Blackburn stunned to submission by third-tier Carlisle

Updated: 08 August 2013 08:30 IST

Blackburn led 2-1 and 3-2 before the match ended 3-3 and were also 3-1 up on penalties in the first round tie at Brunton Park.

Blackburn stunned to submission by third-tier Carlisle

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Championship side Blackburn were knocked out of the English League Cup on Wednesday, losing a penalty shootout to third-tier Carlisle.

Blackburn led 2-1 and 3-2 before the match ended 3-3 and were also 3-1 up on penalties in the first round tie at Brunton Park.

But Chris Taylor and Josh Morris missed with successive penalties and David Symington scored the decisive penalty for Carlisle for a 4-3 shootout win.

Leeds fought back from a goal down to defeat League Two Chesterfield 2-1.

Eoin Doyle headed the visitors into a 19th-minute lead at Elland Road but Michael Brown levelled in the 28th minute and Dominic Poleon grabbed what proved to be the winner four minutes later.

Topics : Football Blackburn Rovers
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