Match ends, Carlisle United 1, Luton Town 2.
Luton Town hung on to beat fellow play-off hopefuls Carlisle United and boost their own outside promotion hopes.
Joe Pigott put the Hatters ahead with a cool finish in the first half, and Josh McQuoid tucked in a close range second after the break.
Carlisle gained hope when Jack Stacey drilled in from the edge of the box.
However, the visitors defended resolutely to climb above the Cumbrians to 13th in the League Two table and remain six points off the top seven.
- 6AtkinsonSubstituted forArchibald-Henvilleat 68'minutes
- 3GraingerSubstituted forAsamoahat 83'minutes
- 15ComleySubstituted forIbehreat 45'minutes
- 17RuddockSubstituted forHowellsat 85'minutes
- 11GreenSubstituted forMcGeehanat 69'minutes
- 23McQuoidBooked at 74minsSubstituted forMarriottat 90+2'minutes
- Tony Harrington
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Carlisle United 1, Luton Town 2.
Attempt missed. Troy Archibald-Henville (Carlisle United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.
Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Olly Lee.
Derek Asamoah (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Glen Rea (Luton Town).
Substitution, Luton Town. Jack Marriott replaces Josh McQuoid.
Attempt missed. Jack Stacey (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Alex Gilliead (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Cameron McGeehan (Luton Town).
Substitution, Luton Town. Jake Howells replaces Pelly Ruddock.
Attempt missed. Cameron McGeehan (Luton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.
Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Alex Gilliead.
Substitution, Carlisle United. Derek Asamoah replaces Danny Grainger.
Attempt blocked. Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) header from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.
Attempt missed. Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.
Josh McQuoid (Luton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Mark Gillespie (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Josh McQuoid (Luton Town).
Attempt saved. Joe Pigott (Luton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.