FA Cup - First Round
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St Albans City 3-5 Carlisle United

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Highlights: St Albans City 3-5 Carlisle

League Two promotion hopefuls Carlisle United came back from behind to beat National League South side St Albans in an entertaining FA Cup encounter.

Forward Junior Morias gave the hosts an early lead with a terrific effort from range before Danny Grainger levelled for the Cumbrians from the spot.

Jason Kennedy put the visitors in front but Morias equalised with a good shot.

Jabo Ibehre scored two headers and Reggie Lambe tapped home a fifth before Louie Theophanous hit a consolation.

Line-ups

St Albans City

  • 1RussellBooked at 19mins
  • 2CaseySubstituted forLucienat 63'minutes
  • 5Martin
  • 6Hill
  • 3Bender
  • 14Herd
  • 8ThomasSubstituted forBallat 84'minutes
  • 11NobleSubstituted forMersonat 75'minutes
  • 4Chappell
  • 9Theophanous
  • 15Morias

Substitutes

  • 7Lucien
  • 10Merson
  • 12Akinyemi
  • 13Coulton
  • 16Ball
  • 17Hoenes
  • 19Locke

Carlisle

  • 1Gillespie
  • 15Brisley
  • 5RaynesBooked at 28minsSubstituted forLambeat 42'minutes
  • 6Ellis
  • 3Grainger
  • 7Kennedy
  • 4Joyce
  • 8Jones
  • 10AdamsSubstituted forMillerat 74'minutes
  • 9WykeSubstituted forMillerat 70'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 14Ibehre

Substitutes

  • 11Asamoah
  • 12Gillesphey
  • 17Devitt
  • 19Lambe
  • 20Miller
  • 22Crocombe
  • 23Miller
Referee:
Simon Hooper
Attendance:
3,473

Match Stats

Home TeamSt Albans CityAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home11
Away15
Shots on Target
Home4
Away9
Corners
Home2
Away9
Fouls
Home9
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, St Albans City 3, Carlisle United 5.

Full Time

Second Half ends, St Albans City 3, Carlisle United 5.

Sam Merson (St Albans City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mark Ellis (Carlisle United).

Booking

Shaun Miller (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Tom Bender (St Albans City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Shaun Miller (Carlisle United).

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

Attempt blocked. Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Ben Martin (St Albans City).

Jason Kennedy (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Shaun Lucien (St Albans City).

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

Goal!

Goal! St Albans City 3, Carlisle United 5. Louie Theophanous (St Albans City) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Sam Merson.

Substitution

Substitution, St Albans City. Matt Ball replaces Scott Thomas.

Attempt saved. Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! St Albans City 2, Carlisle United 5. Reggie Lambe (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! St Albans City 2, Carlisle United 4. Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) header from very close range to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Danny Grainger following a corner.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Tom Bender.

Attempt blocked. Junior Morias (St Albans City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, St Albans City. Sam Merson replaces David Noble.

Attempt blocked. Louie Theophanous (St Albans City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Tom Miller replaces Nicky Adams.

Goal!

Goal! St Albans City 2, Carlisle United 3. Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) header from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Michael Jones.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Shaun Miller replaces Charlie Wyke.

Junior Morias (St Albans City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Shaun Brisley (Carlisle United).

Tom Bender (St Albans City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nicky Adams (Carlisle United).

Goal!

Goal! St Albans City 2, Carlisle United 2. Junior Morias (St Albans City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Scott Thomas.

Substitution

Substitution, St Albans City. Shaun Lucien replaces George Casey.

Attempt missed. Michael Jones (Carlisle United) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Scott Thomas.

Corner, St Albans City. Conceded by Mark Ellis.

Attempt blocked. Louie Theophanous (St Albans City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Jason Kennedy (Carlisle United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! St Albans City 1, Carlisle United 2. Jason Kennedy (Carlisle United) header from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Nicky Adams following a corner.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Josh Hill.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Ben Martin.

Attempt saved. Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

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