MATCH GALLERY: Carrick Rangers 4-3 Crusaders

Carrick's Daniel Kelly is congratulated by team-mates Adam Salley and Mark Surgenor after he put the hosts 1-0 up early on.
Carrick's Daniel Kelly is congratulated by team-mates Adam Salley and Mark Surgenor after he put the hosts 1-0 up early on.

Atcion from Carrick’s dramatic 4-3 win over Crusaders at Taylor’s Avenue on Tuesday night.

The result saw Rangers jump a point above Ballinamallard in the relegation scrap, and hands Linfield a huge chance to close the gap at the top to two points when they face Whitey Anderson’s men on Thursday.

Carrick's Aaron Harmon (left) celebrates with Aaron Traynor and Adam Salley after making it 3-0 at Taylor's Avenue.

Carrick's Aaron Harmon (left) celebrates with Aaron Traynor and Adam Salley after making it 3-0 at Taylor's Avenue.

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Carrick's Andrew Doyle in action with Crusaders' Jordan Owens and Jordan Forsythe.

Carrick's Andrew Doyle in action with Crusaders' Jordan Owens and Jordan Forsythe.

Carrick's Glenn Taggart wins this header against Crusaders' Jordan Owens.

Carrick's Glenn Taggart wins this header against Crusaders' Jordan Owens.

Crusaders Michael Carvill quickly gathers the ball after pulling one back for the Crues.

Crusaders Michael Carvill quickly gathers the ball after pulling one back for the Crues.

Crusaders' Paul Heatley pulls one back to make it 3-2.

Crusaders' Paul Heatley pulls one back to make it 3-2.

Paul Heatley celebrates his goal against Carrick.

Paul Heatley celebrates his goal against Carrick.

A melee ensued after Joshua Robinson's late challenge on Ben Roy.

A melee ensued after Joshua Robinson's late challenge on Ben Roy.

Referee Tim Marshall red-cards Carrick skipper Aaron Harmon (6)

Referee Tim Marshall red-cards Carrick skipper Aaron Harmon (6)