League One

January 13, 2013

Full-time

Carlisle United

1 - 0

Coventry City

League One

15:00 +00:00, January 13, 2013

Brunton Park, England

Referee: D Webb

Abbott hopeful over Chantler

Team Stat Comparison

Carlisle United Coventry City
Matches Played 46 46
Table Position 17 15
Points 55 55
Goal Difference -21 7
Goals for * 1.4 1.6
Goals against * 1.9 1.4
Last 5 L-L-D-W-W D-L-L-D-L
Last 5 home L-D-D-D-W L-D-W-W-D
Last 5 away L-W-W-D-L D-L-L-L-W
*  Goals per match - home matches for home club and away matches for away club
Stats: Carlisle United | Coventry City

Competition Stats

Carlisle United Coventry City
Goals Lee Miller 9 David McGoldrick 16
Assists Jon-Paul McGovern 8 Carl Baker 8
Yellows Liam Noble 10 Gary McSheffrey 7
Reds Sean O'Hanlon 1 Jordan Stewart 1
Squads: Carlisle United | Coventry City

Next Matches

Carlisle United Coventry City
4/21 A: Peterborough United 4/21 A: Oldham Athletic
4/26 H: Oldham Athletic 4/26 H: Wolverhampton Wanderers
4/29 A: Crawley Town 5/3 A: Sheffield United
5/3 A: Wolverhampton Wanderers

Carlisle boss Greg Abbott is hoping Chris Chantler can shake off an ankle injury in time to return against Coventry on Sunday.

Former Manchester City defender/midfielder Chantler missed last weekend's heavy defeat at Swindon with winger Matty Robson switching to left-back in his absence.

Abbott is also waiting on central defender Mike Edwards, who was forced out of the action early on last week due to a hamstring injury and replaced by Peter Murphy.

Murphy will continue alongside Danny Livesey at the heart of defence if Edwards fails to make it.

Skipper Paul Thirlwell remains doubtful with the calf trouble that has dogged him this season. The midfielder missed all of November and last appeared for the Cumbrians on Boxing Day.

Striker Danny Cadamarteri is another player struggling with injury in recent weeks and he has missed the last four games due to a calf injury.

Sky Blues midfielder James Bailey will be assessed ahead of the trip to Brunton Park.

Bailey limped off shortly after half-time in Thursday night's epic Johnstone's Paint Trophy victory over Preston having been on the end of a tough tackle.

Manager Mark Robins will now monitor the on-loan Derby man, with Conor Thomas on standby to replace him at Brunton Park.

Otherwise, Robins is likely to have close to a fully-fit squad for the clash.

John Fleck came in for Franck Moussa against North End in what was the only change from last weekend's FA Cup defeat at Tottenham, with Moussa in contention to regain his starting spot having been dropped to the bench.

Long-term absentees David Bell (toe) and Callum Ball (foot) could find themselves in the matchday 18 as they move closer to full fitness.