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Francois Zoko gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Toumani Diagouraga. Marcus Bean takes the free kick.
Danny Livesey is brought on as a substitute for Matthew Robson. Free kick awarded for a foul by Jeffery Schlupp on Tom Taiwo. Free kick taken by Paul Thirlwell.
Gary Alexander is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Peter Murphy.
Leon Legge is shown a yellow card. Goal scored by Lubomir Michalik from just inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brentford 2-1 Carlisle.Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Rory Loy by Leon Legge.
Jeffery Schlupp gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Brentford 2-0 Carlisle.Handball decision goes against Matthew Robson. Sam Wood delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing,
Toumani Diagouraga produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.
Rory Loy is brought on as a substitute for Craig Curran. Francois Zoko joins the action as a substitute, replacing James Berrett.
Corner taken left-footed by Sam Wood, clearance made by Adam Collin.
A goal is scored by Jeffery Schlupp from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brentford 1-0 Carlisle.Assist by Gary Alexander.
Sam Wood joins the action as a substitute, replacing Myles Weston. Craig Curran takes a shot from close range clearing the crossbar.
James Berrett takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Kevin O'Connor manages to make a clearance.
Tom Taiwo takes a shot. Clearance by Pim Balkestein. Corner taken right-footed by Tom Taiwo, clearance by Leon Legge.
Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Paul Thirlwell, Toumani Diagouraga manages to make a clearance.
Kevin O'Connor replaces Robbie Neilson.
Adam Reed leaves the field to be replaced by Nathan Byrne.
Corner taken by Myles Weston from the left by-line, Close range header by Pim Balkestein goes over the bar.
Adam Reed takes a shot. Save by Adam Collin.
James Berrett takes a shot. Pim Balkestein gets a block in. Corner taken by James Berrett from the left by-line played to the near post, Robbie Neilson manages to make a clearance.
Effort on goal by Harry Arter from inside the box misses to the right of the target.
Corner taken by Myles Weston played to the near post, clearance made by Adam Collin.
Robbie Neilson concedes a free kick for a foul on Harry Arter. Adam Collin restarts play with the free kick.
The official flags Myles Weston offside. Adam Collin restarts play with the free kick.
Booking for Harry Arter for dissent. Foul by Gary Alexander on Peter Murphy, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Adam Collin.
Myles Weston fouled by Harry Arter, the ref awards a free kick. Simon Moore restarts play with the free kick.
James Berrett concedes a free kick for a foul on Marcus Bean. Simon Moore takes the direct free kick.
Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Jeffery Schlupp misses to the right of the target.
Gary Alexander takes a shot. Clearance by Paul Thirlwell. Corner from the left by-line taken by Myles Weston, Marcus Bean takes a shot. Peter Murphy manages to make a clearance.
Craig Curran takes a shot. Clearance made by Craig Woodman.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Gary Alexander. Adam Collin takes the indirect free kick.
Frank Simek challenges Jeffery Schlupp unfairly and gives away a free kick. Myles Weston restarts play with the free kick.
Tom Taiwo fouled by Marcus Bean, the ref awards a free kick. Adam Collin restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken short by Myles Weston.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary Alexander by Peter Murphy. Free kick crossed left-footed by Myles Weston.
Toumani Diagouraga concedes a free kick for a foul on Harry Arter. Free kick taken by Adam Collin.
Outswinging corner taken by Myles Weston from the right by-line, Close range header by Pim Balkestein goes over the bar.
Jeffery Schlupp takes a shot. Save by Adam Collin.
Trio missing for Bees
Brentford will be without Richard Lee, Charlie MacDonald and Robbie Simpson for Friday night's visit of Carlisle.
Goalkeeper Lee suffered a shoulder injury against Leyton Orient last Saturday so Simon Moore will make only his second league start unless boss Nicky Forster dips into the loan market.
Lee has also been ruled out of next weekend's Johnstone's Paint Trophy final against the Cumbrians along with striker MacDonald, who has undergone ankle surgery.
On-loan frontman Simpson misses out on Friday with an ankle problem but he hopes to be fit in time for the Wembley showpiece.
Better news is the return to full training of winger Sam Saunders following an ankle injury, while defender Pim Balkestein could also be available after a groin strain.
Carlisle will be boosted by the return of midfielders Harry Arter and Liam Noble.
Arter, on loan from Bournemouth, was ineligible for the Cumbrians` 1-0 home win against his parent club last weekend, while Noble, on loan from Sunderland, has completed a three-game ban following his dismissal in the recent win over Hartlepool.
Defender Liam Cooper, on loan from Hull, is pushing for a recall after returning to the bench as an unused substitute last week.
Centre-half Danny Livesey (hamstring) remains sidelined, so Lubo Michalik and Peter Murphy will resume their partnership in central defence, with winger Matty Robson continuing his run in the starting line-up as a left-back.
The Cumbrians, who have lost only one of their last five home league games, are nine points adrift of the top six with nine games remaining.
Dream debut for Schlupp
Debutant Jeffrey Schlupp struck a double to give Brentford a confidence-boosting 2-1 win over Carlisle in a dress rehearsal for the sides' Wembley meeting next week.
The on-loan Leicester striker pounced twice in nine second-half minutes to send the Cumbrians home empty-handed ahead of their Johnstone's Paint Trophy clash next Sunday.
His first came on 74 minutes when he latched onto a half-cleared ball to slot home from 12 yards before, minutes later, he was in the right place to seize on a goalmouth melee to bury the loose ball from close range.
Defender Lubomir Michalik gave the visitors hope with minutes remaining when he hammered a free kick into the bottom-right corner after Brentford defender Leon Legge was lucky to only see yellow after bringing down striker Roy Loy.
It was harsh on Carlisle, who had the better of the chances in the first half, with Craig Curran and Ben Marshall both seeing efforts blocked by rookie keeper Simon Moore or cleared off the line by Pim Balkestein.
Harry Arter also went close after the break as Brentford looked threatening on the counterattack, with Schlupp and Myles Weston both a danger.
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