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Carlisle United lost their 4th home league game in a row yesterday after they were beaten 3-1 by high flying Sheffield United. Just 4,000 Blues fans were at Brunton Park, and those who did go along weren't impressed with what they saw, or how the season is going.
Carlisle United suffered a heavy defeat at the hand of visitors Leyton Orient on Saturday, November 17th.
Orient manager Russell Slade said his team could have scored even more in the first half when his side put four passed the home side who could only reply with a single goal from Peter Murphy.
Carlisle away to Preston is considered a derby match by the United fans - and they were so close to claiming the bragging rights in their match at Deepdale.
Carlisle's Joe Garner won a first-half penalty and scored from the spot - and that looked like it was going to win the game, until Preston levelled the scores four minutes into stoppage time at the end to leave it 1-1.
Carlisle United have drawn AFC Bournemouth in the FA Cup second round. The fixture gives the blues the chance to avenge their 4-2 League defeat to the Seasiders last month.
Carlisle United beat Ebbsfleet United 4-2 in the FA Cup First Round on Saturday.
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Carlisle United will be at home to AFC Bournemouth in the second round of the FA Cup. The tie will be played on the first or second of December