National League
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Tranmere Rovers 3-0 Torquay United

Tranmere made it back-to-back wins in the National League with a comfortable victory over Torquay at Prenton Park.

Torquay goalkeeper Vincent Dorel pulled off a fine double save after seven minutes, blocking Oliver Banks' strike from distance and then recovering to clear James Norwood's follow up with his legs as Tranmere laid down an early marker.

At the other end Scott Davies did well to claim Luke Young's driven low strike in a rare foray forward for Torquay, but the hosts broke the deadlock nine minutes before the interval with Connor Jennings flicking home Dylan Mottley-Henry's pin-point cross.

Norwood was dangerous throughout and his low cross set Andy Cook up for the first of a late brace after 79 minutes, before the 27-year-old headed in with eight minutes remaining to round off a satisfying win for Tranmere.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Tranmere

  • 1Davies
  • 2Buxton
  • 4Sutton
  • 11Jennings
  • 9Cook
  • 5McNulty
  • 10NorwoodSubstituted forMcDonaghat 85'minutes
  • 15Norburn
  • 18Mottley-Henry
  • 31Clarke
  • 32BanksSubstituted forHarrisat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Harris
  • 22McDonagh
  • 24Hughes
  • 25Pilling
  • 28Gumbs

Torquay

  • 30Dorel
  • 2EfeteSubstituted forAndressonat 14'minutes
  • 3Davis
  • 10KeatingSubstituted forPittmanat 61'minutes
  • 5McGinty
  • 4Lathrope
  • 8Young
  • 13McQuoidSubstituted forGnabouyouat 61'minutesBooked at 77mins
  • 16Barnum-Bobb
  • 19Reid
  • 21DaveyBooked at 67mins

Substitutes

  • 1Clarke
  • 9Pittman
  • 22Gnabouyou
  • 26Andresson
  • 27Myrie-Williams
Referee:
Joe Hull

Live Text

Match ends, Tranmere Rovers 3, Torquay United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 3, Torquay United 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Gerry McDonagh replaces James Norwood.

Goal!

Goal! Tranmere Rovers 3, Torquay United 0. Andy Cook (Tranmere Rovers).

Goal!

Goal! Tranmere Rovers 2, Torquay United 0. Andy Cook (Tranmere Rovers).

Booking

Guy Gnabouyou (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Jay Harris replaces Oliver Banks.

Booking

Alex Davey (Torquay United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Guy Gnabouyou replaces Josh McQuoid.

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Jon-Paul Pittman replaces Ruairi Keating.

Second Half

Second Half begins Tranmere Rovers 1, Torquay United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 1, Torquay United 0.

Goal!

Goal! Tranmere Rovers 1, Torquay United 0. Connor Jennings (Tranmere Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Torquay United. Axel Óskar Andresson replaces Michee Efete.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Macclesfield2413563023744
2Sutton United2412663429542
3Wrexham2412662318542
4Dover24118533171641
5Dag & Red23117538251340
6Aldershot24117637251240
7Boreham Wood23108534221238
8Bromley2410773931837
9Tranmere2397728181034
10Ebbsfleet2381053324934
11Maidstone United229762527-234
12Woking2210392930-133
13Maidenhead United2471073234-231
14Hartlepool248792428-431
15Gateshead227872721629
16Halifax247892532-729
17Fylde217773228428
18Eastleigh2451183136-526
19Barrow2467112832-425
20Leyton Orient2466123141-1024
21Chester2349102236-1421
22Torquay2446142137-1618
23Guiseley2238111940-2117
24Solihull Moors2444162142-2116
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