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Carlisle United 2-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Bakary Sako (left) and Leigh Griffiths

Wolves missed out on the chance to go level with Leyton Orient at the top of League One as they twice surrendered the lead at mid-table Carlisle.

Bakary Sako gave the visitors an early lead after good work by Leigh Griffiths but Matty Robson set up Prince Buaben to score his first goal for the club.

Griffiths restored Wolves' lead as his header hit both posts and trickled in.

Buaben was fouled in the penalty area by Lee Evans and Liam Noble converted the spot-kick to earn Carlisle a point.

Line-ups

Carlisle

  • 1Gillespie
  • 39Chimbonda
  • 2Townsend
  • 12Thirlwell
  • 23O'Hanlon
  • 28Ehmer
  • 8Noble
  • 3Robson
  • 29GuySubstituted forSymingtonat 74'minutes
  • 6Buaben
  • 7Amoo

Substitutes

  • 5Livesey
  • 14Gillies
  • 16Potts
  • 17Beck
  • 19Symington
  • 20Fleming
  • 21Berrett

Wolves

  • 13Ikeme
  • 18Ricketts
  • 26Golbourne
  • 8Davis
  • 5Stearman
  • 6Batth
  • 7Henry
  • 14EvansBooked at 53minsSubstituted forO'Haraat 57'minutes
  • 9GriffithsSubstituted forCassidyat 75'minutes
  • 29DoyleSubstituted forSigurdarsonat 76'minutes
  • 10Sako

Substitutes

  • 4Edwards
  • 12Forde
  • 15Sigurdarson
  • 16Cassidy
  • 23Ebanks-Landell
  • 25O'Hara
  • 31McCarey
Referee:
Scott Mathieson
Attendance:
5,369

Match Stats

Home TeamCarlisleAway TeamWolves
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home9
Away11
Shots on Target
Home4
Away6
Corners
Home6
Away6
Fouls
Home8
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Carlisle United 2, Wolverhampton Wanderers 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Carlisle United 2, Wolverhampton Wanderers 2.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Sean O'Hanlon.

Foul by David Symington (Carlisle United).

Scott Golbourne (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Paul Thirlwell (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by James Henry (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Foul by David Amoo (Carlisle United).

Scott Golbourne (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Matty Robson (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high following a set piece situation.

Matty Robson (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie O'Hara (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Max Ehmer (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Björn Sigurdarson (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Conor Townsend (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie O'Hara (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Mark Gillespie.

Attempt saved. Jake Cassidy (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Prince Buaben (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Björn Sigurdarson replaces Kevin Doyle.

Substitution

Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Jake Cassidy replaces Leigh Griffiths.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. David Symington replaces Lewis Guy because of an injury.

Foul by Matty Robson (Carlisle United).

James Henry (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

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

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Carl Ikeme.

Attempt saved. Matty Robson (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Pascal Chimbonda (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Attempt missed. Jamie O'Hara (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Jamie O'Hara.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Bakary Sako.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Richard Stearman.

Substitution

Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Jamie O'Hara replaces Lee Evans.

Prince Buaben (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Lee Evans (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Goal!

Goal! Carlisle United 2, Wolverhampton Wanderers 2. Liam Noble (Carlisle United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Booking

Lee Evans (Wolverhampton Wanderers) is shown the yellow card.

Penalty Carlisle United. Prince Buaben draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Lee Evans (Wolverhampton Wanderers) after a foul in the penalty area.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient15122136122438
2Wolves15113129101936
3Peterborough15102325121332
4Preston157622316727
5Brentford158342017327
6Bradford1565424141023
7Swindon157262920923
8MK Dons156452420422
9Walsall156451715222
10Rotherham155642122-121
11Coventry1593334221220
12Port Vale156272124-320
13Crawley155461822-419
14Colchester153841520-517
15Shrewsbury153751516-116
16Carlisle154471527-1216
17Oldham154381923-415
18Gillingham154381824-615
19Stevenage154291523-814
20Bristol City152762327-413
21Tranmere153481529-1413
22Crewe153481231-1913
23Sheff Utd153391323-1012
24Notts County1531111729-1210
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