Carlisle vs Crewe
Sky Bet League Two
3:00pm Saturday October
Two late goals thwarted a Carlisle fightback to win and proceed high in Sky Bet League Two. .
After Daniel Powell and Nicky Hunt fired them the visitors looked comfortable.
Carlisle battled back to draw level in a thrilling second half, even when Christie Elliott along with Hallam Hope were just for Alex to have the last state with a Gethin Jones objective and Chris Porters attack.
Crewes early pressure was rewarded with a target after Tom Lowerys free-kick from wide on the right caught the Carlisle defence Gee.
Byron Webster was unable to manage an awkward bounce and Hunt pounced to maneuver the ball home.
Crewe doubled their lead when a lightning break gave Powell the opportunity and then he arrowed a shooter in the very best rated corner of the net and across Adam Collin.
Carlisle wanted something positive to elevate their spirits and it came in the 59th minute, when substitute Stefan Scougalls run gave Jack Iredale the chance to send at a low cross which Hope was able to slide home.
Iredale was the supplier if Carlisle equalised five minutes after. His cross found its way to Elliott, who volleyed in six yards ago Dave Richards.
When James Jones made a effect from the bench, whipping over a cross that Porter forced home for his attack of the season, alex recovered the lead in the 78th minute.
When a cross from Perry Ng looped into the web through deflection away Gethin Jones, a contest that was varying settled at the 85th minute.