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Lincoln City 1-0 Tranmere Rovers

Luke Waterfall's goal consigned Tranmere Rovers to their fifth consecutive league defeat as they lost away at Lincoln City.

Liam Hearn fired wide for the visitors early in the game before James Norwood headed Matt Hill's cross past the post.

Waterfall produced the breakthrough just before half-time as he headed Greg Tempest's corner home.

Jack Muldoon twice came close for Tranmere after the break, but Lincoln held on to move up to seventh place.

Line-ups

Lincoln City

  • 1Farman
  • 2Wood
  • 5Waterfall
  • 4StanleySubstituted forPowerat 58'minutes
  • 18Beevers
  • 26Howe
  • 7MuldoonBooked at 28minsSubstituted forHawkridgeat 90'minutes
  • 21SparrowBooked at 45mins
  • 3Tempest
  • 10HearnSubstituted forWoottonat 78'minutes
  • 9Rhead

Substitutes

  • 6Bush
  • 8Power
  • 12Hawkridge
  • 13Grant
  • 24Wootton

Tranmere

  • 1Davies
  • 2Sutton
  • 24McNulty
  • 4JenningsBooked at 85mins
  • 16Hill
  • 15RileyBooked at 66mins
  • 29TomlinsonSubstituted forMekkiat 74'minutes
  • 8Harris
  • 9Taylor-Fletcher
  • 14Mangan
  • 10NorwoodBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 3Ridehalgh
  • 5Hogan
  • 13Turner
  • 17Mekki
  • 19Margetts
Referee:
Craig Hicks
Attendance:
3,176

Match Stats

Home TeamLincoln CityAway TeamTranmere
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home8
Away13
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away1
Fouls
Home13
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Lincoln City 1, Tranmere Rovers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lincoln City 1, Tranmere Rovers 0.

Booking

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

Foul by James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers).

Bradley Wood (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Foul by Ritchie Sutton (Tranmere Rovers).

Matt Rhead (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Foul by Adam Mekki (Tranmere Rovers).

Lee Beevers (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Terry Hawkridge replaces Jack Muldoon.

Foul by James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers).

Jack Muldoon (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Andy Mangan (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.

Foul by Callum Howe (Lincoln City).

Gary Taylor-Fletcher (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick.

Booking

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

Foul by Steven Jennings (Tranmere Rovers).

Jack Muldoon (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Foul by Steven Jennings (Tranmere Rovers).

Matt Sparrow (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Foul by Lee Beevers (Lincoln City).

Adam Mekki (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick.

Corner, Lincoln City.

Attempt saved. Jack Muldoon (Lincoln City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Greg Tempest (Lincoln City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Kyle Wootton replaces Liam Hearn.

Attempt missed. Steve McNulty (Tranmere Rovers) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by James Norwood with a cross.

Foul by Bradley Wood (Lincoln City).

Adam Mekki (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Greg Tempest (Lincoln City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Adam Mekki replaces Ben Tomlinson.

Attempt blocked. Jack Muldoon (Lincoln City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Offside, Tranmere Rovers. Andy Mangan tries a through ball, but Andy Mangan is caught offside.

Offside, Tranmere Rovers. Andy Mangan tries a through ball, but Andy Mangan is caught offside.

Foul by Jay Harris (Tranmere Rovers).

Lee Beevers (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Booking

Martin Riley (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Martin Riley (Tranmere Rovers).

Liam Hearn (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Foul by Gary Taylor-Fletcher (Tranmere Rovers).

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