League One
Port ValePort Vale2CarlisleCarlisle United1
Tom Pope

Port Vale came from behind to beat Carlisle and end a run of three successive defeats.

Courtney Meppen-Walter opened the scoring for the visitors when he headed home James Berrett's free-kick.

Carlisle could have extended their lead, but Chris Neal kept out efforts by Danny Redmond and Liam Noble before Ben Williamson's drive levelled it.

Minutes later Vale got their winner when Jennison Myrie-Williams crossed for Tom Pope to head home.

The win enabled Vale to remain 10th in League One, while Carlisle dropped to 19th, just two points above the relegation zone.

Line-ups

Port Vale

  • 1Neal
  • 20Grimmer
  • 5Dickinson
  • 21Griffith
  • 4Robertson
  • 24Duffy
  • 26BirchallSubstituted forShukerat 84'minutes
  • 7Loft
  • 19WilliamsonSubstituted forKnottat 86'minutes
  • 11Pope
  • 9Myrie-Williams

Substitutes

  • 3Jones
  • 8Dodds
  • 12Johnson
  • 15Shuker
  • 18Lines
  • 28Knott
  • 39Hugill

Carlisle

  • 18Pickford
  • 19Symington
  • 4Chantler
  • 8Noble
  • 39Chimbonda
  • 30Meppen-Walter
  • 24RedmondSubstituted forByrneat 63'minutes
  • 16Potts
  • 9Miller
  • 7Amoo
  • 21BerrettSubstituted forGuyat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 15Edwards
  • 20Fleming
  • 25Byrne
  • 26Lynch
  • 27Brough
  • 29Guy
  • 33Gomez Novo
Referee:
Scott Duncan
Attendance:
5,009

Match Stats

Home TeamPort ValeAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home9
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home12
Away6
Fouls
Home7
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Port Vale 2, Carlisle United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Port Vale 2, Carlisle United 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Billy Knott (Port Vale) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  4. Post update

    Carl Dickinson (Port Vale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Lee Miller (Carlisle United).

  6. Post update

    Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Chris Chantler.

  7. Post update

    Anthony Griffith (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Liam Noble (Carlisle United).

  9. Post update

    Anthony Griffith (Port Vale) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Lee Miller (Carlisle United).

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Port Vale. Billy Knott replaces Ben Williamson.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Port Vale. Chris Shuker replaces Chris Birchall.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by David Symington.

  14. Post update

    Anthony Griffith (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Liam Noble (Carlisle United).

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Tom Pope (Port Vale) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sam Byrne (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Lee Miller (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Tom Pope (Port Vale).

  20. Post update

    Courtney Meppen-Walter (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wolves33227460204073
2Leyton Orient35218668333571
3Brentford33217556312570
4Preston351813451351667
5Rotherham341711664432162
6Peterborough34174135546955
7MK Dons35147145047349
8Swindon35138145247547
9Walsall351211123938147
10Port Vale34144164653-746
11Sheff Utd33128133638-244
12Coventry34149116259341
13Bradford34914114543241
14Gillingham35125184457-1341
15Colchester33912123942-339
16Crawley3091293438-439
17Bristol City35814135258-638
18Oldham35108174051-1138
19Carlisle34107173856-1837
20Tranmere3499164160-1936
21Stevenage34105193654-1835
22Crewe3598184067-2735
23Shrewsbury34711163346-1332
24Notts County3594224261-1931
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