The Stats: Carlisle’s performance in the first half enough to beat Swindon

Carlisle took the lead before the first half in the England League Two game against Swindon on Saturday. In the second half, Swindon’s efforts bore no fruit and the game finished 2-1 (2-1) to the away side.

Carlisle started the match best and took the lead when Joe Riley scored after 13 minutes, making it 1-0.

Swindon equalised to make it 1-1 after half an hour’s play as Romoney Crichlow-Noble scored.

Carlisle took the lead just before the half-time whistle as Tristan Abrahams scored. The second half was goalless and the match ended with a 2-1 win for Carlisle.

Both teams play again on Tuesday with Swindon hosting Tranmere, and Carlisle host Port Vale.

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