Stat Pack: Carlisle United vs Swindon Town
7th placed Swindon Town are on a mini run of three successive League One wins following a 1-0 victory over Preston, 2-1 over Tranmere and 2-1 vs Sheffield Utd.
Town are now four points behind Peterborough United in the race for 6th place, however the Posh still have that game in-hand.
In the League One form guide, Swindon are 8th with three wins, one draw and two defeats in six.
Away from the County Ground, Swindon are 8th in the form guide with two wins, three draws and a single defeat. Town are unbeaten in their last three away games.
21st placed Carlisle United are in a relegation scrap with seven games remaining. The Cumbrians have drawn their last two games and without a win in eight. Their last win was against Coventry City in mid February and since then have picked up four points from 24.
Carlisle are therefore bottom of the League One form guide with zero wins, three draws and three defeats.
As hosts Carlisle have drawn their last three games. Each of those games have finished by 0-0 scorelines.
In all League, FA Cup and Football League competitions, Town have faced Carlisle United on 41 occasions, winning 13, drawing 19 and defeated 9 times; scoring 53 and conceding 46.
At Carlisle, Swindon have a record of 3 wins, 9 draws and 8 defeats, scoring 18 and conceding 30.
The previous meeting at Carlisle ended in a 2-2 draw last season.
Town’s last win in Cumbria came in November 2009 when a goal from Charlie Austin secured a 1-0 win.
On the 13 occasions when Swindon have scored at Carlisle, Town have only scored more than once on four occasions.
We’re on a run, we’re confident, Carlisle United are the division’s team in freefall. Surely we can continue our run and hopefully – if Wolves beat Peterborough – be one point behind sixth place on Saturday evening…
Final-score: Carlisle United 0-1 Swindon Town
Come on You Reds!