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Crawley Town 0-1 Carlisle United

Hallam Hope's first-half header helped Carlisle condemn Crawley to a fifth defeat in six home league games.

Both teams had players sent off in stoppage time as the match ended on a bad tempered note.

Carlisle had the ball in the net in the 15th minute but Hope's close-range effort was ruled offside following a move involving Nicky Adams and Shaun Miller.

Crawley threatened midway through the half when a cross by Dutch winger Enzio Boldewijn set up Jordan Roberts and his low shot was saved by the legs of goalkeeper Jack Bonham.

Bonham, recalled in place of Shamal George, came to Carlisle's rescue again by blocking a goal-bound volley from skipper Jimmy Smith from Boldewijn's cross.

Crawley have only won twice at home in the league since mid-January and were dealt a blow six minutes after the interval when Hope broke the deadlock with his third goal of the season.

Hope, recalled in place of Reggie Lambe, was given time and space to head in a deep cross from former Crawley winger Adams.

Carlisle were reduced to 10 men with 15 minutes remaining when substitute Richie Bennett was shown a straight red card for elbowing Crawley defender Josh Yorwerth.

The Cumbrians also had Tom Parkes dismissed in time added on following a flare-up inside the Carlisle penalty area which also saw Yorwerth sent off.

Crawley's Lewis Young and Boldewijn were also booked as a result of the incident.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Crawley

  • 1Morris
  • 22LelanSubstituted forMeiteat 62'minutes
  • 15YorwerthBooked at 90mins
  • 6Connolly
  • 2YoungBooked at 90mins
  • 21BulmanSubstituted forSanohat 87'minutes
  • 8Smith
  • 4Payne
  • 19EvinaBooked at 64minsSubstituted forCamaraat 77'minutes
  • 11RobertsBooked at 40mins
  • 7BoldewijnBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 3Doherty
  • 12Mersin
  • 20Tajbakhsh
  • 25Randall
  • 26Meite
  • 27Sanoh
  • 28Camara

Carlisle

  • 1Bonham
  • 17Brown
  • 29HillBooked at 56mins
  • 6ParkesBooked at 90mins
  • 3Grainger
  • 21EtuhuSubstituted forLiddleat 90+1'minutes
  • 4Joyce
  • 8JonesBooked at 90mins
  • 10AdamsSubstituted forDevittat 70'minutes
  • 9Hope
  • 20MillerSubstituted forBennettat 61'minutesBooked at 74mins

Substitutes

  • 2Miller
  • 5Liddle
  • 11Devitt
  • 14Bennett
  • 15Cosgrove
  • 19Lambe
  • 23George
Referee:
Kevin Johnson
Attendance:
2,021

Match Stats

Home TeamCrawleyAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home12
Away3
Shots on Target
Home2
Away1
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home13
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Crawley Town 0, Carlisle United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Crawley Town 0, Carlisle United 1.

Attempt missed. Enzio Boldewijn (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Michael Jones (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Enzio Boldewijn (Crawley Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Lewis Young (Crawley Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Dismissal

Tom Parkes (Carlisle United) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

Dismissal

Josh Yorwerth (Crawley Town) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

Tom Parkes (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Josh Yorwerth (Crawley Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Gary Liddle replaces Kelvin Etuhu.

Foul by Enzio Boldewijn (Crawley Town).

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

Attempt blocked. Panutche Camara (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Moussa Sanoh replaces Dannie Bulman.

Attempt missed. Jimmy Smith (Crawley Town) header from a difficult angle on the right is close, but misses the top left corner.

Foul by Enzio Boldewijn (Crawley Town).

Luke Joyce (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Enzio Boldewijn (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Kelvin Etuhu.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Jamie Devitt.

Attempt blocked. Enzio Boldewijn (Crawley Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Panutche Camara replaces Cedric Evina.

Attempt missed. Josh Yorwerth (Crawley Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Dismissal

Richard Bennett (Carlisle United) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

Josh Yorwerth (Crawley Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Richard Bennett (Carlisle United).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Richard Bennett (Carlisle United) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Mark Connolly (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Jamie Devitt replaces Nicky Adams.

Foul by Ibrahim Meite (Crawley Town).

Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Enzio Boldewijn (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Dannie Bulman (Crawley Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Nicky Adams (Carlisle United).

Booking

Cedric Evina (Crawley Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Cedric Evina (Crawley Town).

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

Lewis Young (Crawley Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

goal

As It Stood

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2Exeter118122012825
3Accrington117222113823
4Coventry11713146822
5Luton1163221101121
6Stevenage116321912721
7Wycombe116322217521
8Mansfield115421813519
9Swindon116141614219
10Newport115331512318
11Lincoln City114431312116
12Cambridge115151111016
13Cheltenham114251413114
14Carlisle114251516-114
15Grimsby114251418-414
16Colchester113351618-212
17Yeovil113351724-712
18Barnet113261516-111
19Crewe113261218-611
20Crawley113171114-310
21Morecambe112451016-610
22Port Vale11128817-95
23Chesterfield11128923-145
24Forest Green111281026-165
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