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Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Prosser on Izak Reid. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Hamshaw.
Foul by Anthony Grant on Izak Reid, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Izak Reid.
Kane Ferdinand fouled by Ross Draper, the ref awards a free kick. Graham Coughlan restarts play with the free kick.
Kane Ferdinand is brought on as a substitute for Ryan Hall.
Graham Coughlan challenges Shaun Brisley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jose Veiga takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Ryan Hall from the right by-line.
Dan Gray joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lewis Chalmers. Anthony Grant fouled by Dan Gray, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Anthony Grant.
Tyrone Barnett takes a shot.
Inswinging corner taken by Lee Sawyer, Nathaniel Brown manages to make a clearance.
Graham Coughlan on for Chris Barker.
Matthew Hamshaw joins the action as a substitute, replacing Colin Daniel.
Ryan Hall takes a shot. Save by Jose Veiga.
Unfair challenge on Carl Tremarco by Ryan Hall results in a free kick. Sam Wedgbury restarts play with the free kick.
Colin Daniel challenges Anthony Grant unfairly and gives away a free kick. Bilel Mohsni restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Colin Daniel by Bilel Mohsni. Direct free kick taken by Lewis Chalmers.
Barry Corr takes a shot. Save by Jose Veiga. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Lee Sawyer. Blair Sturrock replaces Harry Crawford.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Anthony Grant by Ross Draper. Glenn Morris takes the direct free kick.
Lee Sawyer concedes a free kick for a foul on Izak Reid. Booking for Lee Sawyer. Free kick taken by Colin Daniel.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Sam Wedgbury, Harry Crawford makes a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sam Wedgbury from the left by-line.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Sam Wedgbury, Harry Crawford manages to make a clearance.
Shot from just outside the area by Barry Corr goes over the bar.
Hamza Bencherif gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sean Clohessy. Lee Sawyer restarts play with the free kick.
Lee Sawyer takes a shot. Jose Veiga makes a save. Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Ryan Hall.
Shaun Brisley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Barry Corr. Strike on goal comes in from Ryan Hall from the free kick, Jose Veiga makes a save.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Barry Corr. Jose Veiga restarts play with the free kick.
Hamza Bencherif has an effort at goal from outside the area which misses left.
Sean Clohessy takes a shot. Blocked by Ross Draper. Corner taken by Ryan Hall.
Ross Draper concedes a free kick for a foul on Anthony Grant. Glenn Morris takes the free kick. Shaun Brisley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Barry Corr. Ryan Hall takes the direct free kick. Anthony Grant takes a shot. Nathaniel Brown gets a block in.
Izak Reid fouled by Barry Corr, the ref awards a free kick. Sam Wedgbury takes the free kick.
Shot by Carl Tremarco. Save by Glenn Morris.
Colin Daniel takes a shot. Blocked by Bilel Mohsni. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Colin Daniel from the right by-line to the near post, Craig Easton manages to make a clearance.
Tyrone Barnett crosses the ball, save by Glenn Morris.
Macc look to secure League Two status
Paul Holland is expected to miss Macclesfield`s home clash against Southend on Easter Monday.
The midfielder was forced off after just 15 minutes of Saturday`s precious 1-0 victory at Cheltenham having dislocated a bone in his shoulder after falling heavily under a challenge.
Silkmen boss Gary Simpson rested defender Izak Reid and midfielders Hamza Bencherif, Sam Wedgbury and Lewis Chalmers to the bench at Whaddon Road and all four are firmly in contention to return against the Shrimpers.
Simpson said: "I made three or four changes with Monday in mind because we have two games coming up back-to-back, Southend come to the Moss Rose having picked up of late and with a day's extra rest."
Silkmen skipper Paul Morgan is out for the season with a broken arm.
Macclesfield go into Monday`s encounter knowing their League Two status will be assured if they better second-bottom Barnet`s result at home to Oxford.
Southend boss Paul Sturrock looks set to name an unchanged side for the third game in a row.
The Shrimpers have claimed consecutive wins against Bradford and Stevenage to climb into the safety of mid-table.
Defender Sean Clohessy was the subject of an X-rated challenge from Stevenage's Peter Winn, who was sent off, but he was fit to continue and should start again.
Striker Barry Corr will be in confident mood after bagging the winner in that game to take his tally for the season to 20.
Sturrock introduced Bilel Mohsni and Lee Sawyer from the bench last time out as they marked their returns from a broken nose and ankle ligament damage respectively.
The Essex club will be looking for just their seventh away win of an inconsistent campaign.
Battling Silkmen almost safe
Macclesfield moved a point closer to safety with a gutsy defensive display to hold Southend to a goalless draw.
The point leaves the Silkmen needing just a point to be certain of avoiding the drop as they are six points ahead of second-bottom Barnet with two games remaining.
Macclesfield nearly grabbed all three points when hard-working striker Tyrone Barnett clipped the top of the crossbar in the 81st minute with a powerful drive from the edge of the box.
However, it was their goalkeeper Jose Veiga who had the busier afternoon. In the 36th minute he stopped a Ryan Hall free-kick at the second attempt and four minutes later he tipped a fizzing drive from Lee Sawyer over the bar.
Macclesfield also had their chances, with Colin Daniel firing wide after only two minutes and Hamza Bencherif nearly grabbing his 12th for the season from midfield with a powerful half-volley that slipped past the far post.
Veiga was also at his best in the second half, clawing wide a shot from a narrow angle by Barry Corr before blocking a 10-yard bullet from Hall.
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