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Cambridge United 2-2 Carlisle United

Cambridge United slipped to the foot of the early League Two table after a draw with Carlisle, which leaves them without a league win.

The U's were in front after only seven minutes when Leon Legge headed home from Piero Mingoia's corner, before Carlisle struck back after 23 minutes through Jason Kennedy's header from Macaulay Gillesphey's free-kick.

Cambridge were ahead at half-time against the run of play through Luke Berry, who was fouled in the box by Danny Grainger and stepped up himself to send Mark Gillespie the wrong way from the penalty spot.

Berry had earlier fired wastefully over after good work by Joe Pigott.

Keith Curle's visitors drew level for a second time 14 minutes into the second half, Charlie Wyke turning home Nicky Adams' cross from the left having only come on as a substitute four minutes previously.

It was Carlisle who threatened to go on and win the game, with Josh Coulson's fine block denying Mike Jones and goalkeeper Will Norris parrying Jamie Devitt's effort before Jabo Ibehre headed over the rebound.

Report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Cambridge

  • 1Norris
  • 15Long
  • 2Taylor
  • 14Coulson
  • 6Legge
  • 7Mingoia
  • 4DunneBooked at 37minsSubstituted forNewtonat 70'minutes
  • 8BerryBooked at 68mins
  • 19Gosling
  • 21ElitoBooked at 23minsSubstituted forWilliamsonat 62'minutes
  • 23Pigott

Substitutes

  • 3Adams
  • 5Roberts
  • 10Williamson
  • 12Keane
  • 13Gregory
  • 20Clark
  • 24Newton

Carlisle

  • 1Gillespie
  • 23Miller
  • 5Raynes
  • 12Gillesphey
  • 3Grainger
  • 19LambeSubstituted forDevittat 77'minutes
  • 4Joyce
  • 8Jones
  • 7KennedyBooked at 54minsSubstituted forWykeat 55'minutes
  • 10Adams
  • 14Ibehre

Substitutes

  • 6Ellis
  • 9Wyke
  • 16Penn
  • 17Devitt
  • 18McKee
  • 20Miller
  • 22Crocombe
Referee:
Brett Huxtable
Attendance:
4,139

Match Stats

Home TeamCambridgeAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home7
Away16
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home8
Away11
Fouls
Home10
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Cambridge United 2, Carlisle United 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cambridge United 2, Carlisle United 2.

Foul by Luke Berry (Cambridge United).

Jamie Devitt (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Michael Raynes (Carlisle United) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Leon Legge.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Josh Coulson.

Conor Newton (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Luke Joyce (Carlisle United).

Attempt missed. Joe Pigott (Cambridge United) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Luke Joyce.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Michael Raynes.

Attempt missed. Jake Gosling (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Macaulay Gillesphey.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Michael Raynes.

Foul by Ben Williamson (Cambridge United).

Macaulay Gillesphey (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt saved. Jamie Devitt (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Jamie Devitt replaces Reggie Lambe because of an injury.

Delay in match Reggie Lambe (Carlisle United) because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Reggie Lambe (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Jake Gosling (Cambridge United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Ben Williamson (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Foul by Conor Newton (Cambridge United).

Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Conor Newton replaces James Dunne.

Attempt blocked. Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Luke Berry (Cambridge United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Luke Berry (Cambridge United).

Nicky Adams (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by James Dunne (Cambridge United).

Michael Jones (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Luke Berry.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Leon Legge.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Ben Williamson replaces Medy Elito.

Goal!

Goal! Cambridge United 2, Carlisle United 2. Charlie Wyke (Carlisle United) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal.

Leon Legge (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Reggie Lambe (Carlisle United).

Attempt blocked. Luke Joyce (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Morecambe43015329
2Crawley42204228
3Luton42117437
4Leyton Orient42116337
5Colchester42116517
6Doncaster42115417
7Mansfield42115507
8Barnet41305326
9Crewe41306516
10Carlisle41305416
11Plymouth420245-16
12Blackpool41214315
13Hartlepool41217705
14Portsmouth41213305
15Wycombe41213305
16Yeovil41123304
17Newport411256-14
18Accrington411257-24
19Notts County411246-24
20Stevenage411247-34
21Grimsby410367-13
22Cheltenham403134-13
23Exeter410336-33
24Cambridge402236-32
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