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Free kick awarded for a foul by Justin Richards on Scott Laird. Darius Charles restarts play with the free kick.
Craig Reid has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Marc Richards on Luke Foster. Scott Laird restarts play with the free kick.
Jon Ashton concedes a free kick for a foul on Justin Richards. Strike on goal comes in from Gary Roberts from the free kick.
Shot from just outside the penalty box by Sam Morsy misses to the left of the target.
Robert Taylor produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Gary Roberts takes the outswinging corner, Jon Ashton manages to make a clearance.
Lawrie Wilson leaves the field to be replaced by Darius Charles. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sam Morsy by Luke Foster. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Martin.
Unfair challenge on Lawrie Wilson by Lee Collins results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Scott Laird, Justin Richards manages to make a clearance.
Lawrie Wilson finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Stevenage 1-0 Port Vale.The assist for the goal came from Byron Harrison.
Luke Foster is brought on as a substitute for Robert Sinclair. The assistant referee signals for offside against John McCombe. Free kick taken by Mark Roberts.
Gary Roberts takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Mark Roberts manages to make a clearance.
Marc Richards takes a shot. Save by Chris Day.
Mark Roberts concedes a free kick for a foul on Louis Dodds. Free kick taken by Chris Martin.
Craig Reid on for Chris Beardsley. Gary Roberts challenges Lawrie Wilson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by John Mousinho.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by John Mousinho.
Robert Sinclair fouled by Sam Morsy, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by John Mousinho, clearance by Lee Collins.
Foul by Ronnie Henry on Gary Roberts, free kick awarded. Gareth Owen takes the indirect free kick.
Shot on goal by Louis Dodds from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lee Collins by Lawrie Wilson. Indirect free kick taken by Gary Roberts.
Robert Sinclair receives a yellow card. Foul by Ronnie Henry on Robert Taylor, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Gary Roberts.
Gary Roberts fouled by Michael Bostwick, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Martin takes the indirect free kick.
Mark Roberts challenges Gareth Owen unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Martin takes the indirect free kick.
Effort from inside the six-yard box by Byron Harrison goes wide right of the goal.
Corner taken by John Mousinho played to the near post, John McCombe manages to make a clearance.
Sam Morsy joins the action as a substitute, replacing Anthony Griffith.
Unfair challenge on Mark Roberts by Marc Richards results in a free kick. Chris Day takes the free kick.
Shot from just outside the penalty area by Marc Richards misses to the left of the target.
Foul by Chris Beardsley on Gareth Owen, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Martin.
The official flags Marc Richards offside. Chris Day takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Gary Roberts, Byron Harrison makes a clearance.
Robert Taylor has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Corner taken by John Mousinho from the left by-line to the near post.
Corner taken by John Mousinho from the left by-line, clearance made by Robert Taylor.
Michael Bostwick fouled by Marc Richards, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Jon Ashton.
Michael Bostwick takes a shot. Save made by Chris Martin.
Foul by Louis Dodds on Robert Sinclair, free kick awarded. John Mousinho takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Justin Richards on Scott Laird. Free kick taken by Scott Laird.
John Mousinho has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Chris Beardsley concedes a free kick for a foul on John McCombe. Chris Martin takes the indirect free kick.
Gary Roberts challenges Michael Bostwick unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Jon Ashton.
Lee Collins gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Byron Harrison. Indirect free kick taken by Ronnie Henry.
Sean Rigg goes off and Louis Dodds comes on.
Outswinging corner taken by John Mousinho from the right by-line, Lee Collins makes a clearance.
John Mousinho takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Scott Laird takes a shot. Blocked by Lee Collins.
Foul by Robert Taylor on Michael Bostwick, free kick awarded. John Mousinho takes the free kick.
No Winn is Stevenage's loss
Stevenage will be without Peter Winn for Easter Monday`s big clash at home to fellow play-off hopefuls Port Vale.
The striker was shown a straight red card for a dangerous foul on Sean Clohessy just before half-time in Good Friday`s 1-0 defeat at Southend, a loss which ended Boro`s eight-game unbeaten run.
Winn was one of three changes for the clash, starting ahead of Rob Sinclair who is now pushing to come back in against Vale along with fellow forward Craig Reid who was dropped in favour of Byron Harrison.
Fit-again midfielder Michael Bostwick also came in for defender Luke Foster after recovering from his back injury.
Seventh-placed Stevenage hold the final play-off berth going into the encounter against Vale who sit just three points adrift, but victory for Graham Westley`s side would all but knock the Burslem outfit out of the promotion reckoning.
Port Vale caretaker boss Mark Grew will consider changes following Saturday`s disappointing 2-1 setback at home to bottom side Stockport.
Vale went into the clash three points outside the play-off points and, despite still sitting within one win of the top seven, passed up the perfect opportunity to draw level with Monday`s opponents Boro who occupy the final coveted berth.
Defeat at Broadhall Way would all but end the Valiants` promotion ambitions and Grew will look to ensure his side bounce back after Saturday`s performance.
Attacking midfielder Sean Rigg is pushing to start having scored the equaliser within three minutes of coming on as a second-half substitute against the Hatters.
Wholesale changes are unlikely at such a crucial stage of the season, with Grew making just one switch to his starting XI at the weekend. Gary Roberts came in for youngster Sam Morsy in midfield after replacing him at half-time in the previous outing at Torquay.
Midfielder Doug Loft (ruptured hamstring) will not play again this season.
Wilson maintains Stevenage play-off charge
Lawrie Wilson's strike enhanced Stevenage's play-off hopes with a battling 1-0 victory over fellow promotion-chasers Port Vale.
Wilson's 72nd-minute goal could have ended Vale's hopes of breaking into the top six, but at the same time could have earned the home side the victory which sees them in with a great chance of making the jump to League One.
Wilson found the bottom right-hand corner with 18 minutes to go to secure a valuable win at Broadhall Way as Graham Westley's side kept up the pace at the top end of the table with just two matches remaining.
The home side could have won by more and John Mousinho, Michael Bostick and Byron Harrison all wasted good chances.
Vale had their own chances with Robert Taylor and Marc Richards both shooting wide, while substitute Sam Morsy rifled wide with seven minutes remaining, a chance that had it gone in would have salvaged a draw for the visitors.
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