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The official flags Michael Flynn offside. Indirect free kick taken by Shaun Brisley.
Effort from just outside the area by Robbie Threlfall goes over the target.
Lewis Chalmers receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Lewis Chalmers on David Syers. Robbie Threlfall takes the free kick.
Jose Veiga fouled by Scott Dobie, the ref awards a free kick. Shaun Brisley restarts play with the free kick.
Effort on goal by Michael Flynn from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
Matthew Hamshaw takes a shot. Save made by Jon McLaughlin.
Effort from deep inside the area by Gareth Evans clears the bar.
Hamza Bencherif is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jon McLaughlin restarts play with the free kick.
Ross Draper goes off and Lewis Chalmers comes on.
Tyrone Barnett takes a shot.
Vinny Mukendi replaces Dan Gray.
Shot from just outside the box by Scott Dobie misses to the right of the target.
The offside flag is raised against Emile Sinclair. Jon McLaughlin takes the indirect free kick.
Colin Daniel challenges Jonathan Worthington unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steve Williams takes the direct free kick.
Gareth Evans takes a shot. Save by Jose Veiga.
Tyrone Barnett fouled by Michael Flynn, the ref awards a free kick. Tony Diagne takes the direct free kick.
The referee shows Lewis Hunt a yellow card.
The referee penalises Lewis Hunt for handball. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Hamshaw.
Foul by Scott Dobie on Nathaniel Brown, free kick awarded. Tony Diagne takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Gareth Evans from the left by-line.
Corner taken left-footed by Robbie Threlfall, clearance made by Tony Diagne.
Matthew Hamshaw is brought on as a substitute for Sam Wedgbury.
Sam Wedgbury gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tom Adeyemi. Direct free kick taken by Robbie Threlfall.
Scott Dobie is brought on as a substitute for James Hanson.
The referee shows Tyrone Barnett a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Tyrone Barnett concedes a free kick for a foul on Robbie Threlfall. Jon McLaughlin restarts play with the free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Emile Sinclair. Jon McLaughlin restarts play with the free kick.
Long range effort by Gareth Evans goes wide right of the net.
Tony Diagne booked. Free kick awarded for a foul by Tony Diagne on Tom Adeyemi. Shot on goal comes in from Robbie Threlfall from the free kick, Jose Veiga makes a save.
David Syers takes a shot. Save by Jose Veiga.
Colin Daniel has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.
Tom Adeyemi produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ross Draper on Lewis Hunt. Robbie Threlfall takes the free kick.
David Syers produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.
Short corner taken by Sam Wedgbury from the left by-line, Sam Wedgbury takes a shot. Save by Jon McLaughlin.
Shot by Michael Flynn from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.
Corner taken right-footed by Gareth Evans from the left by-line, clearance made by Tyrone Barnett.
Header on goal by Emile Sinclair from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Inswinging corner taken by Gareth Evans from the left by-line, Jose Veiga makes a save.
Foul by Ross Draper on Tom Adeyemi, free kick awarded. Robbie Threlfall takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sam Wedgbury.
Tyrone Barnett challenges Luke Oliver unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jon McLaughlin takes the direct free kick.
Shot from just outside the area by Gareth Evans goes over the bar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tyrone Barnett on Tom Adeyemi. Lewis Hunt restarts play with the free kick.
Colin Daniel takes the inswinging corner, David Syers manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Gareth Evans on Sam Wedgbury. Dan Gray takes the direct free kick.
Tom Adeyemi has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.
James Hanson scores a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Macclesfield 0-1 Bradford.Assist by Gareth Evans.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Colin Daniel. Jon McLaughlin takes the free kick.
The official flags Jonathan Worthington offside. Jose Veiga takes the free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Tyrone Barnett. Free kick taken by Jon McLaughlin.
James Hanson produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.
Robbie Threlfall takes the inswinging corner, Header from deep inside the area by Luke Oliver goes over the bar.
James Hanson takes a shot. Jon McLaughlin makes a save.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Colin Daniel from the right by-line, save by Jon McLaughlin.
Tyrone Barnett takes a shot. Jon McLaughlin makes a save.
Shaun Brisley fouled by James Hanson, the ref awards a free kick. Dan Gray restarts play with the free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Emile Sinclair. Jon McLaughlin takes the free kick.
Ross Draper fouled by Jonathan Worthington, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Tony Diagne.
James Hanson has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.
Effort on goal by Sam Wedgbury from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Duo still missing for Silkmen
Macclesfield boss Gary Simpson will again be without Paul Bolland and Paul Morgan as they prepare to host Bradford.
Midfielder Bolland is currently sidelined with a hamstring injury and skipper Morgan is out for the season with a broken arm.
The Silkmen have no other injury or suspension concerns as they bid to bid bounce back from Saturday`s thumping 4-1 defeat at Shrewsbury.
Simpson is expecting a stern challenge from the Bantams, and said: "They've got a big squad and can shuffle things around a bit more.
"They are going to come to us fighting for their lives and then we have Accrington on Friday who are beating everything in front of them at the moment. Two difficult games, but two important ones."
Luke Oliver is in line to start for Bradford.
The defender returned as a 78th-minute substitute in Saturday`s 2-1 defeat at Stevenage having missed the previous game against Shrewsbury with a hamstring injury that was expected to rule him out for three weeks.
He came through the run-out unscathed and should take his place in central defence.
His return is a boost to interim boss Peter Jackson who has had to play midfielder David Syers at right-back and move regular right-sided defender Lewis Hunt into the centre in recent games.
Fellow defenders Simon Ramsden (thigh) and Shane Duff (calf) remain sidelined, while up front Jackson has vowed to rejig his attack with Chib Chilaka, Jake Speight and Scott Dobie fighting it out to partner James Hanson.
On-loan Rotherham winger Kevin Ellison is still missing with his thigh problem but could return on Saturday while the match comes too soon for Tommy Doherty who is short of match fitness following his three-month lay-off with an ankle problem.
Huge win for Bantams
Bradford eased their fears of dropping out of the Football League with a competent 1-0 win at Macclesfield.
The Cheshire side's fourth successive defeat leaves them looking over their shoulders as they fall down League Two.
The Bantams might have scored in the 18th minute when striker James Hanson saw a close-range drive flick off keeper Jose Veiga and loop inches over the crossbar. From the resulting corner, Luke Oliver sent a header off the top of the woodwork.
But Bradford did not have long to wait with former Macc player Gareth Evans picking out Hanson in the 21st minute for the striker to convert with a firm header.
David Syers raced through Macc's defence in the 53rd minute but drilled his shot wide of the upright before Colin Daniel then sent a shot well wide from the edge of the box for the home side.
Macc thought they had equalised in the 77th minute when Emile Sinclair neatly controlled a long ball from Matty Hamshaw before finding the far corner only to be narrowly called for offside.
Hamshaw then took a pot-shot from the edge of the box that was easily saved by Jon McLaughlin in the dying moments.
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