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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 Lincoln City 33 +26 65
2 Bury 34 +26 63
3 Mansfield Town 34 +23 61
4 Milton Keynes Dons 34 +21 59
5 Colchester United 34 +17 54
6 Forest Green Rovers 34 +17 54
7 Exeter City 33 +12 54
8 Carlisle United 34 +11 53
9 Tranmere Rovers 34 +7 52
10 Stevenage 34 -5 48
11 Grimsby Town 34 -2 47
12 Swindon Town 33 -3 47
13 Oldham Athletic 34 +8 46
14 Crewe Alexandra 34 -4 46
15 Newport County 33 -9 46
16 Northampton Town 34 -3 42
17 Cheltenham Town 34 -10 41
18 Crawley Town 34 -10 39
19 Cambridge United 34 -24 36
20 Morecambe 34 -18 35
21 Yeovil Town 34 -13 33
22 Port Vale 34 -14 33
23 Macclesfield Town 34 -21 30
24 Notts County 34 -32 28