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Port Vale 2-1 Carlisle United

Tom Pope

Port Vale came from behind to beat Carlisle and end a run of three successive defeats.

Courtney Meppen-Walter opened the scoring for the visitors when he headed home James Berrett's free-kick.

Carlisle could have extended their lead, but Chris Neal kept out efforts by Danny Redmond and Liam Noble before Ben Williamson's drive levelled it.

Minutes later Vale got their winner when Jennison Myrie-Williams crossed for Tom Pope to head home.

The win enabled Vale to remain 10th in League One, while Carlisle dropped to 19th, just two points above the relegation zone.

Line-ups

Port Vale

  • 1Neal
  • 20Grimmer
  • 5Dickinson
  • 21Griffith
  • 4Robertson
  • 24Duffy
  • 26BirchallSubstituted forShukerat 84'minutes
  • 7Loft
  • 19WilliamsonSubstituted forKnottat 86'minutes
  • 11Pope
  • 9Myrie-Williams

Substitutes

  • 3Jones
  • 8Dodds
  • 12Johnson
  • 15Shuker
  • 18Lines
  • 28Knott
  • 39Hugill

Carlisle

  • 18Pickford
  • 19Symington
  • 4Chantler
  • 8Noble
  • 39Chimbonda
  • 30Meppen-Walter
  • 24RedmondSubstituted forByrneat 63'minutes
  • 16Potts
  • 9Miller
  • 7Amoo
  • 21BerrettSubstituted forGuyat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 15Edwards
  • 20Fleming
  • 25Byrne
  • 26Lynch
  • 27Brough
  • 29Guy
  • 33Gomez Novo
Referee:
Scott Duncan
Attendance:
5,009

Match Stats

Home TeamPort ValeAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home9
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home12
Away6
Fouls
Home7
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Port Vale 2, Carlisle United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Port Vale 2, Carlisle United 1.

Attempt missed. Billy Knott (Port Vale) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Carl Dickinson (Port Vale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Lee Miller (Carlisle United).

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Chris Chantler.

Anthony Griffith (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Liam Noble (Carlisle United).

Anthony Griffith (Port Vale) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Lee Miller (Carlisle United).

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Billy Knott replaces Ben Williamson.

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Chris Shuker replaces Chris Birchall.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by David Symington.

Anthony Griffith (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Liam Noble (Carlisle United).

Attempt saved. Tom Pope (Port Vale) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Sam Byrne (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Lee Miller (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Foul by Tom Pope (Port Vale).

Courtney Meppen-Walter (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. David Amoo (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by David Symington.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Jordan Pickford.

Attempt missed. Chris Chantler (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Lewis Guy replaces James Berrett.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Carl Dickinson.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by David Symington.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by David Symington.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Sam Byrne replaces Daniel Redmond.

Goal!

Goal! Port Vale 2, Carlisle United 1. Tom Pope (Port Vale) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner following a corner.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by David Symington.

Jennison Myrie-Williams (Port Vale) hits the left post with a header from the left side of the six yard box.

Attempt saved. Doug Loft (Port Vale) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Port Vale 1, Carlisle United 1. Ben Williamson (Port Vale) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jennison Myrie-Williams.

Attempt saved. Daniel Redmond (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

James Berrett (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Carl Dickinson (Port Vale).

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Chris Neal.

Attempt saved. Daniel Redmond (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Brad Potts (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Wolves3322744073
2Leyton Orient3521863571
3Brentford3321752570
4Preston35181341667
5Rotherham34171162162
6Peterborough3417413955
7MK Dons3514714349
8Swindon3513814547
9Walsall35121112147
10Port Vale3414416-746
11Sheff Utd3312813-244
12Coventry3414911341
13Bradford3491411241
14Gillingham3512518-1341
15Colchester3391212-339
16Crawley309129-439
17Bristol City3581413-638
18Oldham3510817-1138
19Carlisle3410717-1837
20Tranmere349916-1936
21Stevenage3410519-1835
22Crewe359818-2735
23Shrewsbury3471116-1332
24Notts County359422-1931
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