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Carlisle United 0-2 Crewe Alexandra

Carlisle saw their winless run in League Two extend to seven games as Crewe secure victory at Brunton Park.

The Cumbrians played with 10 men for most of the second half after Shaun Miller was sent off while goals from Callum Cooke and Jordan Bowery gave Crewe a third straight win.

Carlisle, without a goal in those seven games, started purposefully and Jamie Proctor, their on-loan Bolton striker, was denied an early goal by an offside flag.

However, Alex took the lead in the 34th minute when George Cooper's ball into the box found Cooke running clear and he cleverly steered the ball past Mark Gillespie from close range.

Carlisle went down to 10 men in the 51st minute when Miller was shown a straight red card for a foul on Oliver Turton.

Crewe made it 2-0 in the 61st minute when Cooper skipped past Luke Joyce to get to the byeline and Bowery at the far post was left with an easy tap-in.

The visitors should have had another in the closing minutes when Cooke was through on his own only to be denied by Gillespie.

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Line-ups

Carlisle

  • 1Gillespie
  • 23Miller
  • 28Liddle
  • 5RaynesSubstituted forWaringat 62'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 3Grainger
  • 17DevittSubstituted forO'Sullivanat 69'minutes
  • 19Lambe
  • 4Joyce
  • 10AdamsSubstituted forJoachimat 57'minutes
  • 20MillerBooked at 51mins
  • 9ProctorBooked at 81mins

Substitutes

  • 2Ward
  • 15Brisley
  • 18O'Sullivan
  • 22Crocombe
  • 26Hooper
  • 27Waring
  • 29Joachim

Crewe

  • 1Garratt
  • 2Turton
  • 5Ray
  • 6Nugent
  • 14Bakayogo
  • 24Cooke
  • 8Jones
  • 18Bingham
  • 11Cooper
  • 9DagnallSubstituted forAinleyat 90+1'minutes
  • 16BowerySubstituted forWintleat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 17Udoh
  • 21Wintle
  • 23Ng
  • 25Ainley
  • 27Dale
  • 31Dawber
  • 35Finney
Referee:
Nigel Miller
Attendance:
4,695

Match Stats

Home TeamCarlisleAway TeamCrewe
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home10
Away12
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home12
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Carlisle United 0, Crewe Alexandra 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Carlisle United 0, Crewe Alexandra 2.

Booking

George Waring (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by George Waring (Carlisle United).

James Jones (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Callum Ainley replaces Chris Dagnall.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Ben Nugent.

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

Junior Joachim (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Zoumana Bakayogo (Crewe Alexandra).

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Mark Gillespie.

Attempt saved. Callum Cooke (Crewe Alexandra) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Ryan Wintle replaces Jordan Bowery.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Gary Liddle.

Booking

Jamie Proctor (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by George Waring (Carlisle United).

Ben Nugent (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. James Jones (Crewe Alexandra) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Luke Joyce (Carlisle United).

Chris Dagnall (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

George Waring (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ben Nugent (Crewe Alexandra).

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Ben Nugent.

Attempt missed. George Cooper (Crewe Alexandra) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Crewe Alexandra. Conceded by Luke Joyce.

Attempt blocked. James Jones (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Chris Dagnall (Crewe Alexandra) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. John O'Sullivan replaces Jamie Devitt.

Attempt missed. Luke Joyce (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by George Waring (Carlisle United).

Zoumana Bakayogo (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. George Cooper (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Jamie Devitt (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. George Waring replaces Michael Raynes.

Goal!

Goal! Carlisle United 0, Crewe Alexandra 2. Jordan Bowery (Crewe Alexandra) left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by George Cooper.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Junior Joachim replaces Nicky Adams because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Reggie Lambe (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt blocked. Jamie Proctor (Carlisle United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Dismissal

Shaun Miller (Carlisle United) is shown the red card.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Doncaster38239675443178
2Plymouth382261058401872
3Portsmouth392081161352668
4Stevenage391951564521262
5Blackpool391515961402160
6Luton391515956371960
7Exeter391781463471659
8Carlisle391514105658-259
9Mansfield391513114843558
10Colchester39169145551457
11Wycombe391510144747055
12Cambridge38159144842654
13Grimsby391410154648-252
14Barnet391215125053-351
15Accrington381213134849-149
16Crewe391212154554-948
17Crawley39139174760-1348
18Yeovil391016134251-946
19Morecambe39137194661-1546
20Notts County39137194365-2246
21Hartlepool391011184965-1641
22Cheltenham39912183955-1639
23Newport39712204364-2133
24Leyton Orient3995254170-2932
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