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Unfair challenge on Drewe Broughton by Josh Gowling results in a free kick. Joe Anderson restarts play with the free kick.
Gavin McCallum challenges Joe Martin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alan Julian takes the free kick.
Luke Rooney concedes a free kick for a foul on Gavin McCallum. Free kick taken by Adam Watts.
Foul by Josh Gowling on Drewe Broughton, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Adam Watts.
Drewe Broughton challenges Josh Gowling unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Alan Julian.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Gavin McCallum.
Luke Rooney comes on in place of Danny Spiller.
Ashley Grimes leaves the field to be replaced by Scott Spencer.
(Gillingham) makes a substitution, with Stefan Payne coming on for Adebayo Akinfenwa.
Inswinging corner taken by Kevin Maher from the left by-line.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Luke Howell, Close range headed effort by Daniel Hone misses to the right of the goal.
Unfair challenge on Kevin Maher by Ashley Grimes results in a free kick. Joe Martin takes the free kick. Ashley Grimes is given a yellow card.
Adebayo Akinfenwa grabs a headed goal from close in. Lincoln City 0-4 Gillingham.Assist by Andy Barcham.
Ben Hutchinson goes off and Drewe Broughton comes on. Josh O'Keefe goes off and Tom Kilbey comes on.
Headed effort on goal by Adebayo Akinfenwa from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.
The referee blows for offside against Ben Hutchinson. Indirect free kick taken by Alan Julian.
Joe Martin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Julian Kelly. Julian Kelly restarts play with the free kick.
Cody McDonald takes a shot. Save made by Elliott Parish.
Daniel Hone concedes an own goal. Lincoln City 0-3 Gillingham.
Curtis Weston goes off and Jack Payne comes on.
Unfair challenge on Ben Hutchinson by Danny Spiller results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Adam Watts.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Ben Hutchinson. Alan Julian takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Curtis Weston from the right by-line, The ball is delivered by Barry Fuller.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ashley Grimes on Matthew Lawrence. Alan Julian takes the free kick.
Cody McDonald scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Lincoln City 0-2 Gillingham.Andy Barcham provided the assist for the goal.
Adebayo Akinfenwa is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Joe Anderson restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken left-footed by Ben Hutchinson.
Unfair challenge on Julian Kelly by Curtis Weston results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Julian Kelly.
Shot from inside the six-yard box by Cody McDonald goes wide right of the target.
Foul by Kevin Maher on Josh O'Keefe, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Luke Howell.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ali Fuseini from the right by-line.
Luke Howell takes a shot. Save made by Alan Julian.
Curtis Weston is penalised for a handball. Indirect free kick taken by Daniel Hone.
Ben Hutchinson fouled by Josh Gowling, the ref awards a free kick. Ali Fuseini takes the free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Ashley Grimes. Alan Julian takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa on Joe Anderson. Free kick taken by Julian Kelly.
Foul by Curtis Weston on Joe Anderson, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Elliott Parish.
Adebayo Akinfenwa takes a shot. Elliott Parish makes a save.
Corner taken right-footed by Kevin Maher from the left by-line, Josh Gowling finds the net with a headed goal from close range. Lincoln City 0-1 Gillingham.
Corner taken right-footed by Kevin Maher, Cody McDonald produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post.
Adebayo Akinfenwa takes a shot. Save by Elliott Parish.
Curtis Weston takes a shot. Save by Elliott Parish.
Unfair challenge on Josh O'Keefe by Adebayo Akinfenwa results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Elliott Parish.
Andy Barcham takes a shot. Save by Elliott Parish.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ali Fuseini.
Luke Howell takes a shot. Alan Julian makes a fantastic save.
Grimes set for Imps start
Leading scorer Ashley Grimes could return to Lincoln`s starting line-up when Gillingham visit Sincil Bank.
The 17-goal striker made his comeback from an ankle injury as a half-time substitute during the defeat to Torquay. He suffered no reaction and has trained all week.
Midfielder Luke Howell could also return to the squad after a hamstring injury.
However, the same problem will sideline Mustapha Carayol. The winger was forced off after only seven minutes at Plainmoor last weekend. Scans have revealed the injury is not as bad as initially feared and his absence could only be a couple of weeks.
Defender Stephen Hunt remains sidelined with ankle ligament damage and striker Delroy Facey is out for the season after undergoing shoulder surgery.
Gillingham will be without Dennis Oli with medial knee ligament damage set to rule the forward out for the rest of the season.
Oli's latest injury setback leaves the Gills short in attack, but assistant boss Ian Hendon is backing the club's younger players to step up to the plate.
"Obviously we want as many players fit as possible at this stage of the season, but it gives other people an opportunity," said Hendon on Gillingham's official website.
"Stefan Payne has been in and around the squad since coming back from his loan spell and Luke Rooney is in contention too, so it's up to those boys to step up to the plate."
Changes could be on the cards for the play-off chasing Gills following last week's disappointing goalless draw with Hereford, with midfielder Danny Spiller back in contention after recovering from illness.
Rampant Gills flatten Imps
Promotion-chasing Gillingham swept aside out-of-form Lincoln 4-0 to extend their unbeaten League Two run to 15 games.
Lincoln threatened early on and were denied after five minutes when Gills goalkeeper Alan Julian made a point-blank save to keep out an effort from Luke Howell.
But Gillingham took the lead after 20 minutes and never looked back.
The opener came when centre-back Josh Gowling was left unmarked at a corner and headed home.
Lincoln's young goalkeeper Elliott Parish made two excellent saves, but he was beaten again in the 41st minute when Cody McDonald headed into the top corner for his 23rd goal of the season.
Lincoln, who have now lost five in a row, cracked again in the 59th minute when a series of defensive errors let in McDonald, whose shot was deflected into his own net by Danny Hone.
Lincoln descended into disarray, and were ripped open again in the 69th minute when Andy Barcham crossed for Adebayo Akinfenwa to head in.
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