Robson puts Cumbrians through

A first-half strike by winger Matty Robson fired Carlisle to a 1-0 home win over Accrington Stanley in the Capital One Cup on Saturday.

Last Updated: 11/08/12 at 20:23

Robson: Match-winning goal

Robson: Match-winning goal

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Carlisle were the dominant side in the first half at Brunton Park when their midfield took a stranglehold on the game without creating too many clear-cut chances.

Stanley's best effort of the opening period came when skipper Luke Joyce, the former Carlisle midfielder, tried a snapshot from the edge of the box which home goalkeeper Adam Collin needed to move smartly to his left to save.

Carlisle continued to force the pace and Stanley keeper Ian Dunbavin kept out James Berrett's near-post effort before Robson gave the Cumbrians a 39th-minute lead. Berrett did well to keep the ball in play on the right and combined with Lee Miller to find Robson just inside the area and the winger hit an unerring left-foot shot past Dunbavin into the top left-hand corner of the net.

Carlisle went off the boil after the break and Accrington striker Aidan Chippendale deserved better luck with a trio of excellent efforts, drilling one shot dangerously across the face of goal and twice forcing Collin to spring into action with fingertip saves.

The home side should have put the game to bed late on when both Robson and substitute David Symington got through the defence only to fail to convert clear-cut openings.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Sunday, 01 March 2015
16:00
Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham Report
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
19:45
Sheff Utd 2-2 Tottenham Report
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool Report
Wednesday, 21 January 2015
Tottenham 1-0 Sheff Utd Report
Tuesday, 20 January 2015
Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea Report
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
B'mouth 1-3 Liverpool  
Tottenham 4-0 Newcastle Report
Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Derby 1-3 Chelsea Report
Sheff Utd 1-0 So'ton Report
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Man City 0-2 Newcastle Report

Footer 365

Tim Sherwood: Aston Villa deserve FA Cup final spot after 'dominating' Liverpool

Tim Sherwood described Aston Villa's 2-1 FA Cup semi-final win over Liverpool as a magnificent occasion for the club.

Aston Villa 2-1 Liverpool: Villa reach FA Cup final after comeback win stuns Reds

Aston Villa produced a stunning fightback to beat Liverpool 2-1 at Wembley and reach their first FA Cup final for 15 years.

Vinnie Jones says Leeds United do not need Russell Crowe takeover

Vinnie Jones admitted that Leeds United’s demise is a ‘sad situation’ and insisted Russell Crowe is not the answer.

Mail Box

Respect, But Never Admiration For Chelsea

Football's about entertainment, the Mailbox says. Which means Manchester United supporters are happy with never winning the league if the football is good...

Wenger's Titles Down To United Woes...

Well, it's certainly one theory. Man United fans are out in force - decrying Wenger and defending FFP. We have mails on Coquelin, Coutinho and Mediawatch...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company