Match ends, Tranmere Rovers 1, Altrincham 0.
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.
- 17MekkiSubstituted forManganat 69'minutes
- 10NorwoodBooked at 81mins
- 29TomlinsonSubstituted forKirbyat 86'minutes
- 3GriffinBooked at 52mins
- 19CrowtherSubstituted forBowermanat 86'minutes
- 9RankineSubstituted forCleeat 61'minutes
- Richard Wigglesworth
- Shots on Target
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.
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.
Attempt saved. Lois Maynard (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Substitution, Altrincham. George Bowerman replaces Ryan Crowther.
Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Jake Kirby replaces Ben Tomlinson.
Scott Leather (Altrincham) hits the woodwork with a header from the centre of the box.
Attempt missed. James Lawrie (Altrincham) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.
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).