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Grimsby Town 2-2 Carlisle United

Marcus Bignot
Marcus Bignot succeeded Paul Hurst as Grimsby manager earlier this month

A late equaliser from Tom Bolarinwa helped Grimsby maintain their unbeaten start under new boss Marcus Bignot.

The 26-year-old scored at the second attempt as the Mariners drew with Carlisle at Blundell Park.

A costly error from James McKeown gift-wrapped an opener to Charlie Wyke, before Omar Bogle levelled from the penalty spot.

Zak Mills then turned into his own net as Carlisle regained the lead, courtesy of a devilish ball from the right-hand side.

But as has proved to be a trait since the arrival of Bignot - from Solihull Moors - the Mariners never gave up.

And they had Bolarinwa to thank for earning a share of the spoils. He won an initial header, before firing home from close range.

Earlier in the evening, an acrobatic overhead kick from Bogle went inches wide of the Carlisle target.

At the other end a similar attempt from Nicky Adams had Grimsby keeper McKeown scrambling across his line.

Report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Grimsby

  • 1McKeown
  • 12Mills
  • 6GowlingBooked at 41mins
  • 22Collins
  • 3Andrew
  • 18Bolarinwa
  • 19Summerfield
  • 26ComleySubstituted forDisleyat 45'minutes
  • 16BerrettSubstituted forVoseat 71'minutes
  • 9Bogle
  • 14JacksonSubstituted forBrowneat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Pearson
  • 8Disley
  • 10Vose
  • 11Browne
  • 21Vernon
  • 23Jones
  • 30Henderson

Carlisle

  • 1Gillespie
  • 23Miller
  • 15Brisley
  • 5RaynesBooked at 28mins
  • 3Grainger
  • 7Kennedy
  • 4Joyce
  • 8JonesBooked at 83minsSubstituted forMcKeeat 87'minutes
  • 19LambeSubstituted forIbehreat 64'minutes
  • 9Wyke
  • 10AdamsSubstituted forAsamoahat 90+2'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Ellis
  • 11Asamoah
  • 12Gillesphey
  • 14Ibehre
  • 18McKee
  • 20Miller
  • 22Crocombe
Referee:
Nigel Miller
Attendance:
4,818

Match Stats

Home TeamGrimsbyAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home12
Away11
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Grimsby Town 2, Carlisle United 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Grimsby Town 2, Carlisle United 2.

Attempt blocked. Joe McKee (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Derek Asamoah (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town).

Attempt missed. Luke Joyce (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Derek Asamoah replaces Nicky Adams.

Foul by Danny Grainger (Carlisle United).

Tom Bolarinwa (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Rhys Browne replaces Kayden Jackson.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Joe McKee replaces Michael Jones because of an injury.

Josh Gowling (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Booking

Michael Jones (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Michael Jones (Carlisle United).

Zak Mills (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Charlie Wyke (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Tom Bolarinwa (Grimsby Town).

Luke Joyce (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Craig Disley (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Grimsby Town 2, Carlisle United 2. Tom Bolarinwa (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Tom Bolarinwa (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Danny Andrew (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Shaun Brisley (Carlisle United).

Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Dominic Vose (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

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

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Craig Disley.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Dominic Vose replaces James Berrett.

Goal!

Own Goal by Zak Mills, Grimsby Town. Grimsby Town 1, Carlisle United 2.

Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Jabo Ibehre replaces Reggie Lambe.

Corner, Grimsby Town. Conceded by Tom Miller.

Attempt blocked. Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Jason Kennedy (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Charlie Wyke (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Craig Disley (Grimsby Town).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth1812242819938
2Carlisle1898132211135
3Doncaster17103435241133
4Portsmouth1894531181331
5Luton1886428181030
6Grimsby187562522326
7Crewe186842221126
8Wycombe187472122-125
9Mansfield186751920-125
10Blackpool186662921824
11Barnet185942425-124
12Yeovil177371822-424
13Hartlepool185762830-222
14Cambridge186481822-422
15Notts County186482229-722
16Stevenage166372324-121
17Colchester185582326-320
18Accrington185581924-520
19Crawley175571825-720
20Morecambe1862102135-1420
21Exeter1861112025-519
22Leyton Orient1853102023-318
23Cheltenham183961925-618
24Newport174582123-217
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