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Carlisle United 2-2 Portsmouth

Danny Grainger scored a late equaliser for Carlisle United as they fought back to earn a point at home to Portsmouth.

Grainger put Carlisle ahead from the spot after he was fouled by Christian Burgess but Caolan Lavery levelled after sliding home Ben Davies' cross.

Pompey took the lead when Marc McNulty burst into the area before coolly placing past keeper Mark Gillespie.

But, deep into added time, Grainger broke through the Portsmouth back line to power home from long range.

Line-ups

Carlisle

  • 1Gillespie
  • 6Atkinson
  • 5RaynesSubstituted forAsamoahat 73'minutes
  • 27Ellis
  • 3Grainger
  • 4JoyceSubstituted forSweeneyat 78'minutes
  • 7Kennedy
  • 2Miller
  • 16DickerBooked at 85mins
  • 17Gilliead
  • 14IbehreSubstituted forWykeat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Wyke
  • 10Héry
  • 11Brough
  • 12Sweeney
  • 13Hanford
  • 25Asamoah
  • 44McQueen

Portsmouth

  • 24Murphy
  • 2Davies
  • 4Webster
  • 6Burgess
  • 3Stevens
  • 8Doyle
  • 29Hollands
  • 26EvansSubstituted forTollittat 64'minutes
  • 7McGurkSubstituted forMcNultyat 64'minutesBooked at 68minsSubstituted forAtanganaat 75'minutes
  • 23Bennett
  • 13LaveryBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 5Boco
  • 10McNulty
  • 18Tollitt
  • 19Chaplin
  • 20Clarke
  • 25Atangana
  • 35Bass
Referee:
Scott Duncan
Attendance:
5,503

Match Stats

Home TeamCarlisleAway TeamPortsmouth
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home6
Away15
Shots on Target
Home4
Away6
Corners
Home2
Away8
Fouls
Home7
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Carlisle United 2, Portsmouth 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Carlisle United 2, Portsmouth 2.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Charlie Wyke (Carlisle United).

  4. Post update

    Michael Doyle (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Goal!

    Goal! Carlisle United 2, Portsmouth 2. Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

  6. Booking

    Caolan Lavery (Portsmouth) is shown the yellow card.

  7. Post update

    Mark Gillespie (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Caolan Lavery (Portsmouth).

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Alex Gilliead (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Caolan Lavery (Portsmouth).

  11. Post update

    Gary Dicker (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  12. Booking

    Gary Dicker (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Gary Dicker (Carlisle United).

  14. Post update

    Michael Doyle (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Alex Gilliead (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Michael Doyle (Portsmouth).

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Antony Sweeney (Carlisle United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  18. Post update

    Antony Sweeney (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Nigel Atangana (Portsmouth).

  20. Post update

    Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Danny Hollands.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth18122428141438
2Oxford Utd18106229151436
3Northampton1810442922734
4Accrington189542921832
5Portsmouth187922516930
6Mansfield1885525151029
7Leyton Orient188553025529
8Wimbledon187652524127
9Carlisle187653132-127
10Luton187562921826
11Wycombe167542114726
12Bristol Rovers178272220226
13Exeter187562526-126
14Crawley187472327-425
15Morecambe177373129224
16Notts County176472225-322
17Barnet186392328-521
18Cambridge185582328-520
19Hartlepool1862101928-920
20Stevenage183782132-1116
21Newport183691728-1115
22York1826102131-1012
23Yeovil1825111931-1211
24Dag & Red1716101732-159
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