League Two
PlymouthPlymouth Argyle1CarlisleCarlisle United0

Plymouth Argyle 1-0 Carlisle United

Plymouth Argyle sealed all three points at home to in-form Carlisle United thanks to a first half Lewis Alessandra strike.

Alessandra smartly latched onto Dominic Blizzard's cross from the left wing to give the home side an early lead.

Bobby Reid almost increased Argyle's advantage with an impressive effort from long range that just went wide.

Carlisle searched for a late leveller and came close when Brad Potts shot was cleared off the line by Curtis Nelson.

Line-ups

Plymouth

Formation 3-5-2

  • 23McCormick
  • 5Nelson
  • 16McHugh
  • 29Hartley
  • 28O'Connor
  • 4Cox
  • 17Reid
  • 11Blizzard
  • 2Mellor
  • 7AlessandraSubstituted forMorganat 90'minutes
  • 9ReidSubstituted forSmalleyat 73'minutesBooked at 81mins

Substitutes

  • 1Bittner
  • 6Norburn
  • 8Banton
  • 10Morgan
  • 13Kellett
  • 14Harvey
  • 22Smalley

Carlisle

Formation 4-4-2

  • 20Hanford
  • 26WhiteBooked at 88mins
  • 12ThirlwellSubstituted forO'Hanlonat 45'minutes
  • 6Archibald-HenvilleBooked at 20mins
  • 18Brough
  • 19SymingtonSubstituted forRobsonat 45'minutes
  • 22DempseySubstituted forElliottat 86'minutes
  • 10Dicker
  • 16Potts
  • 31Iliev
  • 17Beck

Substitutes

  • 3Robson
  • 4Marrow
  • 8Sweeney
  • 14Gillies
  • 23O'Hanlon
  • 27Elliott
  • 29Caig
Referee:
Pat Miller
Attendance:
6,529

Match Stats

Home TeamPlymouthAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home11
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away7
Fouls
Home9
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Plymouth Argyle 1, Carlisle United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Plymouth Argyle 1, Carlisle United 0.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Luke McCormick.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. Georg Iliev (Carlisle United) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Lee Cox (Plymouth Argyle).

  6. Post update

    Gary Dicker (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Marvin Morgan replaces Lewis Alessandra.

  8. Booking

    Hayden White (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card.

  9. Post update

    Dominic Blizzard (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Hayden White (Carlisle United).

  11. Post update

    Carl McHugh (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Mark Beck (Carlisle United).

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Carlisle United. Stephen Elliott replaces Kyle Dempsey.

  14. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Matty Robson (Carlisle United) right footed shot from very close range is blocked.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Carl McHugh.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Curtis Nelson.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Carl McHugh (Plymouth Argyle).

  18. Post update

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

  19. Post update

    Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Dan Hanford.

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Lewis Alessandra (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.