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Blackpool 2-2 Carlisle United

Armand Gnanduillet scored the equaliser as Blackpool came from two goals down to snatch a draw against Carlisle.

Gnanduillet struck the base of a post for the Seasiders with a close-range header after 10 minutes before Jack Payne's 25-yard strike was superbly tipped over by Mark Gillespie.

Carlisle goalkeeper Gillespie was instrumental on the stroke of half-time, saving first from Kyle Vassell before denying Tom Aldred at point-blank range.

Despite their first-half dominance, the hosts were behind after 51 minutes as Jabo Ibehre's deflected 25-yard shot was tipped against the bar by Sam Slocombe but the rebound fell to Charlie Wyke who tapped home from two yards.

Carlisle, who hold the division's only unbeaten record, doubled their advantage seven minutes later when Michael Raynes rose highest to nod home Nicky Adams' free-kick.

Blackpool pulled one back straight from the restart as Gnanduillet teed up strike-partner Vassell who nodded past Gillespie from four yards.

Forward Gnanduillet then ensured his side a share of the spoils, latching on to a ball over the top and brushing aside defender Raynes before firing past the onrushing Gillespie 16 minutes from time.

Report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Blackpool

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Slocombe
  • 2Mellor
  • 15Aldred
  • 5Robertson
  • 3Taylor
  • 18PhilliskirkSubstituted forMattat 69'minutes
  • 28PayneBooked at 62mins
  • 4McAlister
  • 8Potts
  • 7Vassell
  • 31GnanduilletSubstituted forDanielat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Aimson
  • 9Cullen
  • 17Yeates
  • 19Matt
  • 23Daniel
  • 26Cain
  • 27Lyness

Carlisle

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Gillespie
  • 23Miller
  • 5Raynes
  • 12GillespheySubstituted forEllisat 46'minutes
  • 3Grainger
  • 19LambeSubstituted forJoyceat 46'minutes
  • 7Kennedy
  • 8Jones
  • 10Adams
  • 9Wyke
  • 14IbehreSubstituted forBrisleyat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Joyce
  • 6Ellis
  • 15Brisley
  • 16Penn
  • 17Devitt
  • 20Miller
  • 22Crocombe
Referee:
James Adcock
Attendance:
5,471

Match Stats

Home TeamBlackpoolAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home21
Away10
Shots on Target
Home7
Away6
Corners
Home8
Away2
Fouls
Home8
Away7

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Blackpool 2, Carlisle United 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Blackpool 2, Carlisle United 2.

  3. Post update

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

  4. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Kyle Vassell (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

    Foul by Kelvin Mellor (Blackpool).

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Tom Aldred (Blackpool) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Shaun Brisley.

  10. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Brad Potts (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  11. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Blackpool. Colin Daniel replaces Armand Gnanduillet because of an injury.

  13. Post update

    Delay in match Armand Gnanduillet (Blackpool) because of an injury.

  14. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Kyle Vassell (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Luke Joyce.

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Kelvin Mellor (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Michael Raynes.

  18. Goal!

    Goal! Blackpool 2, Carlisle United 2. Armand Gnanduillet (Blackpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Jim McAlister.

  19. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Armand Gnanduillet (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Vassell (Blackpool).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth8602106418
2Doncaster8512178916
3Crewe8431128415
4Morecambe85031213-115
5Portsmouth8422116514
6Colchester84221411314
7Luton8413159613
8Carlisle8260119212
9Mansfield833277012
10Leyton Orient8323119211
11Accrington83231111011
12Notts County83231213-111
13Crawley8323810-211
14Barnet724175210
15Grimsby83141514110
16Stevenage83141415-110
17Hartlepool82421216-410
18Blackpool823311929
19Wycombe8224713-68
20Cheltenham8143910-17
21Yeovil8215612-67
22Newport7133912-36
23Exeter8206613-76
24Cambridge8035513-83
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