Robson's early strike wins the game

The game was only a minute old when Matty Robson latched on to a cross from JP McGovern to give Carlisle the lead over a Coventry side looking to extend a record of six away wins in a row.

Ninety five minutes of football later it was still the only thing separating the sides.

t was a huge improvement on the Blues last outing when they were beaten 4-0 by Swindon.

Liam Noble and Lee Miller both spurned chances to extend United's lead, while two shocking misses by Coventry's Leon Clarke will have been a bitter pill for away fans to swallow.

Carlisle are now 17th in League One, nineteen points above the relegation zone.

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