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Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jake Cassidy, clearance made by Miles Addison.
Short corner taken by Jake Cassidy.
Jake Cassidy takes a shot. Save made by David James.
Liam Palmer is caught offside. David James restarts play with the free kick. Charlie Daniels booked for time wasting.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Partington on Abdulai Bell-Baggie. Booking for Joe Partington. Abdulai Bell-Baggie goes off and Joe Thompson comes on. Danny Holmes takes the direct free kick.
Donal McDermott is brought on as a substitute for Josh McQuoid.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lee Barnard by Ash Taylor. Charlie Daniels takes the direct free kick.
Harry Arter leaves the field to be replaced by Joe Partington.
Charlie Daniels sends in a cross.
The official flags Jake Cassidy offside. Direct free kick taken by David James.
Marc Pugh challenges Abdulai Bell-Baggie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Danny Holmes takes the free kick. Booking for Marc Pugh for unsporting behaviour.
Adam McGurk decides to take a short corner.
Lee Barnard concedes a free kick for a foul on Ash Taylor. Direct free kick taken by Ben Gibson.
Jake Jervis leaves the field to be replaced by Paul Black.
Foul by Zoumana Bakayogo on Josh McQuoid, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Matt Tubbs, Goal scored by Simon Francis from outside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bournemouth 3-1 Tranmere.Matt Tubbs provided the assist for the goal.
James Wallace has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.
Matt Tubbs takes a shot. Save by Owain Fon Williams.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Charlie Daniels by Jake Cassidy. Charlie Daniels takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Danny Holmes by Marc Pugh results in a free kick. Ash Taylor takes the direct free kick.
The ball is sent over by Zoumana Bakayogo, David James makes a comfortable save.
Matt Tubbs joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lewis Grabban.
Josh McQuoid has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.
Unfair challenge on Abdulai Bell-Baggie by Charlie Daniels results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Adam McGurk, save made by David James.
Harry Arter grabs a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Bournemouth 2-1 Tranmere.Assist by Josh McQuoid.
Marc Pugh takes a shot. Save by Owain Fon Williams.
The ball is delivered by Charlie Daniels.
Headed own goal by Ben Gibson. Bournemouth 1-1 Tranmere.
Ash Taylor concedes a free kick for a foul on Marc Pugh. Marc Pugh has an effort direct from the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Charlie Daniels, Foul by Miles Addison on Ash Taylor, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Owain Fon Williams.
Foul by Zoumana Bakayogo on Josh McQuoid, free kick awarded. Zoumana Bakayogo booked for unsporting behaviour. Charlie Daniels produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, Owain Fon Williams makes a comfortable save.
Marc Pugh fouled by Danny Holmes, the ref awards a free kick. Marc Pugh takes the direct free kick.
Close range effort by Jake Jervis misses to the left of the target.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Jake Jervis. David James takes the free kick.
Harry Arter produces a left-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the goal.
Lewis Grabban takes a shot. Save made by Owain Fon Williams.
Jake Jervis finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bournemouth 0-1 Tranmere.Jake Cassidy provided the assist for the goal.
Adam McGurk crosses the ball, save made by David James.
Corner taken right-footed by Simon Francis from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Danny Holmes.
Booking for Harry Arter for unsporting behaviour. Foul by Harry Arter on Abdulai Bell-Baggie, free kick awarded. Owain Fon Williams takes the free kick.
Effort from just outside the area by Adam McGurk goes over the target.
Charlie Daniels produces a cross, Ash Taylor manages to make a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Charlie Daniels from the right by-line.
Corner taken by Simon Francis from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by James Wallace.
Danny Holmes concedes a free kick for a foul on Charlie Daniels. Marc Pugh crosses the ball, Lee Barnard takes a shot. Save made by Owain Fon Williams. Corner taken by Charlie Daniels from the right by-line played to the near post, Liam Palmer manages to make a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Josh McQuoid, save by Owain Fon Williams.
Inswinging corner taken by Marc Pugh from the left by-line, Owain Fon Williams makes a save.
Simon Francis gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam McGurk. Simon Francis is booked. The ball is crossed by Adam McGurk, Jake Jervis takes a shot. Save made by David James.
Abdulai Bell-Baggie produces a cross, Tommy Elphick makes a clearance.
The referee gives a free kick against Simon Francis for handball. Free kick taken by Liam Palmer.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Charlie Daniels.
The ball is swung over by Adam McGurk, Miles Addison makes a clearance.
The referee blows for offside against Lee Barnard. Owain Fon Williams restarts play with the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Jake Jervis. David James restarts play with the free kick.
Howe looks for winning return
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has been getting to grips with the club's injury crisis as he prepares for his first game back in charge against league leaders Tranmere.
Howe, who returned to the south coast from Burnley last week, watched last weekend's victory over Leyton Orient from the stands.
Midfield duo Richard Hughes and Mark Molesley are both definite absentees for the visit of Ronnie Moore's side.
Hughes limped off against the O's after straining his right hamstring and is ruled out for up to four weeks.
Molesley has been struggling with an Achilles tendon problem since the start of the season and is still a couple of weeks away.
However, Harry Arter has an outside chance of a return. He has stepped up his recovery from a rib injury and faces a late fitness test.
Long-term absentees Stephen Purches (broken leg), Daryl Flahavan (shoulder) and Charlie Sheringham (foot) all remain out.
Tranmere attacking duo Andy Robinson and Joe Thompson are injury doubts for Ronnie Moore's side.
Robinson has been sidelined with a hamstring injury sustained in the win at Scunthorpe at the start of the month.
Former Rochdale man Thompson has a swollen ankle after being on the receiving end of a robust challenge from Joe Edwards - later dismissed for a second booking - during last weekend's 3-2 win over Yeovil that left Moore far from impressed.
The Prenton Park boss told Press Association Sport: "The lad should have been sent off for the tackle he did on him. If he'd have done it on a Saturday night he'd have got locked up for grievous bodily harm, but he got away with it.
"Joe has got a nasty bruise right on top of his ankle and on his shin bone. If he hadn't had pads on he'd have been in deep, deep trouble, there's no doubt about that."
Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro remains on the sidelines after the forward suffered a broken metatarsal in the 1-0 victory over Notts County.
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