Match Report – Tranmere 0, Morcambe 1
1′ 15:00 KICK OFF
1′ Vaughan (TR) wins a free kick in his own half.
4′ Morcambe corner.
5′ Foul by Vaughan (TR) on Kenyon (MFC)
7′ Woolery (TR) missed attempt. Shot from 20 yards – it is close, but wide to the right.
11′ Banks (TR) shoots from outside the box, but is high and wide.
13′ Woolery (TR) shot blocked following an assist by Morris.
13′ Clarke (TR) header is blocked. Three shots for Tranmere in the last few minutes.
14′ At the other end, Slew (MFC) from the left side of the box is blocked.
14′ Morcambe corner. Attempt from Hendrie (MFC) following the corner is high and wide.
16′ Tranmere corner.
17′ Vaughan (TR) wins a free kick on the left.
19′ Vaughan’s header is close but misses.
20′ Morris (TR) shoots from outside the box , but misses.
21′ Shots coming thick and fast – could this be a better result than Tuesday?
22′ Foul by Khan (TR)
24′ Wildig (MFC) hits the right-hand post.
26′ Mendes Gomes (MFC) right-footed shot misses to the left.
28′ Mendes Gomes (MFC) right-footed shot misses to the left, again.
28′ Foul by Vaughan (TR)
30′ Foul by Woolery (TR)
33′ MacDonald (TR) is down and receiving treatment.
41′ Khan (TR) sends an accurate cross towards the head of Monthe but it skims by and goes out
44′ Hand ball by Hendrie (MFC)
44′ Tranmere corner
45′ Vaughan (TR) fouls Songo’o (MFC) Free kick Morcambe.
45 + 1 Foul by Woolery (TR)
45+4′ Half Time: Tranmere Rovers 0, Morecambe 0. Plenty of possession & shots from Tranmere, but nothing to show for it.
Second half kicks off with the score at 0-0
47′ Lewis (TR) fouled by Kenyon (MFC)
48′ Another great cross from Khan (TR) but Lewis (TR) tips it wide.
50′ Khan (TR) is yellow carded for a foul on Mellor (MFC)
51′ Songo’o (MFC) 20 yard shot misses.
52′ Monthe (TR) shoots high and wide.
54′ What a save! Mendes Gomes (MFC) shot from the centre of the box is saved by Davies (TR)
56′ Penalty to Morecambe. Mendes Gomes (MFC) fouled by MacDonald (TF) in the area.
57′ GOAL! Tranmere Rovers 0, Morecambe 1 – Phillips (MFC) into the bottom left corner.
61′ Skill from Vaughan (TR) in the box. Saved.
64′ Foul by Khan (TR)
67′ Foul by Vaughan (TR)
68′ Foul by O’Connor (TR)
72′ Missed attempt. Smith (TR) shoots from the centre of the box but goes the wrong side of the left hand post.
72′ Missed attempt at the other end. Wildig (MFC) misses to the right.
78′ Smith’s (TR) shot is blocked and it rebounds to Vaughan (TR) who volleys it over the bar.
81′ Substitution, Morcambe – O’Sullivan is on and Mendes Gomes is off due to an injury.
83′ O’Sullivan’s (MFC) shot doesn’t trouble Tranmere goalie, Davies.
85′ Wildig (MFC) heads from the centre about 10 yards out, but misses right.
88′ Banks (TR) tries from 25 yards but it sails over and wide.
89′ Foul by Connor (TR)
90′ Substitution, Morcambe – Phillips is off and Pringle is on for the last few minutes.
90′ Four added minutes.
90+2′ Foul by Blackett-Taylor (TR) on Songo’o (MFC)
90+5′ Morcambe corner.
90+5′ FINAL WHISTLE: Game ends Tranmere 0, Morcambe 1. Not as bad a result as Tuesday, but losing is losing. I can start to feel the fans rumblings over Jackson intensifying. Jackson’s record so far this season isn’t good – W2 D3 L5 – he really needs to up the ante to keep his boss and more importantly the fans happy.
1 Davies (C)
5 Lavelle (C)
11 Mendes Gomes
Referee – Craig Hicks
Assistant Referee – Andrew Hendley
Assistant Referee – Gareth Mellor
Fourth Official – Paul Stonier