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Ryan Lowe has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.
Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro takes a shot. John Dempster gets a block in.
Shot by Andy Robinson. Alan Marriott catches the ball.
Free kick taken by James Jennings.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Robinson on Adam Murray.
Free kick taken by Andy Robinson.
James Jennings booked.
Joe Thompson fouled by James Jennings, the ref awards a free kick.
James Jennings restarts play with the free kick.
Jason Koumas gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Oliver Palmer.
Ash Taylor manages to make a clearance.
The ball is sent over by Jake Speight.
Jake Speight joins the action as a substitute, replacing Louis Briscoe.
Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro replaces Akpo Sodje.
Free kick crossed by Ash Taylor.
Unfair challenge on Joe Thompson by Anthony Howell results in a free kick.
James Jennings takes the free kick.
Chris Atkinson handles the ball and concedes a free kick.
Lee Beevers crosses the ball.
James Rowe goes off and Jason Koumas comes on.
Lindon Meikle takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Owain Fon Williams catches the ball.
The ball is sent over by Lee Beevers.
Louis Briscoe has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
Corner taken by James Jennings.
Louis Briscoe takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Andy Robinson takes the free kick.
Free kick taken by Owain Fon Williams.
Unfair challenge on Akpo Sodje by John Dempster results in a free kick.
Free kick crossed by Lee Beevers.
Sam Clucas fouled by Stephen Foster, the ref awards a free kick.
James Jennings takes a shot. Owain Fon Williams fumbles the ball.
James Rowe takes the free kick.
Anthony Howell concedes a free kick for a foul on James Rowe.
Centre by Joe Thompson.
Evan Horwood takes a shot. Alan Marriott parries the effort to safety.
Evan Horwood crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by James Jennings on Ryan Lowe.
Chris Atkinson scores with a left foot finish. Tranmere 2-0 Mansfield.Assist on the goal came from Andy Robinson.
Oliver Palmer takes a shot. Blocked by Stephen Foster.
Sam Clucas takes a shot and went wide left of the target.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Evan Horwood.
Sam Clucas sends in a cross.
Sam Clucas takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Alan Marriott takes the free kick.
Danny Holmes challenges Lindon Meikle unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Shot by Ryan Lowe missed to the left of the target.
Louis Briscoe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Evan Horwood.
Chris Atkinson takes a shot. A parry by Alan Marriott prevents the goal.
Free kick crossed by Andy Robinson.
Lee Beevers gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Lowe.
James Jennings crosses the ball in from the free kick.
James Rowe concedes a free kick for a foul on Louis Briscoe.
The ball is delivered by Sam Clucas.
Corner taken by Andy Robinson.
Sam Clucas takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.
Free kick taken by Adam Murray.
Free kick awarded for a foul by James Rowe on Louis Briscoe.
James Jennings has an effort at goal. Owain Fon Williams catches the ball.
Sam Clucas takes a shot. Owain Fon Williams makes a block.
Foul by Chris Atkinson on Lindon Meikle, free kick awarded.
Andy Robinson grabs a goal with a headed effort. Tranmere 1-0 Mansfield.Assist on the goal came from Ryan Lowe.
Moore to mix it up
Ronnie Moore is set to shuffle his pack when Tranmere take on Mansfield after the manager was left furious at their defeat on Saturday.
Rovers crashed to a 3-1 loss against Walsall with Moore dubbing it "the worst performance from a Tranmere team in a long, long time".
Ex-Wales international Jason Koumas came off the bench, his first competitive outing in over two years, and hit the woodwork in a lively cameo so he could be considered for a starting berth.
Moore has no fresh injury worries but is still without another midfielder and his captain James Wallace, who underwent an operation on his knee last week.
Meanwhile Mansfield midfielder Keiran Murtagh continues to nurse a knee injury ahead of the trip.
Murtagh, who missed the Stags' return to the Football League at Scunthorpe on Saturday, has a minor ligament problem and is expected to be the only player unavailable to manager Paul Cox, who is hoping to add another striker to his squad in time for the first round tie.
"We hope to hear something but until we do we won't be shouting it from the rooftops. We want to make sure the paperwork goes through all right," said Cox.
Cox's newest signing, Ollie Palmer, who arrived from Havant&Waterlooville on Friday, could be set to start at Prenton Park after impressing as a second-half substitute against the Iron at the weekend.
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