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Wycombe Wanderers 1-2 Carlisle United

Reggie Lambe struck the winner at Wycombe as Carlisle consolidated their automatic promotion place in League Two.

The Cumbrians, who remain third despite having manager Keith Curle sent off from the dugout late on, are now five points clear of fourth-placed Luton, but it is three defeats in a row for Wycombe, who drop to ninth.

Wycombe had the perfect start in the second minute, as Anthony Stewart played the ball into the danger area and Adebayo Akinfenwa glanced into the bottom corner.

But Carlisle quickly hit back when Jamie Proctor was found in space by Lambe and the on-loan Bolton striker picked his spot from the edge of the area.

Route one then led to the Cumbrians taking the lead on 34 minutes, as Mark Gillespie's free-kick was flicked on by Proctor and Lambe was then able to poke the ball past Jamal Blackman.

Akinfenwa struck a post with a header early in the second half for the Chairboys, who despite exerting some considerable pressure, could not find an equaliser.

Match report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Wycombe

  • 27Blackman
  • 16Harriman
  • 23De Havilland
  • 5Stewart
  • 3Jacobson
  • 29SaundersBooked at 76minsSubstituted forWoodat 85'minutes
  • 25GapeSubstituted forBloomfieldat 74'minutes
  • 17O'Nien
  • 12Cowan-HallSubstituted forThompsonat 77'minutes
  • 20Akinfenwa
  • 26Jakubiak

Substitutes

  • 2Jombati
  • 7Thompson
  • 8Bean
  • 10Bloomfield
  • 11Wood
  • 13Richardson
  • 21Müller

Carlisle

  • 1Gillespie
  • 28LiddleBooked at 79mins
  • 5Raynes
  • 15Brisley
  • 12Gillesphey
  • 8JonesBooked at 82mins
  • 4Joyce
  • 18O'SullivanBooked at 20minsSubstituted forDevittat 59'minutes
  • 19Lambe
  • 10AdamsSubstituted forIbehreat 78'minutes
  • 9ProctorSubstituted forWaringat 90+2'minutes

Substitutes

  • 14Ibehre
  • 16Bailey
  • 17Devitt
  • 20Miller
  • 27Waring
  • 30Bacon
  • 44McQueen
Referee:
Darren Drysdale
Attendance:
3,858

Match Stats

Home TeamWycombeAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home19
Away5
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home17
Away15

Live Text

Booking

Barry Richardson (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card.

Match ends, Wycombe Wanderers 1, Carlisle United 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wycombe Wanderers 1, Carlisle United 2.

Foul by Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers).

Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers).

Shaun Brisley (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Joe Jacobson (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by George Waring (Carlisle United).

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. George Waring replaces Jamie Proctor.

Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers).

Attempt missed. Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Luke O'Nien (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Michael Raynes.

Attempt blocked. Garry Thompson (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Luke O'Nien (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United).

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Will De Havilland.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Sam Wood replaces Sam Saunders.

Attempt missed. Alex Jakubiak (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Gary Liddle.

Booking

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

Alex Jakubiak (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Jones (Carlisle United).

Attempt missed. Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Booking

Gary Liddle (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Alex Jakubiak (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Jabo Ibehre replaces Nicky Adams.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Garry Thompson replaces Paris Cowan-Hall.

Booking

Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Paris Cowan-Hall (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is too high following a set piece situation.

Luke O'Nien (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Luke Joyce (Carlisle United).

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Matt Bloomfield replaces Dominic Gape.

Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers).

Shaun Brisley (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers).

Jamie Proctor (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Doncaster32197661382364
2Plymouth31194851341761
3Carlisle321513456451158
4Luton321411748301853
5Portsmouth31157945291652
6Exeter321551251351650
7Mansfield32121194137447
8Stevenage32144145049146
9Wycombe31137113939046
10Barnet32111294143-245
11Colchester31128114741644
12Grimsby32128123939044
13Cambridge31127124037343
14Blackpool311012945331242
15Morecambe30125133946-741
16Crawley31116143849-1139
17Yeovil32911123340-738
18Crewe32812123546-1136
19Accrington3089133242-1033
20Notts County3296173758-2133
21Cheltenham32711143646-1032
22Hartlepool32711143856-1832
23Leyton Orient3285193550-1529
24Newport31510163550-1525
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