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Carlisle United 3-0 Milton Keynes Dons

Carlisle returned to form after a run of four straight defeats as they secured a convincing win over MK Dons.

Chris Long and Ben Reeves both had decent efforts saved by Carlisle keeper Greg Fleming early on, before the home side took control.

James Berrett's probing free-kick was steered in by Lee Miller and David Amoo set up Brad Potts to slide home for a 2-0 half-time lead.

And Amoo made sure of the points as he headed in from Berrett's corner.

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MK Dons manager Karl Robinson told BBC Three Counties Radio:

"I've got to stand up and be counted as well, don't think it's just the players. I feel sorry for the fans who have come all this way up to Carlisle.

"The first 20 minutes were abysmal. No style, nothing.

"The players have no excuses. I've just said to them, they've got their individual meetings tomorrow and some of them will be told they've played their last game for me.

"We've got to use some of that money to build this team, because if we don't we'll be struggling."

Line-ups

Carlisle

  • 20Fleming
  • 39Chimbonda
  • 3Robson
  • 8Noble
  • 23O'Hanlon
  • 30Meppen-Walter
  • 16Potts
  • 21Berrett
  • 9MillerSubstituted forDrennanat 76'minutes
  • 7AmooSubstituted forDempseyat 84'minutes
  • 33LawrenceSubstituted forSymingtonat 90+2'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Livesey
  • 6Buaben
  • 19Symington
  • 29Guy
  • 31Drennan
  • 32Dempsey
  • 40Bouzanis

MK Dons

  • 1Martin
  • 5Hodson
  • 3Lewington
  • 8Potter
  • 24Kay
  • 4Flanagan
  • 12Reeves
  • 7Gleeson
  • 15LongSubstituted forBowditchat 61'minutes
  • 14AlliSubstituted forBaldockat 45'minutes
  • 22CarruthersSubstituted forPowellat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Bowditch
  • 10Chadwick
  • 11Smith
  • 13McLeod
  • 16McLoughlin
  • 17Powell
  • 18Baldock
Referee:
David Coote
Attendance:
3,007

Match Stats

Home TeamCarlisleAway TeamMK Dons
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home10
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Carlisle United 3, MK Dons 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Carlisle United 3, MK Dons 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. David Symington replaces Tom Lawrence.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by James Berrett.

Foul by Liam Noble (Carlisle United).

Stephen Gleeson (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Foul by Dean Bowditch (MK Dons).

Attempt missed. Darren Potter (MK Dons) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Tom Lawrence (Carlisle United).

Lee Hodson (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Kyle Dempsey replaces David Amoo.

Pascal Chimbonda (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dean Bowditch (MK Dons).

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Michael Drennan replaces Lee Miller.

Attempt missed. Dean Lewington (MK Dons) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt blocked. Daniel Powell (MK Dons) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Ben Reeves (MK Dons) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Foul by Liam Noble (Carlisle United).

Ben Reeves (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Daniel Powell (MK Dons) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Dean Bowditch replaces Chris Long.

Daniel Powell (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sean O'Hanlon (Carlisle United).

Goal!

Goal! Carlisle United 3, MK Dons 0. David Amoo (Carlisle United) header from the left side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by James Berrett with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Tom Flanagan.

Lee Miller (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Anthony Kay (MK Dons).

Attempt missed. David Amoo (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Tom Lawrence (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt missed. James Berrett (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

James Berrett (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ben Reeves (MK Dons).

Second Half

Second Half begins Carlisle United 2, MK Dons 0.

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. George Baldock replaces Bamidele Alli.

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Daniel Powell replaces Samir Carruthers.

Half Time

First Half ends, Carlisle United 2, MK Dons 0.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Pascal Chimbonda.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Pascal Chimbonda.

Goal!

Goal! Carlisle United 2, MK Dons 0. Brad Potts (Carlisle United) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by David Amoo.

goal

As It Stood

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