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Matthew Pearson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Izak Reid. Matthew Pearson receives a yellow card. Shot on goal comes in from Kevin Ellison from the free kick.
Andrew Tutte has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Header by Dele Adebola from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.
The official flags Izak Reid offside. Dan Parkinson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lewis Alessandra. Peter Cavanagh restarts play with the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Andrew Tutte from the right by-line.
Peter Cavanagh takes a shot. Blocked by Nicholas Fenton.
Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Kevin McIntyre.
Unfair challenge on Peter Cavanagh by Andrew Fleming results in a free kick. Andrew Tutte delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, Gary McDonald manages to make a clearance.
Ray Putterill sends in a cross, Andrew Parrish manages to make a clearance.
The offside flag is raised against Dele Adebola. Barry Roche restarts play with the free kick.
Peter Cavanagh takes a shot. Christopher McCready gets a block in.
Matthew Pearson challenges Lewis Alessandra unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Lewis Alessandra.
Foul by Christopher McCready on Dele Adebola, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Peter Cavanagh from right channel.
Lewis Alessandra is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Josh Lillis.
Foul by Dele Adebola on Christopher McCready, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Barry Roche.
Kevin McIntyre is shown a yellow card for dissent.
Dele Adebola takes a shot. Nicholas Fenton gets a block in.
Ray Putterill takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Kevin Ellison.
Matthew Pearson concedes a free kick for a foul on Izak Reid. Direct free kick taken by Andrew Wright.
Neill Byrne concedes a free kick for a foul on Lewis Alessandra. The ball is swung over by Lewis Alessandra, Header by Christopher McCready from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.
Kevin McIntyre delivers the ball, clearance made by Gary McDonald.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Ellison on Kevin McIntyre. Andrew Tutte takes the direct free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Lewis Alessandra. Josh Lillis takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Lewis Alessandra from the right by-line, free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Ellison on Phil Edwards. Josh Lillis takes the free kick.
Ashley Grimes leaves the field to be replaced by Ray Putterill.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary McDonald by Kevin McIntyre. Free kick crossed right-footed by Lewis Alessandra from right wing.
Corner taken short by Jason Kennedy, Andrew Tutte takes a shot. Stewart Drummond gets a block in.
Kevin McIntyre takes a shot. Nicholas Fenton gets a block in.
The referee blows for offside. The referee cautions Lewis Alessandra for unsporting behaviour. Josh Lillis takes the indirect free kick.
George Donnelly takes a shot. Blocked by Nicholas Fenton.
Header from deep inside the area by Andrew Fleming goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Unfair challenge on Izak Reid by Jason Kennedy results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Barry Roche.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dele Adebola by Nicholas Fenton. Ashley Grimes is cautioned. Shot comes in from Ashley Grimes from the free kick.
Neill Byrne replaces Rhys Bennett.
Lewis Alessandra takes a shot. Save made by Josh Lillis. Gary McDonald scores a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Rochdale 0-1 Morecambe.Assist on the goal came from Lewis Alessandra.
Rhys Bennett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin Ellison. Andrew Wright delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Josh Lillis makes a save. Kevin Ellison is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Josh Lillis.
Matthew Pearson delivers the ball.
Foul by Matthew Pearson on Lewis Alessandra, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Andrew Wright, clearance by Rhys Bennett.
Izak Reid produces a cross.
Headed effort on goal by Ashley Grimes from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.
Foul by Rhys Bennett on Kevin Ellison, free kick awarded. Kevin Ellison produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Ashley Grimes fouled by Andrew Parrish, the ref awards a free kick. Josh Lillis restarts play with the free kick.
Ashley Grimes takes a shot. Blocked by Christopher McCready.
Gary McDonald is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Peter Cavanagh takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Dele Adebola by Christopher McCready results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Peter Cavanagh from left wing, clearance made by Kevin Ellison.
Dele Adebola takes a shot. Save by Barry Roche.
Lewis Alessandra takes the inswinging corner, Dele Adebola manages to make a clearance.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Jason Kennedy, Shot from inside the area by Rhys Bennett clears the bar.
Izak Reid takes a shot. Phil Edwards gets a block in.
Kevin Ellison takes a shot. Blocked by Matthew Pearson.
Peter Cavanagh concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary McDonald. Stewart Drummond restarts play with the free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Andrew Fleming. Josh Lillis takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Matthew Pearson on Izak Reid. Andrew Wright crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing.
The ball is delivered by Matthew Pearson.
Shot by Ashley Grimes from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Dele Adebola. Barry Roche restarts play with the free kick.
Lewis Alessandra delivers the ball, clearance by Rhys Bennett.
Foul by Phil Edwards on Lewis Alessandra, free kick awarded. Andrew Wright takes the free kick.
Grant banned for Dale
Rochdale must do without Bobby Grant for their FA Cup first-round replay against Morecambe.
Grant was Dale's hero at the weekend, firing an injury-time winner to see off Wycombe 2-1, but the former Accrington forward picked up his fifth booking of the season earlier in the Adams Park contest and must serve a one-match ban.
Phil Edwards is set to return in defence having served a suspension of his own at the weekend.
Boss John Coleman is faced with a double change in attack as Terry Gornell is unavailable under the terms of his loan from Shrewsbury.
Dele Adebola and George Donnell provide alternative options in the final third but Coleman will not turn to Craig Curran after the ex-Carlisle man was sent on loan to Chester.
Reece Gray (broken leg) and Matt Edwards (wrist) remain long-term absentees.
Morecambe boss Jim Bentley will check on a trio of injury worries.
Goalkeeper Barry Roche, former Dale striker Jack Redshaw and skipper Will Haining all missed Saturday's impressive 4-1 win over Barnet.
Roche's complaint dates back to the original tie with Rochdale where he sustained a leg injury.
Despite fearing a break, x-rays came back all clear and the 30-year-old kept a clean sheet against Accrington a week ago before making way for Andreas Arestidou at the weekend.
"He trained on Thursday no problem at all and then he's taken kids coaching in the community Thursday night and he just said he felt sore, went for a meal after it and then said he could hardly walk," Bentley told the Morecambe Visitor. "The x-ray says he hasn't broken it so we'll just have to see how he goes."
Haining and Redshaw are rated as 50/50 due to calf strains, while forward Jordan Burrow (knee) is also a doubt and full-back Robbie Threlfall is set to miss out once more.
"Is AVB on the brink of getting the sack?"
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