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Tranmere Rovers 1-2 Wrexham

Kayden Jackson
Kayden Jackson scored the opener for Wrexham in front of over 1000 travelling supporters at Prenton Park

Wrexham inflicted huge damage on Tranmere's promotion prospects with a late winner at Prenton Park.

Sean Newton headed home for Wrexham on 85 minutes. Kayden Jackson had given Gary Mills' men the lead before James Norwood equalised from the spot.

The hosts slip out of the play-off berths, leapfrogged by Braintree and Eastleigh with the prospect of extending the season looking remote for both sides now.

Wrexham are eighth, Tranmere seventh.

Wrexham are six points off the play-off berths on 69 points with two games remaining, three points behind Tranmere who have also played 44 fixtures.

Line-ups

Tranmere

  • 1Davies
  • 7VaughanBooked at 63mins
  • 24McNulty
  • 4Jennings
  • 3Ridehalgh
  • 12Ihiekwe
  • 17Mekki
  • 8HarrisBooked at 42mins
  • 20HughesSubstituted forTaylor-Fletcherat 68'minutes
  • 10Norwood
  • 29HigdonSubstituted forKirbyat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Taylor-Fletcher
  • 11Maynard
  • 13Turner
  • 23Kirby
  • 37Fenwick

Wrexham

  • 30Taylor
  • 12Carrington
  • 5HudsonSubstituted forBriscoeat 80'minutes
  • 4Smith
  • 6Fyfield
  • 3NewtonBooked at 87mins
  • 15Evans
  • 23HeslopBooked at 74minsSubstituted forYorkat 80'minutes
  • 7FowlerSubstituted forVidalat 61'minutes
  • 14Jackson
  • 10Jennings

Substitutes

  • 2Vidal
  • 9Gray
  • 16York
  • 21Briscoe
  • 32Smith
Referee:
Martin Coy
Attendance:
7,541

Match Stats

Home TeamTranmereAway TeamWrexham
Possession
Home65%
Away35%
Shots
Home8
Away10
Shots on Target
Home1
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away2
Fouls
Home11
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Tranmere Rovers 1, Wrexham 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 1, Wrexham 2.

Attempt missed. Connor Jennings (Wrexham) header from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Rob Evans with a cross.

Foul by Lee Vaughan (Tranmere Rovers).

Connor Jennings (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Offside, Wrexham. Louis Briscoe tries a through ball, but Louis Briscoe is caught offside.

Booking

Sean Newton (Wrexham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Sean Newton (Wrexham).

Adam Mekki (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Tranmere Rovers 1, Wrexham 2. Sean Newton (Wrexham) header from the left side of the six yard box to the top right corner. Assisted by Wes York with a cross.

Attempt blocked. Sean Newton (Wrexham) header from the left side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Wes York.

Corner, Wrexham.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Louis Briscoe replaces Blaine Hudson.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Wes York replaces Simon Heslop.

Corner, Wrexham.

Goal!

Goal! Tranmere Rovers 1, Wrexham 1. James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty conceded by Simon Heslop (Wrexham) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Tranmere Rovers. Adam Mekki draws a foul in the penalty area.

Corner, Tranmere Rovers.

Corner, Tranmere Rovers.

Attempt missed. James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Adam Mekki with a cross.

Booking

Simon Heslop (Wrexham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Simon Heslop (Wrexham).

Jake Kirby (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick.

Foul by Sean Newton (Wrexham).

Adam Mekki (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Gary Taylor-Fletcher replaces Jeff Hughes.

Offside, Wrexham. Kayden Jackson tries a through ball, but Kayden Jackson is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Javan Vidal (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Liam Ridehalgh (Tranmere Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Lee Vaughan (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Lee Vaughan (Tranmere Rovers).

Rob Evans (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Jake Kirby replaces Michael Higdon.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Javan Vidal replaces Lee Fowler.

Offside, Tranmere Rovers. James Norwood tries a through ball, but James Norwood is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Adam Mekki (Tranmere Rovers) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Foul by Simon Heslop (Wrexham).

Jeff Hughes (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick.

Foul by Lee Fowler (Wrexham).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Cheltenham442811583295495
2Forest Green442511868412786
3Dover4423101174512379
4Grimsby432114878413777
5Braintree4421121150361475
6Eastleigh4321111163501374
7Tranmere4420121259441572
8Wrexham442091569511869
9Macclesfield441981759461365
10Gateshead441810165465-1164
11Lincoln City441613156662461
12Barrow441613156069-961
13Bromley44179186566-160
14Woking431510186562355
15Aldershot44158215069-1953
16Southport441313184760-1352
17Torquay441311204970-2150
18Chester441212206168-748
19Guiseley441016184366-2346
20Boreham Wood441014204049-944
21Halifax431110225381-2843
22Altrincham44914214370-2741
23Kidderminster44812244467-2336
24Welling44811253565-3035
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