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Tuesday’s EFL Trophy action will see Carlisle United facing off with Harrogate Town.
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Carlisle United will be wanting a better result here after a 0-1 League One loss in their previous game against Bristol Rovers.
The only scorer from Carlisle United was Sam Lavelle (38' Own goal).
Carlisle United haven’t made the most of their chances of late. Their goals record stands at just 2 versus opposition teams during their last 6 fixtures. In those games, Carlisle United have also seen the tally of goals scored against them come to 7.
Harrogate Town will go into the match following on from a 0-1 League Two win over Walsall in their previous fixture.
The only name on the scoresheet from Harrogate Town was George Thomson (84').
Indicating their partiality to high-scoring encounters, goals have been scored 22 times in the last six matches in which Harrogate Town have taken to the pitch, giving an average of 3.67 goals per meeting. Opposing teams have got 14 of these goals. That sort of pattern might not be carried forward here, of course.
Head to head
Looking at their past head to head results going back to 23/11/2021 reveals that these fixtures have ended in disappointment for Carlisle United. They have not been able to get any victories whatsoever while Harrogate Town have just been stronger than them, getting wins in 83% of those games where they have faced each other.
A sum of 14 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 3 for The Cumbrians and 11 coming from The Town. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.33.
Team News: Carlisle United
The Carlisle United manager Paul Simpson will be grateful not to have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game thanks to a fully healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Harrogate Town
With a completely injury-free group ready to go, the Harrogate Town boss Simon Weaver has zero fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash.
We’re of the view that Harrogate Town will have to work hard as a team to see themselves scoring against this Carlisle United side who will likely score & stay on top.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a narrow 1-0 winning score for Carlisle United after 90 minutes.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Brunton Park (17,949)
Captain: Paul Huntington
Chairman: Andrew Jenkins
Manager: Paul Simpson
Competitions: League One position 21, EFL Trophy (Group C - North)
⭐ Star Player: Jordan Gibson
Mostly deployed in the Right Wing position, Jordan Gibson was born in Birmingham, England. Having played his first senior match for St. Patrick's Athletic in the 2020 season, the talented Forward has scored a sum of 5 league goals in this League One 2023 - 2024 season so far coming from a total of 16 appearances.