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Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Noble on John Welsh. Free kick taken by Owain Fon Williams.
Peter Murphy fouled by Lucas Akins, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Adam Collin.
Shot by Patrick Madden from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.
James Wallace concedes a free kick for a foul on Francois Zoko. James Wallace is booked. The referee cautions Francois Zoko for dissent. The ball is delivered by Liam Noble, Patrick Madden takes a shot. Owain Fon Williams makes a save. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jon-Paul McGovern, clearance made by Danny Holmes.
The referee blows for offside against Mustafa Tiryaki. Peter Murphy takes the free kick.
Lucas Akins on for Adam McGurk.
James Wallace has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
John Welsh concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Welsh. Free kick taken by Jon-Paul McGovern.
The ball is delivered by Jon-Paul McGovern, Robbie Weir makes a clearance.
Ben Parker challenges Martin Devaney unfairly and gives away a free kick. John Welsh takes the free kick.
Adam McGurk crosses the ball.
Adam McGurk decides to take the corner short.
(Tranmere) makes a substitution, with Mark McChrystal coming on for Ian Goodison.
Andrew Welsh sends in a cross, clearance made by John Welsh.
Foul by Martin Devaney on Ben Parker, free kick awarded. Mustafa Tiryaki on for Ryan Brunt. Jon-Paul McGovern takes the free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Ryan Brunt. Free kick taken by Peter Murphy.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Parker by Robbie Weir. Robbie Weir goes into the referee's book. Peter Murphy takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Robbie Weir by Andrew Welsh results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Ash Taylor.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Welsh by Ben Parker. Direct free kick taken by Danny Holmes.
Ryan Brunt is ruled offside. (Carlisle) makes a substitution, with Andrew Welsh coming on for Jordan Cook. Liam Noble replaces James Berrett. Free kick taken by Lubomir Michalik.
Francois Zoko concedes a free kick for a foul on Robbie Weir. Martin Devaney restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Francois Zoko on Ian Goodison, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Owain Fon Williams.
Foul by Adam McGurk on Francois Zoko, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by James Berrett.
Shot by Adam McGurk from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target. Caution for Frank Simek.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Ryan Brunt. Lubomir Michalik takes the free kick.
The ball is swung over by David Buchanan, Robbie Weir produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Ryan Brunt produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by James Berrett, Adam McGurk manages to make a clearance.
Ash Taylor challenges Jordan Cook unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jordan Cook takes the free kick. Corner taken by James Berrett, clearance made by Ryan Brunt. Corner taken by James Berrett.
Centre by Martin Devaney.
John Welsh concedes a free kick for a foul on Jordan Cook. Peter Murphy takes the direct free kick.
Tom Taiwo leaves the field to be replaced by Patrick Madden.
Francois Zoko takes a shot. Danny Holmes gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken by James Berrett from the right by-line, Robbie Weir manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Peter Murphy on Ryan Brunt. Adam McGurk fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Francois Zoko. Indirect free kick taken by Owain Fon Williams.
Martin Devaney has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide left of the goal.
Ryan Brunt concedes a free kick for a foul on Peter Murphy. Peter Murphy takes the free kick.
Robbie Weir challenges James Berrett unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Peter Murphy.
Ryan Brunt is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Peter Murphy.
Centre by David Buchanan, save by Adam Collin.
Adam McGurk sends in a cross, save by Adam Collin.
Effort on goal by Ryan Brunt from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Ryan Brunt. Lubomir Michalik restarts play with the free kick.
Francois Zoko takes a shot. Owain Fon Williams makes a save.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by James Berrett from the left by-line, save made by Owain Fon Williams.
Robbie Weir sends in a cross, Adam Collin makes a save.
Shot from long distance by Martin Devaney misses to the left of the goal.
Adam McGurk takes a shot. Save by Adam Collin.
Shot from 30 yards by Robbie Weir. Adam Collin makes a save.
Jordan Cook is adjudged to have handled the ball. Owain Fon Williams restarts play with the free kick.
Effort on goal by James Berrett from long distance goes over the crossbar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Frank Simek by Ryan Brunt. Direct free kick taken by Frank Simek.
A cross is delivered by Frank Simek.
Short corner taken by Adam McGurk.
David Buchanan has a drilled shot. Lubomir Michalik gets a block in. Corner from the left by-line taken by Adam McGurk, Lubomir Michalik manages to make a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Paul Thirlwell by Robbie Weir results in a free kick. Peter Murphy takes the direct free kick.
Jordan Cook gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Holmes. Danny Holmes restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Jon-Paul McGovern, Ian Goodison manages to make a clearance.
Ryan Brunt takes a shot. Blocked by Peter Murphy.
Carlisle are Miller lite
Carlisle will be without suspended striker Lee Miller for the home game against Tranmere.
Miller must sit out the second match of a three-game ban following his dismissal in the recent defeat at Hartlepool, leaving Jordan Cook, on loan from Sunderland, and Paddy Madden vying for a starting place up front alongside leading goalscorer Francois Zoko.
Midfielder James Berrett is back in contention following his recent one-game ban.
Manager Greg Abbott has no new injury or suspension problems, but although Matty Robson returned to full training last Friday following a back injury, he is not expected to be in contention, so Ben Parker, on loan from Leeds, will continue at left-back.
Carlisle, unbeaten at home in the league since early September, have lost only one of their last 10 league games and are level on points with sixth-placed Stevenage.
On-loan Stoke striker Ryan Brunt could make his full debut for Tranmere.
Brunt appeared from the bench in the defeat to Wycombe nine days ago and is in contention to partner Mustafa Tiryaki in attack.
Manager Les Parry's present injury problems have not eased sufficiently to offer him any new selection options as Rovers look to arrest a run of seven games without a win.
Forward duo Enoch Showunmi and Andy Robinson have returned to training and are slated to appear against Preston reserves on Wednesday as opposed to travelling to Brunton Park at this stage in their recoveries from respective leg and knee injuries.
Zoumana Bakayogo remains out with a shin problem, while fellow defender David Raven stays on the sidelines as he recovers from his double hernia operation.
Rovers almost catch Carlisle napping
Tranmere missed a great chance to pull off a shock win at play-off chasers Carlisle and were left to rue a string of missed chances in a goalless draw.
Rovers, with just seven points from their previous 14 games, rarely looked troubled in defence against the shot-shy Cumbrians, but the visitors' forwards were in profligate mood, wasting three great opportunities in a five-minute spell after half-time.
Tranmere debutant striker Ryan Brunt almost made a perfect start in the third minute only to see his close-range effort hooked off the goalline by Carlisle defender Peter Murphy.
Rovers did not look like a side that had gone seven games without a win and when Robbie Weir's header found Adam McGurk clear on the left, home goalkeeper Adam Collin cut down the angle and managed to block the shot with his legs.
Brunt sent a free header over the bar after the break then Weir wasted a left-wing cross by blasting yards wide, while McGurk drove his shot across the face of goal and narrowly wide of the far post.
Ironically Carlisle could have snatched the win in the 90th minute when visiting goalkeeper Owain Fon Williams had to tip over substitute Paddy Madden's flicked header from Liam Noble's free-kick.
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