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TranmereTranmere Rovers0CarlisleCarlisle United2

Tranmere Rovers 0-2 Carlisle United

Max Power, Troy Archibald-Henville
Max Power of Tranmere Rovers battles with Troy Archibald-Henville of Carlisle United

Charlie Wyke scored twice as Carlisle beat Tranmere to leapfrog their fellow strugglers in the League Two table.

Wyke drew first blood after a jinking run took him beyond Danny Holmes and his curled effort beat Fon Williams inside the far post.

The lead was doubled when Wyke slid in to poke the ball under Williams after slack Rovers defending.

Kyle Dempsey was sent off after picking up a second yellow as tensions spilled over late on.

Carlisle climbed to 18th position in League Two, five points clear of the relegation places, while Tranmere slipped to 21st, just two points above the drop zone.

Line-ups

Tranmere

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1WilliamsBooked at 90mins
  • 2Holmes
  • 18Dugdale
  • 32ThompsonSubstituted forKoumasat 83'minutes
  • 17Taylor
  • 31Myrie-WilliamsBooked at 88mins
  • 4Power
  • 22Jennings
  • 19MolyneuxSubstituted forStocktonat 57'minutes
  • 9OdejayiSubstituted forHumeat 57'minutes
  • 29DonnellyBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 3Ridehalgh
  • 8Koumas
  • 14Laird
  • 15Kirby
  • 16Stockton
  • 26Brezovan
  • 34Hume

Carlisle

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Gillespie
  • 31Young
  • 23O'Hanlon
  • 6Archibald-Henville
  • 2Grainger
  • 34Griffith
  • 15Meppen-WalterBooked at 90mins
  • 21RiggSubstituted forAsamoahat 73'minutes
  • 22DempseyBooked at 90mins
  • 8SweeneyBooked at 78minsSubstituted forBroughat 84'minutes
  • 26WykeSubstituted forKearnsat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Amoo
  • 11Kearns
  • 16Potts
  • 17Beck
  • 18Brough
  • 20Hanford
  • 25Asamoah
Referee:
Scott Duncan
Attendance:
5,358

Match Stats

Home TeamTranmereAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home16
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home9
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Tranmere Rovers 0, Carlisle United 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 0, Carlisle United 2.

  3. Post update

    Max Power (Tranmere Rovers) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

  4. Booking

    Courtney Meppen-Walter (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card.

  5. Dismissal

    Second yellow card to Kyle Dempsey (Carlisle United).

  6. Booking

    Rory Donnelly (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Danny Holmes (Tranmere Rovers).

  8. Post update

    Derek Asamoah (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  9. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Rory Donnelly (Tranmere Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

  10. Booking

    Kyle Dempsey (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Max Power.

  12. Booking

    Owain Williams (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

  13. Post update

    Derek Asamoah (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Owain Williams (Tranmere Rovers).

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kyle Dempsey (Carlisle United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  16. Booking

    Jennison Myrie-Williams (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

  17. Post update

    Matt Young (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Jennison Myrie-Williams (Tranmere Rovers).

  19. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Iain Hume (Tranmere Rovers) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Derek Asamoah (Carlisle United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is close, but misses to the right.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton29176641271457
2Wycombe291511341212056
3Shrewsbury29167641192255
4Luton28149534211351
5Southend2914963124751
6Newport2913793635146
7Bury29136104034645
8Plymouth291271033221143
9Exeter30119104042-242
10Stevenage29125123938141
11Northampton29124134740740
12Wimbledon28117104038240
13Morecambe29108112928138
14Cambridge28106124234836
15Oxford Utd29810113337-434
16Portsmouth2889112933-433
17Dag & Red2996143239-733
18Carlisle29103163750-1333
19Accrington28103153649-1333
20Mansfield2887132335-1231
21Tranmere2879122934-530
22Cheltenham2979132643-1730
23York29513112735-828
24Hartlepool2956182250-2821
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