League Two
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Carlisle United 1-0 Hartlepool United

Hallam Hope
Hallam Hope has scored four goals in 22 games for Carlisle since signing on loan from Bury in October

Hallam Hope scored the only goal as Carlisle beat Hartlepool to boost their League Two play-off hopes.

Pools had the better of the early chances, as Luke James fired wide and Billy Paynter had a shot blocked.

Jabo Ibehre came close to putting the hosts ahead after the break, but his close-range header was kept out by Hartlepool keeper Trevor Carson.

Hope's deflected shot put the Cumbrians ahead, and they held on to move within one point of the play-off spots.

Hartlepool remain 17th in the table after suffering their first defeat in eight games.

Line-ups

Carlisle

  • 1Gillespie
  • 2Miller
  • 5Raynes
  • 27EllisSubstituted forHopeat 45'minutes
  • 26Gillesphey
  • 17GillieadSubstituted forSweeneyat 67'minutes
  • 7Kennedy
  • 15Comley
  • 3Grainger
  • 14IbehreSubstituted forAsamoahat 76'minutes
  • 16Stacey

Substitutes

  • 4Joyce
  • 6Atkinson
  • 12Sweeney
  • 13Hanford
  • 23Thompson
  • 24Hope
  • 25Asamoah

Hartlepool

  • 1Carson
  • 2Magnay
  • 6Bates
  • 26Jackson
  • 3Carroll
  • 33James
  • 30GraySubstituted forWalkerat 68'minutes
  • 16FeatherstoneBooked at 90mins
  • 18Hawkins
  • 15Oates
  • 10PaynterSubstituted forBinghamat 53'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Harrison
  • 8Walker
  • 9Bingham
  • 13Bartlett
  • 19Richards
  • 28Laurent
  • 29Jones
Referee:
Darren Bond
Attendance:
4,767

Match Stats

Home TeamCarlisleAway TeamHartlepool
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home8
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home1
Away5
Fouls
Home7
Away3

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Carlisle United 1, Hartlepool United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Carlisle United 1, Hartlepool United 0.

  3. Booking

    Nicky Featherstone (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Foul by Nicky Featherstone (Hartlepool United).

  6. Post update

    Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Mark Gillespie.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jake Carroll (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Nicky Featherstone (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Brad Walker (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Brandon Comley (Carlisle United).

  11. Post update

    Nicky Featherstone (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  12. Post update

    Brandon Comley (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Luke James (Hartlepool United).

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Lewis Hawkins (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Carlisle United. Derek Asamoah replaces Jabo Ibehre.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Rakish Bingham (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Hartlepool United. Brad Walker replaces Jake Gray.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Antony Sweeney (Carlisle United).

  19. Post update

    Rhys Oates (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Carlisle United. Antony Sweeney replaces Alex Gilliead.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton40269573413287
2Oxford Utd402013769363373
3Bristol Rovers402251364402471
4Plymouth402181157372071
5Accrington402011964451971
6Portsmouth391715763352866
7Wycombe401710134236661
8Carlisle401515105956360
9Leyton Orient401612125452260
10Wimbledon391611125748959
11Exeter401611135654259
12Cambridge401511145452256
13Mansfield401411155048253
14Luton39158165252053
15Barnet40149175361-851
16Crawley40138194363-2047
17Hartlepool39136204157-1645
18Morecambe40127216271-943
19Yeovil401013173750-1343
20Notts County39119194968-1942
21Newport401011194057-1741
22Stevenage40912194664-1839
23York40611234475-3129
24Dag & Red39610233667-3128
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