Match ends, Tranmere Rovers 2, Shrewsbury Town 1.
Tranmere Rovers boosted their hopes of League One survival with a vital three points at home over fellow strugglers Shrewsbury Town.
Max Power sent home a looping header from Jean-Louis Akpa-Akpro's deep cross to put the home side in front early on.
Paul Parry equalised for the Shrews midway through the second half when he headed home from close range.
Substitute Junior Brown gave the hosts the win with a low shot after being found by Power.
Tranmere stay in 19th place but move three points clear of the relegation places while Mike Jackson's side slip a place to 23rd and are two points from safety.
- 5GoodisonSubstituted forArthurworreyat 78'minutes
- 22KoumasBooked at 34minsSubstituted forBrownat 78'minutes
- 9LoweBooked at 90mins
- 5IorfaSubstituted forGrandisonat 71'minutesBooked at 90mins
- 26AtajicSubstituted forMillerat 58'minutes
- 17ParrySubstituted forFoleyat 82'minutes
- David Phillips
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 2, Shrewsbury Town 1.
Hand ball by Connor Goldson (Shrewsbury Town).
Attempt saved. Jermaine Grandison (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Foul by Jake Cassidy (Tranmere Rovers).
Tamika Mkandawire (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. Joe Jacobson (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from long range on the left misses to the right.
Jermaine Grandison (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card.
Ryan Lowe (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card.
Junior Brown (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Jermaine Grandison (Shrewsbury Town).
Jake Cassidy (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Joe Jacobson (Shrewsbury Town).
Foul by Ryan Lowe (Tranmere Rovers).
Luke Summerfield (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Goal! Tranmere Rovers 2, Shrewsbury Town 1. Junior Brown (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Max Power.
Foul by Ash Taylor (Tranmere Rovers).
Tom Eaves (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Sam Foley replaces Paul Parry.
Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Stephen Arthurworrey replaces Ian Goodison because of an injury.