Barker wanted all three

Richie Barker: Wanted more than a draw

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Crawley snatched a late point in a 1-1 draw at Carlisle, but boss Richie Barker wanted all three points.

The Red Devils were on course for a fifth straight League One defeat until Billy Clarke scored his side's first goal in five games in the 88th minute to cancel out Liam Noble's penalty.

Barker admitted: "The players are gutted they didn't win the game. A point is no more than we deserved. The lads are feeling devastated which I think is a positive.

"I couldn't see Carlisle scoring. We looked safe throughout the game apart from one silly mistake.

"Billy is bright and sharp and we needed fresh legs and a fresh impetus. If you don't shoot you don't score and he's a goalscorer. It was a bit lucky perhaps, but we didn't have much luck elsewhere.

"Over the last month or so we have cost ourselves half a dozen points with defensive mistakes.

"On the penalty their lad went down quite easily, but why don't you if someone is pulling your shirt."