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Tranmere Rovers 2-1 Eastleigh

James Norwood turned from zero to hero as his last-gasp winner earned Tranmere a victory at home to Eastleigh.

Norwood missed a penalty with 15 minutes left, but he made amends three minutes into stoppage time when he latched on to a through ball and tucked home a winner.

Connor Jennings had put Tranmere ahead in the 24th minute by slamming home from close range after Norwood's free-kick was parried by Ryan Huddart.

The lead lasted just six minutes as an unmarked Adam Dugdale swept home a loose ball.

After Lois Maynard was fouled by Luke Coulson in the area, Norwood cannoned his spot-kick off the crossbar, but his late strike made it three wins from three in the National League for Rovers.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Tranmere

  • 1Davies
  • 2Vaughan
  • 4JenningsBooked at 33mins
  • 9CookSubstituted forKirbyat 76'minutes
  • 6Ihiekwe
  • 5McNulty
  • 8HarrisSubstituted forStephensonat 88'minutes
  • 10Norwood
  • 11Jennings
  • 20Maynard
  • 24HughesBooked at 43mins

Substitutes

  • 7Mekki
  • 12Sutton
  • 13Turner
  • 14Stephenson
  • 17Kirby

Eastleigh

  • 13Huddart
  • 3Green
  • 5Dugdale
  • 12Howells
  • 8Drury
  • 6Pipe
  • 9ConstableBooked at 44mins
  • 15CoulsonSubstituted forReasonat 79'minutes
  • 19Mandron
  • 25CresswellBooked at 60mins
  • 26BirdSubstituted forWilsonat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Flitney
  • 10Reason
  • 17Dawson
  • 18Wilson
  • 24Obileye
Referee:
Karl Evans
Attendance:
4,619

Live Text

Match ends, Tranmere Rovers 2, Eastleigh 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 2, Eastleigh 1.

Goal!

Goal! Tranmere Rovers 2, Eastleigh 1. James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Darren Stephenson replaces Jay Harris.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Jai Reason replaces Luke Coulson.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Jake Kirby replaces Andy Cook.

Substitution

Substitution, Eastleigh. Scott Wilson replaces Ryan Bird.

Booking

Ryan Cresswell (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card.

Second Half

Second Half begins Tranmere Rovers 1, Eastleigh 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 1, Eastleigh 1.

Booking

James Constable (Eastleigh) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Jeff Hughes (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Steven Jennings (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Tranmere Rovers 1, Eastleigh 1. Adam Dugdale (Eastleigh).

Goal!

Goal! Tranmere Rovers 1, Eastleigh 0. Steven Jennings (Tranmere Rovers).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Tranmere33006159
2Boreham Wood32106247
3Solihull Moors32106337
4Lincoln City320110556
5Gateshead32016156
6Macclesfield32015236
7Dag & Red32015326
8Aldershot32013126
9York31203215
10Maidstone United31114314
11Sutton United31115504
12Eastleigh31114404
13Forest Green31112204
14Dover311134-14
15Wrexham311134-14
16Barrow311123-14
17Torquay311123-14
18Chester310246-23
19Southport310227-53
20Braintree302124-22
21Woking301247-31
22North Ferriby United301218-71
23Guiseley300337-40
24Bromley300304-40
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