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Southend United 2-0 Carlisle United

Southend strengthened their grip on a League Two play-off place after two second-half goals saw off Carlisle.

Shrimpers manager Phil Brown got the reaction he wanted after last week's 4-2 defeat by Stevenage.

After a goalless first-half Michael Timlin's stunning 20-yard shot broke the deadlock in the 50th minute.

Carlisle had penalty shouts rejected when Steven Rigg went down in a tussle with goalkeeper Ted Smith before Barry Corr's volley sealed the points.

Line-ups

Southend

  • 13Smith
  • 2White
  • 5Thompson
  • 6Prosser
  • 3Coker
  • 7WorrallSubstituted forHurstat 88'minutes
  • 18Leonard
  • 8Timlin
  • 12Atkinson
  • 32PigottSubstituted forPayneat 79'minutes
  • 10Corr

Substitutes

  • 11Weston
  • 14Hurst
  • 17Coulthirst
  • 19Payne
  • 22Deegan
  • 23Binnom-Williams
  • 26Barrett

Carlisle

  • 24Spiegel
  • 31Young
  • 23O'Hanlon
  • 6Archibald-Henville
  • 18Brough
  • 7AmooSubstituted forAsamoahat 88'minutes
  • 8Sweeney
  • 12ThirlwellSubstituted forGilliesat 74'minutes
  • 22Dempsey
  • 21RiggBooked at 69mins
  • 26Wyke

Substitutes

  • 5Buddle
  • 14Gillies
  • 15Meppen-Walter
  • 20Hanford
  • 25Asamoah
  • 32Blackburn
  • 34Griffith
Referee:
Trevor Kettle
Attendance:
5,576

Match Stats

Home TeamSouthendAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home15
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home11
Away2
Fouls
Home8
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Southend United 2, Carlisle United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Southend United 2, Carlisle United 0.

Foul by Adam Thompson (Southend United).

Charlie Wyke (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Barry Corr (Southend United) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Charlie Wyke (Carlisle United) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Foul by Barry Corr (Southend United).

Sean O'Hanlon (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Kevan Hurst replaces David Worrall.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Derek Asamoah replaces David Amoo.

Attempt saved. Adam Thompson (Southend United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Patrick Brough.

Attempt saved. Ben Coker (Southend United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

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

Foul by Ryan Leonard (Southend United).

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

Attempt missed. David Worrall (Southend United) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Jack Payne replaces Joe Pigott.

John White (Southend United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Patrick Brough (Carlisle United).

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Sean O'Hanlon.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Ted Smith (Southend United) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Josh Gillies replaces Paul Thirlwell.

Goal!

Goal! Southend United 2, Carlisle United 0. Barry Corr (Southend United) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by David Worrall.

Booking

Steven Rigg (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card.

John White (Southend United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Steven Rigg (Carlisle United).

Attempt missed. Luke Prosser (Southend United) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left following a corner.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Troy Archibald-Henville.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Troy Archibald-Henville.

Attempt missed. Will Atkinson (Southend United) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Steven Rigg (Carlisle United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Barry Corr (Southend United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Paul Thirlwell (Carlisle United).

Attempt saved. Matt Young (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Southend United 1, Carlisle United 0. Michael Timlin (Southend United) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by David Amoo.

Second Half

Second Half begins Southend United 0, Carlisle United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Southend United 0, Carlisle United 0.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton34197846301664
2Shrewsbury33187847242361
3Wycombe331612547291860
4Luton331610741271458
5Southend3316983830857
6Bury331671045351055
7Newport33158104038253
8Plymouth331571140251552
9Stevenage33147124843549
10Northampton331451453431047
11Wimbledon33129124343045
12Portsmouth331111113937244
13Morecambe33128133434044
14Exeter341111124348-544
15Accrington33134164153-1243
16Cambridge33118144844441
17Oxford Utd33911133640-438
18Mansfield33108152842-1438
19Dag & Red33107163746-937
20Tranmere33810153443-934
21Cheltenham33810153048-1834
22York33615123140-933
23Carlisle33103204058-1833
24Hartlepool3376202554-2927
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