National League
Tranmere1Altrincham0

Tranmere Rovers 1-0 Altrincham

James Norwood secured back-to-back National League wins for Tranmere with a narrow victory against Altrincham.

Norwood won the game for Rovers in the first half, latching onto a long ball from Lois Maynard to slot home.

Rovers could have extended their lead before half-time, only for Michael Ihiekwe's header to strike the post.

Scott Leather nearly equalised for Altrincham late on when he headed onto the woodwork, before Tranmere keeper Scott Davies denied Damian Reeves.

Line-ups

Tranmere

  • 1Davies
  • 7Vaughan
  • 24McNulty
  • 11Maynard
  • 16Hill
  • 12Ihiekwe
  • 17MekkiSubstituted forManganat 69'minutes
  • 10NorwoodBooked at 81mins
  • 29TomlinsonSubstituted forKirbyat 86'minutes
  • 8Harris
  • 4Jennings

Substitutes

  • 2Sutton
  • 13Turner
  • 14Mangan
  • 18Stockton
  • 23Kirby

Altrincham

  • 17Deasy
  • 20Sinnott
  • 5Havern
  • 4Moult
  • 3GriffinBooked at 52mins
  • 6Leather
  • 7Lawrie
  • 8Richman
  • 19CrowtherSubstituted forBowermanat 86'minutes
  • 10Reeves
  • 9RankineSubstituted forCleeat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Clee
  • 12Heathcote
  • 14O'Keefe
  • 18Bowerman
  • 23Williams
Referee:
Richard Wigglesworth
Attendance:
5,414

Match Stats

Home TeamTranmereAway TeamAltrincham
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home16
Away15
Shots on Target
Home9
Away4
Corners
Home3
Away16
Fouls
Home9
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Tranmere Rovers 1, Altrincham 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 1, Altrincham 0.

Attempt missed. Scott Leather (Altrincham) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by James Lawrie.

Corner, Altrincham.

Attempt saved. James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Attempt saved. Damian Reeves (Altrincham) with an attempt from the left side of the six yard box is saved. Assisted by Jordan Sinnott with a cross.

Foul by Adam Griffin (Altrincham).

Scott Davies (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick.

Corner, Altrincham.

Corner, Altrincham.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Altrincham. George Bowerman replaces Ryan Crowther.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Jake Kirby replaces Ben Tomlinson.

Scott Leather (Altrincham) hits the woodwork with a header from the centre of the box.

Corner, Altrincham.

Attempt missed. James Lawrie (Altrincham) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Booking

James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers).

Jake Moult (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Foul by Ben Tomlinson (Tranmere Rovers).

Nicky Clee (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. James Lawrie (Altrincham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Altrincham.

Corner, Altrincham.

Attempt missed. Simon Richman (Altrincham) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Altrincham.

Attempt blocked. Jordan Sinnott (Altrincham) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Offside, Altrincham. Damian Reeves tries a through ball, but Damian Reeves is caught offside.

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

Foul by James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers).

Scott Leather (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Andy Mangan replaces Adam Mekki.

Corner, Altrincham.

Corner, Altrincham.

Offside, Tranmere Rovers. James Norwood tries a through ball, but James Norwood is caught offside.

Attempt saved. James Lawrie (Altrincham) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt missed. James Lawrie (Altrincham) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Foul by Jake Moult (Altrincham).

Jay Harris (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick.

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