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Phil Edwards is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.
Tom Pope concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Tutte. Direct free kick taken by Andrew Tutte.
Caution for Tom Pope.
Inswinging corner taken by Jason Kennedy from the left by-line played to the near post, Andrew Tutte fires in a goal from just outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Port Vale 2-2 Rochdale.Assist on the goal came from Jason Kennedy.
Unfair challenge on Tom Pope by Rhys Bennett results in a free kick. Adam Yates takes the free kick.
Ray Putterill replaces Kevin McIntyre.
Tom Pope concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Tutte. Peter Cavanagh restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Jennison Myrie-Williams by Bobby Grant results in a free kick. Bobby Grant receives a caution. Free kick taken by Jennison Myrie-Williams.
Ashley Vincent is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Direct free kick taken by Jason Kennedy.
Foul by Ryan Edwards on Tom Pope, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Burge.
Bobby Grant finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Port Vale 2-1 Rochdale.Assist on the goal came from Jason Kennedy. Darren Murphy leaves the field to be replaced by Kingsley James.
Ashley Vincent takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.
Sam Morsy challenges Jason Kennedy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sam Morsy receives a red card. Darren Murphy joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ben Williamson.
Kevin McIntyre produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.
Shot by Andrew Tutte from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.
Tom Pope grabs a goal from inside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Port Vale 2-0 Rochdale.Assist on the goal came from Ben Williamson.
Shot from deep inside the area by Ben Williamson clears the crossbar.
Ashley Grimes is brought on as a substitute for Dele Adebola.
Adam Yates crosses the ball, Close range header by Jennison Myrie-Williams goes over the bar.
Foul by Adam Yates on Jason Kennedy, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Jason Kennedy from left wing.
Effort from inside the six-yard box by Ben Williamson goes wide right of the target.
Unfair challenge on Ben Williamson by Rhys Bennett results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Ryan Burge, save by Josh Lillis.
Jennison Myrie-Williams 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 Tom Pope on Ryan Edwards. Josh Lillis takes the direct free kick.
Bobby Grant takes a shot.
Dele Adebola takes a shot. Save by Chris Neal.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Rhys Bennett on Jennison Myrie-Williams. Ryan Burge delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance by Peter Cavanagh.
Tom Pope concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Edwards. Josh Lillis restarts play with the free kick.
George Donnelly takes a shot. Save by Chris Neal.
Ben Williamson takes a shot. Save by Josh Lillis.
Ashley Vincent is caught offside. Free kick taken by Josh Lillis.
Booking for Kevin McIntyre.
Tom Pope grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Port Vale 1-0 Rochdale.The assist for the goal came from Robert Taylor.
The official flags Dele Adebola offside. Robert Taylor comes on in place of Doug Loft. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Neal.
Effort from outside the penalty box by Clayton McDonald goes wide right of the target.
A cross is delivered by Adam Yates, clearance made by Ryan Edwards.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ryan Burge from the right by-line, Ashley Vincent takes a shot. Save made by Josh Lillis.
Kevin McIntyre takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Chris Neal makes a save.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Josh Lillis by Tom Pope. Josh Lillis takes the direct free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Tom Pope. Indirect free kick taken by Josh Lillis.
Ryan Edwards challenges Tom Pope unfairly and gives away a free kick. Clayton McDonald takes the free kick.
Ashley Vincent concedes a free kick for a foul on Phil Edwards. Jason Kennedy takes the direct free kick, The ball is swung over by Doug Loft, clearance by Clayton McDonald.
Unfair challenge on Ashley Vincent by Phil Edwards results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Doug Loft.
Jason Kennedy fouled by Ryan Burge, the ref awards a free kick. Phil Edwards crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from own half, Clayton McDonald manages to make a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Tom Pope by Ryan Edwards results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Sam Morsy.
Unfair challenge on Rhys Bennett by Jennison Myrie-Williams results in a free kick. Rhys Bennett restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Tom Pope on Ryan Edwards, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Josh Lillis.
Ashley Vincent has an effort at goal from 20 yards. Save made by Josh Lillis.
Captain Loft looks to return
Port Vale have no new problems as they prepare to resume league action against Rochdale at Vale Park.
The Valiants managed to get through their FA Cup first round tie at Forest Green without any more injury or suspension issues.
Doug Loft made his return from a calf injury as a second half substitute against the Conference club and the captain may be ready to return to the starting line-up.
Ben Williamson staked his claim for a starting berth with another goal from the bench on Saturday to send Vale through to the second round.
Darren Murphy, Chris Shuker, Kingsley James and Ryan Lloyd are also options for manager Micky Adams.
Centre-half John McCombe will serve the second game of a three-match suspension.
Rochdale also have no new injuries.
Bobby Grant suffered a minor knock during Saturday's 1-1 FA Cup first-round draw at Morecambe but is fit to continue in attack.
Ray Putterill is nearing a return from his groin injury but Saturday's trip to Wycombe is a more realistic target for the midfielder.
John Coleman's Dale lie ninth in the table, one point shy of the League Two play-off places, and have enjoyed greater success on their travels so far this term.
Of Rochdale's six wins in the league this season, four have come on the road but they were beaten last time out away from Spotland at Plymouth.
Long-term injury victims Reece Gray (broken leg) and Matt Edwards (wrist) remain sidelined.
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