New Tranmere boss Keith Hill will hope to get off to a winning start tomorrow as his inform Tranmere team take on fourth placed Carlisle United at Prenton Park.

After destroying Ian Holloway’s struggling Grimsby Town 5-0 on Saturday, Rovers will hope to close the gap on their Tuesday opponents.

The Wirral-based club sit on 18 points after three consecutive league wins.

Leaving them 13th in a very tight Football League 2 table.

Carlisle are just five points ahead in fourth while playoff positions are only two points away from Tranmere.

Over the years, the two sides have faced each other plenty of times.

The record they share is very even.

In 87 games in all competitions, Tranmere have won 34 and lost 34 against Carlisle.

Chris Beech’s team are comings off of a dominant win also.

They beat Crawley Town 3-0 over the weekend in a stylish performance.

Tranmere forward James Vaughan has 10 goals so far this season in all competitions.

He’s in fine scoring form ahead of the clash against Carlisle.

For Carlisle, their top scorer is holding midfielder Jon Mellish.

He has nine goals in all competitions as he tends to surge forwards from his anchoring midfield position.

The game tomorrow night will be close and hard fought if the history between the two sides is accounted for.

It will be a great game with both teams being in fine form while pushing for promotion.

(Image courtesy of Tranmere Rovers)

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