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2017/18 English League Two, Regular Season
  • Richard Almeida Santos (50')
  • Ashley Nadesan (70', 87')
  • Richard Bennett (82')

Carlisle fight back to see off Barnet

Carlisle came from a goal behind to beat Barnet 3-1 in Sky Bet League Two on Tuesday.
After creating plenty of chances, the home side took the lead through Ricardo Almeida Santos, who headed in from Ryan Watson's corner.
John Akinde blazed a penalty over the crossbar on the hour mark and he was left to rue that miss as the Blues hit back to claim all three points.
Carlisle manager Keith Curle made a triple substitution shortly after his side went behind and two of the players that he brought on scored.
In the 70th minute Ashley Nadesan lobbed Craig Ross after the Barnet goalkeeper came out to clear a loose ball but was left stranded as the striker reached the ball before him.
In the 82nd minute, Hallam Hope played the ball across the face of goal to Richie Bennett who finished from close range.
Nadesan extended the Cumbrians' lead in the 87th minute as he flicked on Jamie Devitt's free-kick to round off the win.

English League Two Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Swindon Town 28 +18 53
2 Exeter City 27 +11 53
3 Crewe Alexandra 27 +16 48
4 Plymouth Argyle 26 +16 47
5 Bradford City 28 +11 46
6 Northampton Town 28 +10 46
7 Colchester United 28 +13 45
8 Cheltenham Town 27 +19 44
9 Forest Green Rovers 28 +8 44
10 Port Vale 28 +2 41
11 Newport County 25 +3 36
12 Walsall 28 -9 36
13 Salford City 28 -4 35
14 Scunthorpe United 28 -3 32
15 Crawley Town 28 -3 32
16 Cambridge United 28 -7 31
17 Grimsby Town 26 -5 30
18 Oldham Athletic 28 -15 29
19 Leyton Orient 28 -11 28
20 Mansfield Town 28 -8 27
21 Carlisle United 27 -20 26
22 Macclesfield Town 27 -4 25
23 Stevenage 28 -12 22
24 Morecambe 28 -26 22