Match ends, Carlisle United 1, Tranmere Rovers 0.
Keith Curle inspired Carlisle to their first win of the season in his home debut as manager as David Amoo's goal gave them victory over Tranmere.
Amoo got on the end of Danny Grainger's corner to head in the only goal of the game in the 72nd minute.
Before that, Patrick Brough had missed two good chances for the home side, who had not won in the league for 15 games.
George Donnelly could have levelled for Tranmere late on but fired a shot over from 12 yards out.
- 2GraingerBooked at 74mins
- 18BroughSubstituted forElliottat 77'minutes
- 10DickerSubstituted forPaynterat 70'minutes
- 7AmooSubstituted forKearnsat 83'minutes
- 15KirbySubstituted forFanimoat 80'minutes
- 11Bell-BaggieBooked at 69mins
- 23GillSubstituted forKoumasat 80'minutes
- 7DonnellySubstituted forStocktonat 78'minutes
- Jeremy Simpson
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Carlisle United 1, Tranmere Rovers 0.
Daniel Kearns (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Max Power (Tranmere Rovers).
Billy Paynter (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Michael Ihiekwe (Tranmere Rovers).
Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Abdulai Bell-Baggie (Tranmere Rovers).
Stephen Elliott (Carlisle United) hits the left post with a left footed shot from outside the box.
Attempt missed. Eliot Richards (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Substitution, Carlisle United. Daniel Kearns replaces David Amoo.
Attempt missed. Stephen Elliott (Carlisle United) header from the right side of the six yard box is just a bit too high.
Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Ben Davies.
Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Matthias Fanimo replaces Jake Kirby.
Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Jason Koumas replaces Matt Gill.
Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Cole Stockton replaces George Donnelly.
Substitution, Carlisle United. Stephen Elliott replaces Patrick Brough.
Attempt missed. George Donnelly (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.
Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card.
Abdulai Bell-Baggie (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.