Carlisle boss Keith Curle hopes to strengthen his squad in January but said he had no magic wand to lift them out of trouble.
Exeter manager Paul Tisdale was happy to keep the momentum going following his side's routine 2-0 win over struggling Carlisle.
Exeter extended their unbeaten league run to nine games with a routine 2-0 win over a poor Carlisle Side at St James' Park.
Carlisle boss Keith Curle has been impressed by the response of Kyle Dempsey and Brad Potts since their contract talks were put on hold.
Carlisle manager Keith Curle admits he is looking to make changes in the January transfer window.
Carlisle manager Keith Curle has confirmed Burnley have not enquired about teenage midfielder Kyle Dempsey.
Full-back Connor Brown will remain with Carlisle until early January after extending his loan stay from Oldham.
Carlisle have reached agreement with Burnley to extend defender Tom Anderson's loan spell at the club until January 3.
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