Crawley’s 14-match unbeaten residence league run got here to an abrupt finish when Carlisle ran out totally deserved winners on the Broadfield Stadium.
To rub salt into the wound, this was the heaviest defeat below head coach John Yems, who facet had not misplaced at residence within the league for nearly precisely a yr.
Carlisle dominated for lengthy intervals and defender Rhys Bennett, drafted in for his full league debut, struck to provide the Cumbrians the lead two minutes earlier than the interval.
Bennett scored on the second try from shut vary after fit-again keeper Glenn Morris blocked his preliminary effort having beforehand stored out a shot from Gime Toure.
Striker Joshua Kayode, who scored for the Republic of Eire Beneath 21s in opposition to Luxembourg in midweek, ought to have hit the goal mid-way by means of the half when he shot weakly at Morris from place after Nick Anderton had set him up.
Carlisle had damaged up their 348-mile journey to West Sussex by coaching on one among Aston Villa’s grass pitches, and Lewis Alessandra and Toure each pressured Morris to save lots of earlier than Bennett’s opener.
Kayode doubled the lead ten minutes after the break with a medical end, slipping the ball previous Morris after good work by George Tanner.
It acquired worse for Crawley on 63 minutes when keeper Morris might solely parry a shot from Alessandra and Aaron Hayden poked the ball residence from shut vary.
Crawley’s woes have been compounded when substitute David Sesay was despatched off eight minutes time, receiving a straight pink card for bringing down the on-rushing Omari Patrick on the sting of the realm.
Match report provided by PA Media.
- 15DaviesSubstituted forSesayat 45′minutesBooked at 80mins
- 14AllarakhiaSubstituted forFrostat 73′minutes
- 39HessenthalerSubstituted forWattersat 65′minutes
- 8ManBooked at 78mins
- 12MellishSubstituted forDevineat 90′minutes
- 7RileySubstituted forArmerat 90+2′minutes
- 9AlessandraSubstituted forReillyat 90+2′minutes
- 20ToureSubstituted forPatrickat 76′minutes
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Match ends, Crawley City 0, Carlisle United 3.
Second Half ends, Crawley City 0, Carlisle United 3.
Foul by Tom Nichols (Crawley City).
Callum Man (Carlisle United) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Substitution, Carlisle United. Jack Armer replaces Joe Riley.
Substitution, Carlisle United. Gavin Reilly replaces Lewis Alessandra.
Foul by Josh Doherty (Crawley City).
Joshua Kayode (Carlisle United) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Offside, Carlisle United. Joe Riley tries a by means of ball, however George Tanner is caught offside.
Substitution, Carlisle United. Daniel Devine replaces Jon Mellish.
Try missed. Tyler Frost (Crawley City) header from the centre of the field misses to the correct. Assisted by Max Watters with a cross.
Joe McNerney (Crawley City) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Foul by Joshua Kayode (Carlisle United).
Foul by Joe McNerney (Crawley City).
Joshua Kayode (Carlisle United) wins a free kick within the attacking half.
Jake Hesketh (Crawley City) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Foul by Omari Patrick (Carlisle United).
Try saved. Joe Riley (Carlisle United) proper footed shot from outdoors the field is saved within the centre of the objective. Assisted by Joshua Kayode.
Foul by Ashley Nadesan (Crawley City).
George Tanner (Carlisle United) wins a free kick within the attacking half.