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Bromley 0-2 Tranmere Rovers

James Norwood's first-half brace was enough to give Tranmere a 2-0 win at Bromley to start their 2016-17 National League campaign in style.

The 25-year-old, who scored 19 goals for the Prenton Park outfit last year, got Rovers off to a dream start after nine minutes, firing past Alan Julian from Connor Jennings' pinpoint cross.

Blair Turgott missed a gilt-edged chance to equalise for the hosts from six yards after 40 minutes. Tobi Sho-Silva seemingly did all the hard work, ghosting past Tranmere's backline, but the West Ham youth product hit his effort wide.

Four minutes later Norwood made it 2-0, prodding home Andy Cook's flick from Liam Ridehalgh's cross and that was enough for the Merseysiders to make their 500-mile round trip a fruitful one.

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Line-ups

Bromley

  • 1Julian
  • 2HoweSubstituted forSwaineat 86'minutes
  • 13Anderson
  • 16PrestedgeBooked at 32minsSubstituted forPorterat 73'minutes
  • 6Holland
  • 4Chorley
  • 7MartinBooked at 38mins
  • 17Turgott
  • 18PorterSubstituted forDymondat 57'minutes
  • 10Cunnington
  • 20Sho-Silva

Substitutes

  • 3Johnson
  • 5Swaine
  • 9Porter
  • 12Dymond
  • 19Goldberg

Tranmere

  • 1Davies
  • 20Maynard
  • 3Ridehalgh
  • 24Hughes
  • 6IhiekweBooked at 64mins
  • 5McNulty
  • 8Harris
  • 4Jennings
  • 9CookSubstituted forMekkiat 74'minutes
  • 10NorwoodSubstituted forKirbyat 90+4'minutes
  • 11JenningsBooked at 67mins

Substitutes

  • 2Vaughan
  • 7Mekki
  • 13Turner
  • 14Stephenson
  • 17Kirby
Referee:
Robert Whitton

Live Text

Match ends, Bromley 0, Tranmere Rovers 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bromley 0, Tranmere Rovers 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Jake Kirby replaces James Norwood.

Corner, Tranmere Rovers.

Substitution

Substitution, Bromley. Rob Swaine replaces Joe Howe.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Adam Mekki replaces Andy Cook.

Substitution

Substitution, Bromley. George Porter replaces Reece Prestedge.

Booking

Connor Jennings (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Corner, Bromley.

Booking

Michael Ihiekwe (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Bromley. Connor Dymond replaces Max Porter.

Corner, Bromley.

Corner, Tranmere Rovers.

Corner, Bromley.

Corner, Bromley.

Corner, Bromley.

Second Half

Second Half begins Bromley 0, Tranmere Rovers 2.

Half Time

First Half ends, Bromley 0, Tranmere Rovers 2.

Goal!

Goal! Bromley 0, Tranmere Rovers 2. James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers).

Corner, Bromley.

Booking

Dave Martin (Bromley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Reece Prestedge (Bromley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Corner, Bromley.

Corner, Bromley.

Corner, Tranmere Rovers.

Goal!

Goal! Bromley 0, Tranmere Rovers 1. James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers).

Corner, Tranmere Rovers.

Corner, Bromley.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dag & Red11003033
2Gateshead11003033
3Lincoln City11003123
4Solihull Moors11003123
5Macclesfield11002023
6Tranmere11002023
7Eastleigh11002113
8Barrow11001013
9Boreham Wood11001013
10Maidstone United10101101
11York10101101
12Braintree10100001
13Dover10100001
14North Ferriby United10100001
15Wrexham10100001
16Guiseley100112-10
17Aldershot100101-10
18Forest Green100101-10
19Sutton United100113-20
20Woking100113-20
21Bromley100102-20
22Torquay100102-20
23Chester100103-30
24Southport100103-30
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