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Effort from just outside the area by Andrew Tutte goes over the target.
Joe Thompson delivers the ball, clearance by John-Joe O'Toole.
Bobby Grant crosses the ball, Tom Parkes makes a clearance.
Shane Cansdell-Sherriff fouled by Tom Parkes, the ref awards a free kick. Andrew Tutte takes the direct free kick.
Oumare Tounkara is brought on as a substitute for Ellis Harrison.
Ellis Harrison gets on the score sheet with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bristol Rovers 2-1 Rochdale.Assist on the goal came from Eliot Richards.
Ian Henderson takes a shot. Tom Parkes gets a block in.
The ball is swung over by Joe Thompson, save by Steve Mildenhall.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff on Ryan Brunt. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Eliot Richards from right wing, clearance by Joe Thompson.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Michael Rose from the right by-line to the near post, Effort on goal by Bobby Grant from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.
Kevin McIntyre is adjudged to have handled the ball. Free kick taken by Eliot Richards.
Michael Rose gets on the score sheet with a goal from outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Bristol Rovers 1-1 Rochdale.Assist by Bobby Grant.
The ball is sent over by Michael Rose, clearance made by Danny Woodards.
A cross is delivered by Ryan Brunt, Jason Kennedy makes a clearance.
Shane Cansdell-Sherriff concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Brunt. Tom Parkes takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Shane Cansdell-Sherriff by Ryan Brunt results in a free kick. Shane Cansdell-Sherriff takes the free kick.
Kevin McIntyre delivers the ball, Mark McChrystal makes a clearance.
Kevin McIntyre produces a cross, Ellis Harrison manages to make a clearance.
Phil Edwards gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark McChrystal. Ashley Grimes replaces George Donnelly. Free kick taken by Lee Brown.
Ellis Harrison gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bristol Rovers 1-0 Rochdale.The assist for the goal came from Tom Parkes.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Smith by Joe Thompson. Direct free kick taken by Steve Mildenhall.
The ball is swung over by Bobby Grant, Effort from inside the six-yard area by George Donnelly strikes the post.
Bobby Grant takes a shot. Blocked by John-Joe O'Toole.
Tom Hitchcock on for Jim Paterson.
Bobby Grant challenges Eliot Richards unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Tom Parkes.
Effort on goal by Eliot Richards from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.
Michael Smith crosses the ball, Shane Cansdell-Sherriff makes a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Lee Brown.
Eliot Richards takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Bobby Grant manages to make a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Bobby Grant.
John-Joe O'Toole takes a shot. Josh Lillis makes a save.
Ryan Brunt produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.
A cross is delivered by Ian Henderson, Michael Smith manages to make a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken by Andrew Tutte from the left by-line, John-Joe O'Toole manages to make a clearance.
Bobby Grant takes a shot. Save by Steve Mildenhall.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Eliot Richards, Eliot Richards takes a shot. Josh Lillis makes a save.
A cross is delivered by Bobby Grant, Michael Smith manages to make a clearance.
Joe Thompson crosses the ball, clearance made by Mark McChrystal.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Brunt on Jason Kennedy. Michael Rose takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Woodards by Jason Kennedy. John-Joe O'Toole takes the free kick.
Ellis Harrison concedes a free kick for a foul on Phil Edwards. Ellis Harrison receives a caution. Free kick taken by Josh Lillis.
Corner taken short by Ian Henderson.
Ian Henderson produces a cross, Mark McChrystal manages to make a clearance.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Eliot Richards, clearance made by Joe Thompson.
Ian Henderson fouled by John-Joe O'Toole, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Josh Lillis.
John-Joe O'Toole booked for unsporting behaviour.
Corner crossed in by Andrew Tutte, save made by Steve Mildenhall.
A cross is delivered by Michael Rose, clearance by Michael Smith.
George Donnelly is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Steve Mildenhall takes the direct free kick.
The referee gives a free kick against Ian Henderson for handball. Free kick taken by Steve Mildenhall.
Ellis Harrison produces a cross, save by Josh Lillis.
Bobby Grant sends in a cross, Headed effort from inside the area by George Donnelly misses to the left of the goal.
Foul by Ellis Harrison on Andrew Tutte, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Phil Edwards.
George Donnelly takes a shot. Steve Mildenhall makes a save.
Ellis Harrison fouled by Michael Rose, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Lee Brown, Bobby Grant manages to make a clearance.
Danny Woodards challenges Jason Kennedy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Josh Lillis.
Ryan Brunt fouled by Phil Edwards, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lee Brown.
Bobby Grant is ruled offside. Direct free kick taken by Steve Mildenhall.
Corner taken short by Bobby Grant.
Bobby Grant produces a cross, clearance by Mark McChrystal.
Bobby Grant takes a shot. Steve Mildenhall makes a save.
Michael Rose comes on in place of Rhys Bennett. Corner taken by Eliot Richards, clearance by Andrew Tutte.
Jim Paterson takes a shot. Josh Lillis gets a block in.
Shot from just outside the box by Bobby Grant misses to the left of the goal.
Rhys Bennett challenges Ellis Harrison unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lee Brown.
Effort from the edge of the box by George Donnelly goes wide of the left-hand post.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Bobby Grant. Steve Mildenhall takes the free kick.
Short corner worked by Bobby Grant.
Rovers wait on midfield duo
Bristol Rovers will check on the fitness of midfielders Ollie Norburn (ankle) and Joe Anyinsah (hamstring) ahead of the visit of Rochdale.
Anyinsah was replaced by Ellis Harrison in the starting line-up for the 2-0 win over Port Vale and the youngster is likely to continue in the XI if the former Charlton winger's on-going problem rules him out.
Pirates boss John Ward is also hopeful that defender Mark McChrystal will be available again after he missed Tuesday night's victory with an ankle injury.
Danny Woodards replaced the loanee against Vale and the former MK Dons man could move back to the central midfield position he has made his own in recent weeks.
Rovers are now 11 points clear of the relegation zone thanks, in part, to their impressive home form. Ward's men have won six of their last eight matches at the Memorial Stadium.
Rochdale will be without midfielder Ritchie Jones once more.
Jones sustained an ankle injury in training ahead of last weekend's 4-1 win over Wycombe and also missed the goalless midweek draw at York.
Dale boss Keith Hill suggested the former Hartlepool and Oldham man could be back in contention for next week's home games against Gillingham and Southend.
"Ritchie turned his ankle on the Thursday before we played Wycombe and he has not recovered," Hill told his club's official website. "He should be back in training next week."
Elsewhere, forward Terry Gornell remains on the sidelines with a groin strain and young midfielder Reece Gray (broken leg) is a long-term absentee.
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