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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 Milton Keynes Dons 18 +16 37
2 Lincoln City 17 +17 36
3 Newport County 18 -2 32
4 Colchester United 18 +13 31
5 Mansfield Town 18 +13 31
6 Exeter City 18 +9 30
7 Tranmere Rovers 18 +8 30
8 Bury 18 +14 29
9 Stevenage 18 +1 28
10 Forest Green Rovers 18 +8 27
11 Carlisle United 18 +1 26
12 Oldham Athletic 18 +5 24
13 Crawley Town 18 -6 23
14 Northampton Town 18 -1 22
15 Crewe Alexandra 18 -2 22
16 Port Vale 18 -5 22
17 Yeovil Town 16 +5 21
18 Swindon Town 18 -7 21
19 Morecambe 18 -11 20
20 Grimsby Town 18 -11 18
21 Cambridge United 18 -13 18
22 Cheltenham Town 17 -10 14
23 Notts County 18 -19 14
24 Macclesfield Town 18 -23 7