Kavanagh pleased with Cumbrians

Carlisle manager Graham Kavanagh was thrilled with his side as they twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with high-flying Wolves.

Last Updated: 06/11/13 at 13:25

Graham Kavanagh: Pleased with his side

Graham Kavanagh: Pleased with his side

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Wanderers boss Kenny Jackett blasted his team's second-half performance when they allowed Carlisle to come back into the game and almost snatch an unexpected win.

First-half goals from Bakary Sako and Leigh Griffiths, his 10th of the season, came either side of a Prince Buaben strike for the hosts.

However, Wolves lost their lead early in the second half to a Liam Noble penalty and it was Carlisle who came close to inflicting only a second defeat of the season on their opponents and would have done so if Lewis Guy and Buaben had taken clear-cut chances.

In contrast to Jackett, Kavanagh was delighted after a run which had seen his team lose three out of their previous four league games.

Kavanagh said: "I'm extremely proud. After some difficult previous games I thought they were absolutely magnificent against a very, very good Wolves team who are flying at the moment.

"We matched them and probably could have won the game. To a man they did their jobs to the maximum.

"There was a lot of quality on show and both teams were going at it hammer and tongs. Both looked capable of scoring on the counter. Putting on a performance like that is special."

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