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LutonLuton Town3CarlisleCarlisle United4

Luton Town 3-4 Carlisle United

Derek Asamoah
Derek Asamoah has scored seven goals so far this season

Carlisle battled back from 3-1 down to stun Luton at Kenilworth Road.

Jack Marriott slotted in from Olly Lee's pass to give the hosts an early lead before Charlie Wyke levelled just before the break.

Josh McQuoid put the home team back in front immediately after the restart and Danny Green extended the lead with a volley from 20 yards.

Goals by subs Alex Gilliead and Jabo Ibehre got Carlisle back level before Derek Asamoah's low drive won it.

Luton boss John Still told BBC Three Counties Radio:

"I think it was the second goal, we had three defenders on the floor, well you've got no chance of defending if you're on the floor.

"In possession we were terrific, but we've got to defend better.

"Defending's been our Achilles heel this season, I thought we'd got over that and only conceded 1 in 4.

"We've got 3 goals at home and it should be enough, but it wasn't."

Line-ups

Luton

  • 1Tyler
  • 7Lawless
  • 6Cuthbert
  • 25O'Brien
  • 12Griffiths
  • 11GreenBooked at 69mins
  • 4Smith
  • 19Lee
  • 8McGeehanSubstituted forMcCourtat 82'minutes
  • 23McQuoid
  • 14MarriottSubstituted forMackail-Smithat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Hall
  • 15McCourt
  • 16Justham
  • 20Long
  • 22Mackail-Smith
  • 24Williams
  • 26Doyle

Carlisle

  • 1Gillespie
  • 6Atkinson
  • 5Raynes
  • 27Ellis
  • 2MillerSubstituted forIbehreat 64'minutes
  • 7Kennedy
  • 4Joyce
  • 10HéryBooked at 56minsSubstituted forGillieadat 63'minutes
  • 3GraingerBooked at 55mins
  • 25Asamoah
  • 9WykeSubstituted forSweeneyat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Sweeney
  • 13Hanford
  • 14Ibehre
  • 16Dicker
  • 17Gilliead
  • 23Thompson
  • 44McQueen
Referee:
Lee Swabey
Attendance:
7,298

Match Stats

Home TeamLutonAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home10
Away17
Shots on Target
Home5
Away10
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Luton Town 3, Carlisle United 4.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Luton Town 3, Carlisle United 4.

  3. Post update

    Alex Lawless (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United).

  5. Post update

    Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Scott Cuthbert.

  6. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Derek Asamoah (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Mark Gillespie.

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Danny Green (Luton Town) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  9. Post update

    Josh McQuoid (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Luke Joyce (Carlisle United).

  11. Post update

    Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Mark O'Brien.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Carlisle United. Antony Sweeney replaces Charlie Wyke.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Danny Grainger.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Luton Town. Paddy McCourt replaces Cameron McGeehan.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Mark O'Brien (Luton Town).

  16. Post update

    Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Goal!

    Goal! Luton Town 3, Carlisle United 4. Derek Asamoah (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Luke Joyce following a fast break.

  18. Goal!

    Goal! Luton Town 3, Carlisle United 3. Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Alex Gilliead.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Scott Cuthbert.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Danny Grainger.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth19123429151439
2Oxford Utd19107230161437
3Northampton1911443123837
4Portsmouth1989231161533
5Accrington189542921832
6Leyton Orient198653126530
7Carlisle198653535030
8Mansfield198562517829
9Wycombe178542214829
10Exeter198562726129
11Wimbledon197662525027
12Luton197573225726
13Bristol Rovers188282322126
14Notts County187472627-125
15Crawley197482429-525
16Morecambe187383333024
17Cambridge196582730-323
18Barnet1963102532-721
19Hartlepool1862101928-920
20Stevenage194782333-1019
21Newport193791829-1116
22Dag & Red1826101832-1412
23York1926112137-1612
24Yeovil1925121932-1311
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