053122539-1418
24Hartlepool2033141438-2412
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