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Swindon Town 0-4 Carlisle United

Swindon boss Richie Wellens
Richie Wellens was appointed by Swindon following the departure of Phil Brown

Richie Wellens' tenure as Swindon manager got off the worst possible start with defeat by Carlisle at the County Ground.

A brace from Regan Slater and one each from Ashley Nadesan and Jamie Devitt secured victory for the Cumbrians.

Despite a bright opening half from the hosts, Nadesan gave Carlisle the lead four minutes from half-time with a lovely finish into the far corner following a cutback by Jack Sowerby.

United started the second period as they ended the first, as Slater doubled the Cumbrians' lead immediately after the restart with a powerful effort.

It was 3-0 by the 55th minute, after Devitt curled in a wonderful free-kick past a despairing Lawrence Vigouroux in the Swindon goal, who was just a bystander as the ball flew past him and into the top corner.

Slater made it four on minute 67 with another Carlisle piledriver, as he let fly from the edge of the box and Vigouroux did move, but grasped nothing but air as the ball whizzed past him again.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Swindon

  • 1Vigouroux
  • 32Woolfenden
  • 5Nelson
  • 26ConroySubstituted forKnoyleat 69'minutes
  • 7McGlashan
  • 14Iandolo
  • 8DunneSubstituted forSmithat 30'minutes
  • 11Alzate
  • 31Taylor
  • 17AdebayoSubstituted forTwineat 69'minutes
  • 10Anderson

Substitutes

  • 2Knoyle
  • 4McCourt
  • 6Lancashire
  • 9Richards
  • 16Smith
  • 23McCormick
  • 24Twine

Carlisle

  • 30Collin
  • 4Liddle
  • 5GerrardSubstituted forMillerat 81'minutes
  • 12Gillesphey
  • 18Sowerby
  • 17Yates
  • 15Slater
  • 8Jones
  • 10DevittSubstituted forCampbellat 76'minutes
  • 9Hope
  • 23NadesanSubstituted forMcCarronat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Miller
  • 11Glendon
  • 14Bennett
  • 16Campbell
  • 27McCarron
  • 29Gray
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
6,722

Match Stats

Home TeamSwindonAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home8
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Swindon Town 0, Carlisle United 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Swindon Town 0, Carlisle United 4.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Adam Collin.

Attempt saved. Steven Alzate (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Scott Twine (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt saved. Scott Twine (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Gary Miller replaces Anthony Gerrard because of an injury.

Kyle Knoyle (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jerry Yates (Carlisle United).

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Adam Campbell replaces Jamie Devitt.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Liam McCarron replaces Ashley Nadesan.

Scott Twine (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie Devitt (Carlisle United).

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Kyle Knoyle replaces Dion Conroy.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Scott Twine replaces Elijah Adebayo.

Foul by Ashley Nadesan (Carlisle United).

Luke Woolfenden (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 0, Carlisle United 4. Regan Slater (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Hallam Hope.

Foul by Ashley Nadesan (Carlisle United).

Dion Conroy (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gary Liddle (Carlisle United).

Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Elijah Adebayo.

Regan Slater (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke Woolfenden (Swindon Town).

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 0, Carlisle United 3. Jamie Devitt (Carlisle United) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

Hand ball by Jermaine McGlashan (Swindon Town).

Foul by Regan Slater (Carlisle United).

Steven Alzate (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Regan Slater (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Elijah Adebayo (Swindon Town).

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 0, Carlisle United 2. Regan Slater (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Ashley Nadesan.

Second Half

Second Half begins Swindon Town 0, Carlisle United 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Swindon Town 0, Carlisle United 1.

Foul by Gary Liddle (Carlisle United).

Ellis Iandolo (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Matthew Taylor (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Michael Jones (Carlisle United).

Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ashley Nadesan (Carlisle United).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1MK Dons18107126101637
2Lincoln City17113332151736
3Newport189542729-232
4Colchester1894531181331
5Mansfield18710126131331
6Exeter188642819930
7Tranmere188642719830
8Bury1885532181429
9Stevenage188462120128
10Forest Green186932618827
11Carlisle188282322126
12Oldham186662419524
13Crawley187292430-623
14Northampton185762223-122
15Crewe186481921-222
16Port Vale186481722-522
17Yeovil165652318521
18Swindon185671926-721
19Morecambe1862101829-1120
20Grimsby1853101223-1118
21Cambridge1853101730-1318
22Cheltenham173591525-1014
23Notts County1835102039-1914
24Macclesfield1814131437-237
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