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CarlisleCarlisle United4TranmereTranmere Rovers1

Carlisle United 4-1 Tranmere Rovers

On-loan Tom Lawrence scored twice as Carlisle swept to an impressive home win at Brunton Park.

The Manchester United teenager stunned Rovers when his first-minute strike from 25 yards beat Owain Fon Williams.

David Amoo volleyed in against his old club from a James Berrett corner and Lawrence's low shot made it three.

The Cumbrians went further in front through Berrett's right-footed drive, and a far-post header by Ryan Lowe was scant consolation for the visitors.

Lawrence's goals were the first of his professional career.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Ben Amos - also on loan from Old Trafford - started his fifth game for Carlisle, 24-hours after extending his stay until 1 January.external-link

Line-ups

Carlisle

Formation 4-5-1

  • 40Amos
  • 28EhmerBooked at 38minsSubstituted forPottsat 77'minutes
  • 3RobsonBooked at 73mins
  • 21Berrett
  • 23O'Hanlon
  • 30Meppen-Walter
  • 7Amoo
  • 12ThirlwellSubstituted forRoddanat 72'minutes
  • 9Miller
  • 6Buaben
  • 33LawrenceSubstituted forMorrisat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Noble
  • 10Roddan
  • 16Potts
  • 17Beck
  • 20Fleming
  • 29Guy
  • 32Morris

Tranmere

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Williams
  • 31Otsemobor
  • 23Ridehalgh
  • 8Wallace
  • 4TaylorBooked at 59mins
  • 20McNulty
  • 25Peterson
  • 22Koumas
  • 9Lowe
  • 26Akpa AkproBooked at 79mins
  • 14AtkinsonSubstituted forRoweat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Holmes
  • 3Horwood
  • 12Rowe
  • 15Kirby
  • 16Stockton
  • 17Power
  • 33Mooney
Referee:
Andy Madley
Attendance:
3,793

Match Stats

Home TeamCarlisleAway TeamTranmere
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home17
Away7
Shots on Target
Home6
Away1
Corners
Home11
Away8
Fouls
Home9
Away6

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Carlisle United 4, Tranmere Rovers 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Carlisle United 4, Tranmere Rovers 1.

  3. Post update

    Craig Roddan (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Jason Koumas (Tranmere Rovers).

  5. Post update

    Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Brad Potts.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Sean O'Hanlon.

  7. Goal!

    Goal! Carlisle United 4, Tranmere Rovers 1. Ryan Lowe (Tranmere Rovers) header from the right side of the six yard box to the top right corner. Assisted by James Rowe with a cross.

  8. Booking

    Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

    Foul by Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro (Tranmere Rovers).

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Carlisle United. Brad Potts replaces Max Ehmer.

  12. Post update

    Foul by David Amoo (Carlisle United).

  13. Post update

    Liam Ridehalgh (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  14. Goal!

    Goal! Carlisle United 4, Tranmere Rovers 0. James Berrett (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.

  15. Post update

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

  16. Post update

    Foul by Jimmy McNulty (Tranmere Rovers).

  17. Booking

    Matty Robson (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Matty Robson (Carlisle United).

  19. Post update

    Jon Otsemobor (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Craig Roddan (Carlisle United).

As It Stood

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6Rotherham209743324934
7Bradford2079433221130
8Swindon209383526930
9Walsall208662118330
10Port Vale209383030030
11Coventry2010554336725
12MK Dons197483029125
13Carlisle206682333-1024
14Crawley205872126-523
15Shrewsbury205782123-222
16Oldham196492326-322
17Gillingham2164112737-1022
18Colchester204972130-921
19Sheff Utd2055101827-920
20Tranmere2055102438-1420
21Stevenage2053122134-1318
22Notts County2152142534-917
23Crewe2045111742-2517
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