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Carlisle United 2-2 Leyton Orient

A Danny Grainger penalty four minutes from time enabled Carlisle to salvage a draw against Leyton Orient and preserve the Cumbrians' record as the last unbeaten team in League Two.

Orient twice led through goals from Paul McCallum and Harry Cornick with substitute Charlie Wyke scoring Carlisle's first just after the break.

Carlisle just had the edge in first-half possession, without seriously troubling Alex Cisak, although the goalkeeper was comprehensively beaten in the 30th minute when a Nicky Adams curler from the edge of the box bounced clear off the right-hand post.

Gavin Massey was posing problems for Carlisle down the right, but when he set up a chance for Liam Kelly the shot did not match the winger's creativity.

However, Orient were not to be denied and took the lead a minute before the break when Jordan Bowery played a neat ball through to McCallum who coolly slid a shot low past Mark Gillespie from 12 yards for his fifth goal of the season.

Within a minute of the restart Carlisle's half-time changes, which saw Wyke and Reggie Lambe on for Mark Ellis and Jamie Devitt, paid dividends when Sean Miller squeezed a cross over from the right and Wyke forced the ball home from six yards.

Orient regained the lead in the 64th minute when Cornick, the on-loan Bournemouth forward, twisted and turned inside the area to work himself a shooting chance before drilling a low right-foot drive into the bottom corner.

The visitors looked set for the victory until Kelly was penalised for handling Lambe's cross in the area and Grainger thumped home the resulting 86th-minute penalty.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Carlisle

  • 1Gillespie
  • 23Miller
  • 12Gillesphey
  • 5RaynesBooked at 73mins
  • 3Grainger
  • 4Joyce
  • 8Jones
  • 10Adams
  • 17DevittSubstituted forLambeat 45'minutes
  • 6EllisSubstituted forWykeat 45'minutes
  • 20MillerSubstituted forIbehreat 70'minutesBooked at 87mins

Substitutes

  • 2Atkinson
  • 7Kennedy
  • 9Wyke
  • 14Ibehre
  • 19Lambe
  • 21Brough
  • 22Crocombe

Leyton Orient

  • 1Cisak
  • 16HuntBooked at 90mins
  • 37Erichot
  • 6Parkes
  • 3KennedyBooked at 56mins
  • 20Cornick
  • 4KellyBooked at 51mins
  • 8Weir
  • 11Massey
  • 21BowerySubstituted forPalmerat 51'minutes
  • 10McCallumSubstituted forSemedoat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Palmer
  • 18N'Nomo
  • 22Semedo
  • 24Sargeant
  • 25Pollock
  • 29Judd
  • 32Ochieng
Referee:
Ben Toner
Attendance:
4,465

Match Stats

Home TeamCarlisleAway TeamLeyton Orient
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home17
Away13
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home8
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Carlisle United 2, Leyton Orient 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Carlisle United 2, Leyton Orient 2.

Booking

Ollie Palmer (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ollie Palmer (Leyton Orient).

Foul by Michael Jones (Carlisle United).

Liam Kelly (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Carlisle United 2, Leyton Orient 2. Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Booking

Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card.

Penalty conceded by Liam Kelly (Leyton Orient) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

Foul by Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United).

Nicky Hunt (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Charlie Wyke (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

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

Foul by Liam Kelly (Leyton Orient).

Substitution

Substitution, Leyton Orient. Sandro Semedo replaces Paul McCallum.

Foul by Reggie Lambe (Carlisle United).

Harry Cornick (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Michael Raynes (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Michael Raynes (Carlisle United).

Paul McCallum (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Jabo Ibehre replaces Shaun Miller.

Attempt missed. Tom Parkes (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Leyton Orient. Conceded by Michael Jones.

Attempt blocked. Harry Cornick (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Charlie Wyke (Carlisle United).

Liam Kelly (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Foul by Robbie Weir (Leyton Orient).

Attempt missed. Michael Raynes (Carlisle United) header from the right side of the six yard box is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Yvan Erichot.

Goal!

Goal! Carlisle United 1, Leyton Orient 2. Harry Cornick (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Foul by Charlie Wyke (Carlisle United).

Liam Kelly (Leyton Orient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Michael Raynes (Carlisle United) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Tom Parkes.

Attempt missed. Ollie Palmer (Leyton Orient) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Robbie Weir (Leyton Orient) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Attempt blocked. Liam Kelly (Leyton Orient) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Booking

Callum Kennedy (Leyton Orient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth750286215
2Portsmouth7421115614
3Luton7412157813
4Doncaster7412158713
5Colchester74121310313
6Crewe7331108212
7Morecambe74031012-212
8Leyton Orient7322118311
9Carlisle725097211
10Mansfield732277011
11Grimsby73131512310
12Stevenage73131414010
13Barnet62316429
14Hartlepool72321216-49
15Blackpool72239728
16Accrington72231011-18
17Notts County7223911-28
18Crawley7223610-48
19Cheltenham71427707
20Newport6132910-16
21Exeter7205611-56
22Wycombe7124613-75
23Yeovil7115512-74
24Cambridge7034411-73
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