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Carlisle United 1-2 Luton Town

Luton Town hung on to beat fellow play-off hopefuls Carlisle United and boost their own outside promotion hopes.

Joe Pigott put the Hatters ahead with a cool finish in the first half, and Josh McQuoid tucked in a close range second after the break.

Carlisle gained hope when Jack Stacey drilled in from the edge of the box.

However, the visitors defended resolutely to climb above the Cumbrians to 13th in the League Two table and remain six points off the top seven.

Line-ups

Carlisle

  • 1Gillespie
  • 44McQueen
  • 6AtkinsonSubstituted forArchibald-Henvilleat 68'minutes
  • 26Gillesphey
  • 3GraingerSubstituted forAsamoahat 83'minutes
  • 4Joyce
  • 7Kennedy
  • 15ComleySubstituted forIbehreat 45'minutes
  • 16Stacey
  • 9Wyke
  • 17Gilliead

Substitutes

  • 11Brough
  • 12Sweeney
  • 13Hanford
  • 14Ibehre
  • 20Archibald-Henville
  • 23Thompson
  • 25Asamoah

Luton

  • 16Justham
  • 2O'Donnell
  • 5Rea
  • 44Sheehan
  • 3Potts
  • 17RuddockSubstituted forHowellsat 85'minutes
  • 7Lawless
  • 19Lee
  • 11GreenSubstituted forMcGeehanat 69'minutes
  • 23McQuoidBooked at 74minsSubstituted forMarriottat 90+2'minutes
  • 45Pigott

Substitutes

  • 8McGeehan
  • 9Benson
  • 14Marriott
  • 31King
  • 35Banton
  • 37Musonda
  • 40Howells
Referee:
Tony Harrington
Attendance:
3,497

Match Stats

Home TeamCarlisleAway TeamLuton
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home14
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home7
Away6
Fouls
Home8
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Carlisle United 1, Luton Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Carlisle United 1, Luton Town 2.

Attempt missed. Troy Archibald-Henville (Carlisle United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Olly Lee.

Derek Asamoah (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Glen Rea (Luton Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Jack Marriott replaces Josh McQuoid.

Attempt missed. Jack Stacey (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

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

Foul by Cameron McGeehan (Luton Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Jake Howells replaces Pelly Ruddock.

Attempt missed. Cameron McGeehan (Luton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Alex Gilliead.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Derek Asamoah replaces Danny Grainger.

Attempt blocked. Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) header from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Josh McQuoid (Luton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Mark Gillespie (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Josh McQuoid (Luton Town).

Attempt saved. Joe Pigott (Luton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Cameron McGeehan replaces Danny Green.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Troy Archibald-Henville replaces David Atkinson because of an injury.

Foul by Macaulay Gillesphey (Carlisle United).

Joe Pigott (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Josh McQuoid.

Goal!

Goal! Carlisle United 1, Luton Town 2. Jack Stacey (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jabo Ibehre.

Attempt missed. Jason Kennedy (Carlisle United) right footed shot from very close range is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Macaulay Gillesphey.

Foul by Jack Stacey (Carlisle United).

Dan Potts (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Goal!

Goal! Carlisle United 0, Luton Town 2. Josh McQuoid (Luton Town) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Joe Pigott.

Foul by Jason Kennedy (Carlisle United).

Stephen O'Donnell (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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

Foul by Alex Lawless (Luton Town).

Attempt missed. Charlie Wyke (Carlisle United) header from very close range is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Dan Potts.

Second Half

Second Half begins Carlisle United 0, Luton Town 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Jabo Ibehre replaces Brandon Comley.

Half Time

First Half ends, Carlisle United 0, Luton Town 1.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton432711577443392
2Accrington432212970482278
3Oxford Utd432114877413677
4Plymouth432381263412277
5Bristol Rovers432371368432576
6Portsmouth421815969412869
7Wimbledon4219111262491368
8Wycombe431713134438664
9Cambridge4317121462521063
10Exeter431712146057363
11Leyton Orient431712145860-263
12Mansfield431711156051962
13Luton43188175857162
14Carlisle431516126160161
15Barnet431610176063-358
16Hartlepool43156224963-1451
17Notts County43139215276-2448
18Crawley43138224571-2647
19Yeovil431014193854-1644
20Morecambe43128236685-1944
21Stevenage431013204866-1843
22Newport431012214261-1942
23York43712244979-3033
24Dag & Red43610273977-3828
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