• FT

    Crewe

    1

    Shrewsbury

    1

  • FT

    L Orient

    2

    Crawley Town

    3

  • FT

    MK Dons

    3

    Port Vale

    0

  • FT

    Notts County

    1

    Bristol City

    1

  • FT

    Oldham

    0

    Colchester

    2

  • FT

    Peterborough

    2

    Bradford

    1

  • FT

    Preston

    0

    Brentford

    3

  • FT

    Rotherham

    2

    Wolves

    1

  • FT

    Stevenage

    0

    Sheff Utd

    0

  • FT

    Swindon

    2

    Coventry

    1

  • FT

    Walsall

    2

    Carlisle

    0

ENGLISH LEAGUE ONE

Banks's Stadium

Referee: Darren Bond | Attendance: 4062

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Walsall

  • Milan Lalkovic 66'

2 - 0

FT

Saddlers see off Cumbrians

PA Sport

Fine goals from Romaine Sawyers and Milan Lalkovic handed Walsall a deserved 2-0 win over a Carlisle side who missed a penalty then had a man sent off three minutes from time at the Banks's Stadium.

Walsall took the lead in the 15th minute when Paul Downing sent a throughball over the Carlisle defence for Sawyers to collect and drill low past goalkeeper Ben Amos for his fifth goal of the season.

The Cumbrians should have been level after 25 minutes when Andy Taylor's hand struck the ball as he slid into a tackle.

But Saddlers 'keeper Richard O'Donnell blocked Lee Miller's penalty, and when the ball rebounded to the striker with the goal gaping, Miller thumped it over the crossbar from about three yards.

The Saddlers made sure of the points in the 66th minute when Lalkovic, on loan from Chelsea, took a long pass from Sam Mantom, turned inside and struck a superb right-footed shot in off the far post - his fifth goal for the club.

Carlisle defender Courtney Meppen-Walter then received a straight red card in the 87th minute for pulling back Troy Hewitt when clean through.

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Scoring Summary

  • Walsall
  • Carlisle United
 

Match Stats

  • Walsall
  • Carlisle United
5(3) Shots (on goal) 7(2)
6 Fouls 10
0 Corner kicks 0
3 Offsides 3
66% Time of Possession 34%
2 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 1
1 Saves 2

Teams

  • Walsall
  • Carlisle United
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