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Oxford UtdOxford United2CarlisleCarlisle United1

Oxford United 2-1 Carlisle United

Kyle Vassell
Kyle Vassell joined Oxford on loan from Peterborough two days before the game against Carlisle.

Substitute Kyle Vassell's strike on debut helped Oxford move clear of the League Two relegation zone as they came from behind to beat 10-man Carlisle.

The visitors took the lead when U's keeper Ryan Clare misjudged Paul Corry's 35-yard free-kick, before Patrick Hoban headed home an equaliser.

The Cumbrians then had defender Troy Archibald-Henville sent off for two yellow cards in two minutes.

And Vassell fired home the winner five minutes after coming on.

Line-ups

Oxford Utd

  • 1Clarke
  • 12BaldockBooked at 54mins
  • 5Mullins
  • 6Wright
  • 3Skarz
  • 29Roofe
  • 19Collins
  • 14Ruffels
  • 7RoseSubstituted forO'Dowdaat 86'minutes
  • 9HobanSubstituted forVassellat 75'minutes
  • 10HyltonSubstituted forRobertsat 90+4'minutes

Substitutes

  • 15O'Dowda
  • 16Whing
  • 18Ashdown
  • 22Long
  • 27Vassell
  • 31Roberts
  • 33Dunkley

Carlisle

  • 20Hanford
  • 2Grainger
  • 6Archibald-HenvilleBooked at 68mins
  • 31Young
  • 35CorryBooked at 77mins
  • 24MonakanaSubstituted forAsamoahat 54'minutes
  • 4Kennedy
  • 18Brough
  • 21Rigg
  • 22DempseySubstituted forAtkinsonat 76'minutes
  • 26WykeSubstituted forBuddleat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Gillespie
  • 5Buddle
  • 9Paynter
  • 11Kearns
  • 17Beck
  • 25Asamoah
  • 36Atkinson
Referee:
Gavin Ward
Attendance:
5,515

Match Stats

Home TeamOxford UtdAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home13
Away5
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home13
Away3
Fouls
Home7
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Oxford United 2, Carlisle United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Oxford United 2, Carlisle United 1.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Oxford United. James Roberts replaces Danny Hylton.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kemar Roofe (Oxford United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Oxford United. Callum O'Dowda replaces Danny Rose.

  6. Post update

    Jake Wright (Oxford United) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box following a corner.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Jason Kennedy.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Nathan Buddle.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Oxford United 2, Carlisle United 1. Kyle Vassell (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Danny Grainger.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Danny Grainger.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Patrick Brough.

  13. Booking

    Paul Corry (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card.

  14. Post update

    Josh Ruffels (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Paul Corry (Carlisle United).

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Carlisle United. David Atkinson replaces Kyle Dempsey.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Danny Hylton (Oxford United).

  18. Post update

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

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Oxford United. Kyle Vassell replaces Pat Hoban.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kemar Roofe (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton38237856322476
2Shrewsbury39228958283074
3Wycombe392014558362274
4Bury382071150371367
5Southend38171294435963
6Newport391710124542361
7Plymouth391791345281760
8Luton391610134639758
9Stevenage38169135246657
10Northampton39175175850856
11Exeter391413125253-155
12Wimbledon391411145050053
13Morecambe391311154144-350
14Portsmouth391213144444049
15Dag & Red39147184652-649
16Oxford Utd391113154046-646
17Accrington39137194765-1846
18Mansfield39129183350-1745
19Cambridge391111175253-144
20York39817144146-541
21Carlisle39125224664-1841
22Hartlepool39116223158-2739
23Tranmere39911194155-1438
24Cheltenham39813183558-2337
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