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Dave Winfield sent off. Red card for Emile Sinclair.
Reneil Sappleton is sent off by the referee.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Strevens by Emile Sinclair. Anthony Straker takes the free kick. Foul by Anthony Straker on Emile Sinclair, free kick awarded. Dan Gray takes the free kick.
Stuart Beavon takes a shot. Save made by Jose Veiga.
Foul by Kevin Betsy on Ross Draper, free kick awarded. Tony Diagne restarts play with the free kick.
Paul Morgan fouled by Stuart Beavon, the ref awards a free kick. Jose Veiga takes the free kick. Stuart Beavon is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.
Gareth Ainsworth goes off and Kevin Betsy comes on.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Lewis Montrose on Paul Morgan. Tony Diagne restarts play with the free kick.
Ross Draper comes on in place of Paul Bolland. Colin Daniel produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.
Foul by Ben Strevens on Paul Bolland, free kick awarded. Tony Diagne restarts play with the free kick.
Jon-Paul Pittman leaves the field to be replaced by Stuart Beavon. Unfair challenge on Scott Rendell by Paul Bolland results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Anthony Straker. Inswinging corner taken by Gareth Ainsworth from the left by-line, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Reneil Sappleton by Dave Winfield. Jose Veiga restarts play with the free kick.
(Macclesfield) makes a substitution, with Colin Daniel coming on for Matthew Hamshaw. Reneil Sappleton comes on in place of Izak Reid.
Ben Strevens takes a shot. Save by Jose Veiga.
Tyrone Barnett takes a shot. Lewis Montrose gets a block in.
The official flags Matthew Hamshaw offside. Anthony Straker restarts play with the free kick.
Gareth Ainsworth has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.
Tony Diagne gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Rendell. Danny Foster restarts play with the free kick.
Anthony Straker comes on in place of Rob Kiernan. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Morgan by Jon-Paul Pittman. Jose Veiga takes the direct free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Matthew Hamshaw, Header from close range by Tyrone Barnett strikes the post.
Corner taken by Matthew Hamshaw, save by Nikki Bull.
Matthew Hamshaw takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Matthew Hamshaw, save by Nikki Bull.
Jon-Paul Pittman takes a shot. Save by Jose Veiga.
Effort from close range by Emile Sinclair bounces off the post. Paul Bolland takes a shot. Dave Winfield makes a clearance. Matthew Hamshaw decides to take the corner short.
Effort from inside the area by Lewis Montrose misses to the right of the target.
Gareth Ainsworth finds the back of the net with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Macclesfield 0-1 Wycombe.Corner taken by Gareth Ainsworth. Dave Winfield provided the assist for the goal.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Dan Gray.
Lewis Montrose is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Lewis Montrose gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Izak Reid. Jose Veiga takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Jon-Paul Pittman by Izak Reid results in a free kick. Gareth Ainsworth restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Danny Foster by Matthew Hamshaw results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Nikki Bull.
Gareth Ainsworth takes a shot. Jose Veiga makes a save.
Scott Rendell takes a shot. Shot from outside the area by Stuart Lewis misses to the left of the goal.
Shot from just outside the area by Tony Diagne goes over the bar.
Unfair challenge on Nathaniel Brown by Ben Strevens results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Dan Gray.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Foster by Matthew Hamshaw. Dave Winfield takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Gareth Ainsworth from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Dan Gray.
Close range strike by Jon-Paul Pittman goes over the bar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Bolland on Stuart Lewis. Direct free kick taken by Nikki Bull.
The offside flag is raised against Tyrone Barnett. Free kick taken by Nikki Bull.
Nathaniel Brown fouled by Jon-Paul Pittman, the ref awards a free kick. Tony Diagne takes the free kick.
Nathaniel Brown takes a shot. Save by Nikki Bull. Short corner taken by Matthew Hamshaw from the left by-line.
Lewis Montrose has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide left of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Rendell by Tony Diagne. Gareth Ainsworth takes the free kick.
Shot from just outside the box by Hamza Bencherif goes over the bar.
Same again for Silkmen
Macclesfield boss Gary Simpson will be reluctant to make changes when his in-form side host Wycombe.
The Silkmen recorded a thumping 4-1 derby win at Stockport last Saturday before beating Morecambe 2-0 in midweek to extend their unbeaten run to four games.
Defender Carl Tremarco is recovering from a hip injury and remains sidelined but Simpson has no other major concerns and has urged his side to maintain their winning momentum against the Chairboys.
He said: "We had a great win on Saturday and it was important that we followed that up with another three points.
"That's four unbeaten now, and just one defeat in six, so there's some momentum there and it was important we kept that going."
On-loan Rob Kiernan is set to make his Wycombe debut.
The Republic of Ireland Under-21 international defender has penned a month-long loan deal from Watford and will be in the squad at Moss Rose.
Kevin Betsy made his return from a hamstring strain during the 4-1 win over Burton in midweek, while midfielder Matty Bloomfield pulled his hamstring at Southend last week and is set to be out of action for around a fortnight.
Striker Jon-Paul Pittman is back in contention after recovering from the knee injury he sustained in September.
Defender Chris Westwood is out with a groin injury, while left-back Andy Sandell is still sidelined with a knee injury that is expected to keep him out for a minimum of six weeks.
Ainsworth strike proves decisive
High-flying Wycombe edged out Macclesfield as Gareth Ainsworth's first-half strike handed them a 1-0 victory in a match that saw three players sent off.
The decisive goal came in the 39th minute when David Winfield nodded on Marvin McCoy's long throw for veteran skipper Ainsworth to volley home from close range.
Macclesfield were unlucky not to equalise on the stroke of half time when their 20-year-old French defender Tony Diagne lashed a 10-yard drive off the inside of the post and the follow up shot from Paul Bolland was cleared off the line by Stuart Lewis.
Macclesfield began brightly but Wycombe were unlucky not to take the lead on 29 minutes when their top scorer Scott Rendell looped a volley off the crossbar.
After the break Macclesfield striker Tyrone Barnett saw a close-range header again hit the bar with Emile Sinclair going close on 77 minutes with a 20-yard goal-bound volley that ricocheted wide off Barnett.
The game was marred in injury time by a violent 22-man brawl which saw Macclesfield duo Sinclair and Ricky Sappleton along with Wycombe's Winfield all given their marching orders.
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