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Carlisle United 3-1 Crawley Town

Charlie Wyke scored twice as Carlisle United beat Crawley Town to move up to sixth in League Two.

Wyke opened the scoring after only two minutes when his header found the top corner and he slotted home from eight yards to double the lead.

Crawley got back into the game as Rhys Murphy met Lewis Young's cross with diving header but Jabo Ibehre side-footed home Carlisle's third.

The Reds' Roarie Deacon saw a late effort go high over the bar.

Crawley Town boss Mark Yates told BBC Surrey:

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Yates on Carlisle v Crawley

"My players didn't do the supporters and this club justice. We were soft, we were weak and we let them bully us over the pitch.

"League Two is about being up for every game and being committed and courageous physically and mentally. We weren't any of that.

"Once the third goal went in we might as well have gone home and we might as well and got on the coach to get down the M6 quicker.

"We lacked know-how, a bit of quality and any sort of decent service. League Two is about hard work and being tough resilient and we didn't learn anything."

Line-ups

Carlisle

  • 1Gillespie
  • 6Atkinson
  • 5Raynes
  • 27EllisBooked at 76mins
  • 3Grainger
  • 17Gilliead
  • 7Kennedy
  • 4Joyce
  • 12SweeneySubstituted forThompsonat 74'minutes
  • 14IbehreSubstituted forAsamoahat 64'minutes
  • 9WykeSubstituted forDickerat 86'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Héry
  • 13Hanford
  • 16Dicker
  • 20Archibald-Henville
  • 23Thompson
  • 25Asamoah
  • 44McQueen

Crawley

  • 1Flahavan
  • 23EmmanuelSubstituted forFenelonat 62'minutes
  • 6Bradley
  • 25Yorwerth
  • 24Hancox
  • 14Young
  • 8SmithSubstituted forRooneyat 63'minutes
  • 4WaltonBooked at 79mins
  • 7Edwards
  • 18HarroldSubstituted forDeaconat 75'minutes
  • 39Murphy

Substitutes

  • 9Barnard
  • 10Rooney
  • 12Preston
  • 15Fenelon
  • 16Ashton
  • 20Deacon
  • 22Jenkins
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
4,641

Match Stats

Home TeamCarlisleAway TeamCrawley
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home10
Away6
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Carlisle United 3, Crawley Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Carlisle United 3, Crawley Town 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Roarie Deacon (Crawley Town) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Joe Thompson (Carlisle United).

  5. Post update

    Josh Yorwerth (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Carlisle United. Gary Dicker replaces Charlie Wyke.

  7. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Alex Gilliead (Carlisle United) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is blocked.

  8. Post update

    Charlie Wyke (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Luke Rooney (Crawley Town).

  10. Booking

    Simon Walton (Crawley Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  11. Post update

    Joe Thompson (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Simon Walton (Crawley Town).

  13. Post update

    Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Sonny Bradley.

  14. Booking

    Mark Ellis (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Mark Ellis (Carlisle United).

  16. Post update

    Roarie Deacon (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Crawley Town. Roarie Deacon replaces Matt Harrold.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Carlisle United. Joe Thompson replaces Antony Sweeney.

  19. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  20. Post update

    Jason Kennedy (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Oxford Utd20117231161540
2Plymouth20124430161440
3Northampton20124433231040
4Accrington19105434221235
5Portsmouth20810233181534
6Carlisle209653836233
7Mansfield2095628181032
8Leyton Orient208753227531
9Wycombe188642416830
10Exeter208662827130
11Wimbledon207762626028
12Bristol Rovers198382423127
13Luton207583228426
14Cambridge207583031-126
15Notts County197482730-325
16Crawley207492532-725
17Morecambe197393637-124
18Stevenage205782736-922
19Barnet2063112635-921
20Hartlepool1962111929-1020
21Newport204792129-819
22Dag & Red1927101933-1413
23York2026122242-2012
24Yeovil2025131934-1511
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