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Tranmere Rovers 0-1 Dover Athletic

Dover recorded their seventh win in eight National League games with a 1-0 triumph at Tranmere.

Ricky Miller converted Sam Magri's fine right-wing cross to hand the visitors the lead just before the break.

For the hosts, Lois Maynard saw a header cleared off the line by Jamie Grimes, while Dover goalkeeper Mitch Walker denied Ben Tomlinson from range.

Andy Mangan hit the post with a good effort from 20 yards, but Dover hung on to stay third, with Tranmere now 10th.

Line-ups

Tranmere

  • 13Turner
  • 2Sutton
  • 15Riley
  • 4Jennings
  • 16HillBooked at 72mins
  • 24McNultyBooked at 58mins
  • 29Tomlinson
  • 11Maynard
  • 3RidehalghSubstituted forManganat 46'minutes
  • 9Taylor-Fletcher
  • 10Norwood

Substitutes

  • 7Jackson
  • 12Ihiekwe
  • 14Mangan
  • 19Margetts
  • 26Pilling

Dover

  • 1WalkerBooked at 90mins
  • 6Orlu
  • 18Parkinson
  • 21ThomasBooked at 85mins
  • 15Grimes
  • 17Deverdics
  • 5Raggett
  • 2Magri
  • 7ModesteSubstituted forSterlingat 87'minutes
  • 9MillerSubstituted forAjalaat 82'minutes
  • 23PayneSubstituted forMurphyat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Murphy
  • 11Diallo
  • 12Ajala
  • 14Ofori-Acheampong
  • 16Sterling
Referee:
Adrian Holmes
Attendance:
4,486

Match Stats

Home TeamTranmereAway TeamDover
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home10
Away11
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home9
Away9
Fouls
Home13
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Tranmere Rovers 0, Dover Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 0, Dover Athletic 1.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Attempt saved. Nicky Deverdics (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Booking

Mitchell Walker (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Ritchie Sutton (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Lois Maynard (Tranmere Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Tranmere Rovers.

Offside, Dover Athletic. Toby Ajala tries a through ball, but Toby Ajala is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Toby Ajala (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Corner, Tranmere Rovers.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Tyrone Sterling replaces Ricky Modeste.

Attempt missed. Tom Murphy (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Booking

Aswad Thomas (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Tom Murphy (Dover Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Toby Ajala replaces Ricky Miller.

Foul by James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers).

Richard Orlu (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Tom Murphy replaces Stefan Payne.

Attempt blocked. Gary Taylor-Fletcher (Tranmere Rovers) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ritchie Sutton with a cross.

Corner, Tranmere Rovers.

Attempt missed. Stefan Payne (Dover Athletic) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Ricky Modeste with a cross.

Foul by Matthew Hill (Tranmere Rovers).

Booking

Matthew Hill (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Sam Magri (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Andy Mangan (Tranmere Rovers) hits the woodwork with a left footed shot from outside the box.

Offside, Dover Athletic. Jack Parkinson tries a through ball, but Jack Parkinson is caught offside.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Attempt blocked. Stefan Payne (Dover Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Tranmere Rovers.

Attempt missed. James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Booking

Steve McNulty (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Steve McNulty (Tranmere Rovers).

Ricky Miller (Dover Athletic) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Lois Maynard (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

Offside, Dover Athletic. Ricky Miller tries a through ball, but Ricky Miller is caught offside.

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