At Prenton Park, this afternoon, 2,000 Tranmere Rovers supporters saw a game from the stands for the first time since February. It was not, however, a game that they will look back on fondly.
Tranmere have been in red-hot form, having not lost a game in their last nine. Fans saw their side go down 3-1 to Walsall, in a lack-lustre performance.
Walsall’s Rory Holden had two shots on target early on. One effort was saved and one cleared off the line by Clarke before Elijah Adebayo banged one home from a Wes McDonald cross at 18 minutes.
Tranmere appeared to take this as a wake-up call and sprang into life as Liam Feeney volleyed from 18 yards at 30 minutes to level things up.
At the start of the second half, with the score all level, there was everything to play for. But three minutes later, it was Walsall who were in front through a scrappy 20-yard goal by McDonald.
With the score at 2-1 to the visitors, Tranmere had a bit of an uphill struggle, but surely given their recent form, two goals for a win was within reach? It was never to be; Walsall extended their lead at 67 minutes as Scarr stabbed the ball in from a corner.
In this summary of all summaries, this fan harks back to the olden days …
Now THATS the Tranmere I know.— Matt Hibbert (@MattHibbert) December 5, 2020
Fans always try and find someone to blame after a defeat. This supporter knows where to place the blame …
While this tweeter put it very simply …
Supporters out #SWA— neil roberts (@robbotrfc) December 5, 2020
Referee: Martin Coy
5 J Clarke