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Tranmere hosted Crewe Alexandra yesterday for a 7:45pm kick-off in their latest fixture in the 2022/23 League Two season.
Ahead of the game, Micky Mellon said, “We love the Friday nights and there’s always a special atmosphere at Prenton Park so we’re really looking forward to it. The players love it and the fans love it so it will be a good game to be involved in.
“We’re still pushing to improve the group because we know that there is still a lot of improvement to be made so we keep pushing them to get better and better. You’re never happy with where you’re at because you always want to push forward and get to a better place.
“We’re very pleased at the moment but like I say, we need to keep pushing. We’re not sitting here and patting ourselves on the back thinking we’ve cracked anything yet, we’ve got to keep going. Even though we’re getting results and winning games, there’s always parts of the game you can get better at. We’re certainly moving in the right direction.
Match Report: Tranmere Rovers v Crewe Alexandra
Tranmere notched up their fifth consecutive league win yesterday with a 3-0 victory over Crewe Alexandra at Prenton Park last night.
Two goals from Elliott Nevitt and a single from Southampton loanee defender Dynel Simeu were plenty enough to ensure that Rovers took the three points in front of an electric home crowd.
Whilst possession was equally shared, Crewe didn’t get a single shot on target for the entire game, as Tranmere managed seven shots on target, making three of them count.
The first attempt at goal came from Kane Hemmings in the sixth minute, but his shot from outside the box was too high.
Just after 20 minutes, Kieron Morris’ left footed shot from outside the box was saved by Crewe’s keeper, Arthur Okonkwo.
Just a minute later, Dynel Simeu’s close range shot found its way into the Crewe net, marking the defender’s first goal for the club.
Before half time, Tranmere had two more attempts at goal through Morris and Nevitt, but as the whistle blew, The score remained at 1-0.
Tranmere’s second goal came 10 minutes into the second half when sub Nevitt’s close range header neatly found the top left corner of the Crewe goal.
Nevitt struck again with another close range shot in the 90th minute and ensured Tranmere mark up another victory.
Tranmere visit Crewe Alexandra on Tuesday 18 October in the EFL Trophy and visit Harrogate Town on Saturday 22 October in their next game of the League Two season.
Fans’ Twitter Reaction
At what stage are we allowed to sing 🎶 we’re on our way 🎶 again #swa ? It’s my favourite and makes me happy inside! @TranmereRovers— Nichola Smith (@nickysmith1980) October 15, 2022
At what stage are we allowed to sing 🎶 we’re on our way 🎶 again #swa ? It’s my favourite and makes me happy inside! @TranmereRovers
What a way to Start off a Birthday weekend. 3pts, 5 wins 5 clean sheets. Up the mighty Rovers 💙#swa Happy Birthday me …..— Dave 🇸🇱🇬🇧🇸🇱 (@Daveyh72) October 15, 2022
What a way to Start off a Birthday weekend. 3pts, 5 wins 5 clean sheets. Up the mighty Rovers 💙#swa Happy Birthday me …..
There is no way possible to explain how much I love this man pic.twitter.com/tPrckj7una— Jack Jones (@JackTRFC06) October 14, 2022
There is no way possible to explain how much I love this man pic.twitter.com/tPrckj7una
@TranmereRovers Electric atmosphere last night 💪 according to @Apple i got hearing damage #SWA pic.twitter.com/bcjmh31cVj— Luke Turner (@turnthemon_) October 15, 2022
@TranmereRovers Electric atmosphere last night 💪 according to @Apple i got hearing damage #SWA pic.twitter.com/bcjmh31cVj
Can we all stop sharing Simeu with the Cameroon flag pictures before he gets called up for the World Cup Squad and we lose him for a month 😅🇨🇲 #swa— Billzy (@Billzy79) October 15, 2022
Can we all stop sharing Simeu with the Cameroon flag pictures before he gets called up for the World Cup Squad and we lose him for a month 😅🇨🇲 #swa
Birkenhead Is Wonderful!! @TranmereRovers #SWA— Gaz 🇸🇱 ⚽️🏉🏴 (@SterTrfc) October 14, 2022
Birkenhead Is Wonderful!! @TranmereRovers #SWA
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Post Match Interviews
Tranmere Rovers – Formation 4-4-21 Ross Doohan GK2 Josh Dacres-Cogley DF3 Ethan Bristow DF26 Dynel Simeu DF14 Jordan Turnbull DF4 Lee O’Connor MF7 Kieron Morris MF6 Chris Merrie MF11 Josh Hawkes MF22 Paul Lewis FW10 Kane Hemmings (C) FW
Substitutes23 Mateusz Hewelt SUB19 Neill Byrne SUB17 Rhys Hughes SUB8 Reece McAlear SUB16 Jon Nolan SUB27 Jake Burton SUB20 Elliott Nevitt SUB
Match OfficialsReferee: Simon MatherAssistants: Conor Brown and Hristo KaraivanovFourth official: Lewis Smith
Crewe Alexandra – Formation 4-2-3-113 Arthur Okonkwo GK2 Kelvin Mellor DF3 Rio Adebisi DF6 Luke Offord (C) DF5 Rod McDonald DF8 Conor Thomas MF25 Joel Tabiner MF20 Eli King MF18 Thakgalo Leshabela MF11 Daniel Agyei MF9 Courtney Baker-Richardson FW
Substitutes1 Dave Richards SUB22 Billy Sass-Davies SUB4 Michael Williams SUB17 Lachlan Brook SUB24 Charlie Finney SUB14 Oliver Finney SUB19 Bassala Sambou SUB
League 2 season attendance
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