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Phil Walsh challenges Daniel Hone unfairly and gives away a free kick. Trevor Carson restarts play with the free kick.
Jamie Clapham joins the action as a substitute, replacing Gavin McCallum.
Keith Lowe takes a shot. Save made by Trevor Carson.
Drewe Broughton replaces Ashley Grimes.
Phil Walsh is brought on as a substitute for Marlon Pack. Corner from the left by-line taken by Danny Andrew, Unfair challenge on John Melligan by Gavin McCallum results in a free kick. Steve Elliott restarts play with the free kick.
Danny Andrew decides to take the corner short.
Frankie Artus leaves the field to be replaced by Brian Smikle.
Danny Andrew produces a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Jeff Goulding goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
The offside flag is raised against Delroy Facey. Steve Elliott restarts play with the free kick.
Gavin McCallum takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.
A cross is delivered by John Melligan, Wesley Thomas takes a shot. Trevor Carson makes a save.
Ashley Grimes is shown a yellow card. John Melligan is brought on as a substitute for Joshua Low. Handball by Ashley Grimes. Scott P Brown takes the direct free kick.
Wesley Thomas has an effort at goal from just inside the penalty box that bounces off the post.
The ball is crossed by Stephen Hunt, Ashley Eastham manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Hunt by Joshua Low. Stephen Hunt restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken left-footed by Danny Andrew to the near post, Trevor Carson manages to make a clearance.
Danny Andrew delivers the ball, clearance by Daniel Hone.
The ball is delivered by Stephen Hunt, clearance made by Marlon Pack.
The referee gives a free kick against Frankie Artus for handball. Direct free kick taken by Trevor Carson.
Scott Kerr booked for unsporting behaviour. Unfair challenge on Joshua Low by Scott Kerr results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Marlon Pack.
Danny Andrew delivers the ball, Trevor Carson makes a comfortable save.
Danny Andrew sends in a cross, Adam Watts makes a clearance.
Keith Lowe sends in a cross, Julian Kelly manages to make a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Stephen Hunt, save made by Scott P Brown.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Marlon Pack, Trevor Carson makes a comfortable save.
Julian Kelly produces a cross, clearance by Ashley Eastham.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Frankie Artus on Julian Kelly. Free kick taken by Julian Kelly.
The ball is swung over by Keith Lowe, save by Trevor Carson.
David Bird produces a right-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.
The referee blows for offside. Stephen Hunt takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Josh O'Keefe on Marlon Pack. Marlon Pack restarts play with the free kick.
Effort on goal by Wesley Thomas from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.
Delroy Facey produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.
Frankie Artus takes a shot. Save by Trevor Carson.
Frankie Artus scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Cheltenham 1-2 Lincoln City.Joshua Low provided the assist for the goal.
Inswinging corner taken by Gavin McCallum from the right by-line played to the near post,
Effort from outside the penalty box by Keith Lowe goes wide right of the target.
Danny Andrew produces a cross, save by Trevor Carson.
Josh O'Keefe scores a goal from 35 yards. Cheltenham 0-2 Lincoln City.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Gavin McCallum, Ashley Eastham makes a clearance.
Delroy Facey takes a shot. Scott P Brown makes a comfortable save.
The referee blows for offside against Delroy Facey. Steve Elliott takes the free kick.
Delroy Facey takes a shot. Save by Scott P Brown. Corner taken by Gavin McCallum played to the near post, save by Scott P Brown.
Corner taken by Gavin McCallum, clearance by Keith Lowe.
Unfair challenge on Stephen Hunt by Wesley Thomas results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Trevor Carson.
Corner taken right-footed by Marlon Pack from the left by-line, clearance made by Delroy Facey.
Goal scored by Stephen Hunt from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cheltenham 0-1 Lincoln City.Corner from the left by-line taken by Gavin McCallum, the assist for the goal came from Gavin McCallum.
The ball is sent over by Gavin McCallum, Delroy Facey produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Shot from just outside the box by Ashley Grimes misses to the right of the goal.
Foul by Scott Kerr on Marlon Pack, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Marlon Pack.
The ball is crossed by Julian Kelly, Header on goal by Ashley Grimes from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
The match gets underway.
The referee calls an end to the first half.
The referee gets the second half underway.
The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.
Gallinagh missing for Robins
Cheltenham will be without Andy Gallinagh for the visit of Lincoln as the centre-back starts a month-long spell on the sidelines.
Gallinagh, who has played a bit-part role since late November and was an unused substitute in Saturday`s 1-0 win at Port Vale, will undergo a double hernia operation on Tuesday and be missing for around four weeks.
But manager Mark Yates has received some good news regarding another of his central defenders in Martin Riley, who is set to return to training on Tuesday after a hamstring injury.
The visit of Lincoln is likely to come too soon for Riley and he stands a better chance of being involved in Saturday`s trip to Oxford.
The Robins made three changes at Vale Park from the team beaten by Accrington a week earlier, and assistant manager Neil Howarth said: "It's all about the squad and not just about the 11 on the field.
"We decided to shuffle the pack for various reasons and the lads who came in all did well. Competition for places is healthy at any club."
Mustapha Carayol is a doubt for Lincoln.
An injury forced the midfielder off after just 22 minutes of the 4-3 victory at Stockport on Saturday.
Imps boss Steve Tilson has two other concerns, with defender Gavin Hoyte still struggling with a hamstring injury and midfielder Clark Keltie still nursing a thigh problem.
Goalkeeper Trevor Carson and defender Stephen Hunt made their debuts at Edgeley Park after joining on loan from Sunderland and Notts County respectively. They are likely to retain their places, despite the Imps conceding three goals.
Defenders Paul Green and Moses Swaibu, midfielders Albert Jarrett and Scott Kerr and forwards Ben Hutchinson and Drewe Broughton are available for recalls.
O'Keefe has Imps on the up
Josh O'Keefe's 30-yard wonder goal helped Lincoln claim the spoils and move out of the bottom two with a thrilling 2-1 win at Cheltenham.
O'Keefe's strike, midway through the first half, helped the Imps to a two-goal cushion that proved too much for Mark Yates's side.
Stephen Hunt struck Lincoln's first goal in the 10th minute, forcing the ball home after Ashley Grimes had headed a corner against the post.
After O'Keefe had doubled the lead to compound a miserable start for the home side, Cheltenham slowly clawed their way back into the game, with Frankie Artus reducing the arrears in the 31st minute with a thumping close range header.
Cheltenham striker Wes Thomas and midfielder David Bird went close to levelling the scores before the break, while Grimes thought he had bagged another early in the second period only for Danny Andrew to clear his shot off the line.
There was also a near miss at the other end when Jeff Goulding pushed the ball wide of an open goal after Thomas had chipped the ball against the post.
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