David Edwards cancelled out Ryan Lowe's goal as both Wolves and Tranmere played over 45 minutes with 10 men.

Wolves' Richard Stearman was dismissed for pulling Lowe back 20 yards out and minutes later the striker beat Carl Ikeme to a through-ball and poked in.

James Wallace saw red for a high tackle before Edwards volleyed Michael Jacobs' cross in at the back post to level.

Lowe turned home from close range on 87 minutes, only to see the referee's assistant flagging for offside.

Wolves overtake Leyton Orient, who were not in action on New Year's Day, to go second in League One, three points behind leaders Brentford.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Tranmere manager Ronnie Moore told BBC Radio Merseyside:

"It was fantastic for us to get a point. But for the Wallace situation, we probably win the game.

"Was it a sending-off? They'll probably say it was and their lad ended up coming off, which doesn't help our case. It's a point that puts us in the right direction."

Lineup, Bookings (5) & Substitutions (5)

Tranmere Rovers

  • 01 Williams
  • 29 Pennington
  • 23 Ridehalgh
  • 18 Jennings
  • 04 Taylor Booked
  • 32 Arthurworrey
  • 25 Peterson Booked
  • 08 Wallace Dismissed
  • 09 Lowe
  • 22 Koumas (Power - 72' )
  • 10 Robinson (Kirby - 64' )

Substitutes

  • 06 Hateley
  • 12 Rowe
  • 15 Kirby
  • 16 Stockton
  • 17 Power
  • 20 McNulty
  • 33 Mooney

Wolverhampton Wanderers

  • 13 Ikeme
  • 05 Stearman Dismissed
  • 18 Ricketts
  • 11 McDonald Booked
  • 23 Ebanks-Landell (Golbourne - 45' )
  • 06 Batth
  • 10 Sako
  • 04 Edwards (Davis - 88' )
  • 16 Cassidy (Doyle - 64' )
  • 09 Griffiths
  • 27 Jacobs

Substitutes

  • 01 Hennessey
  • 03 Elokobi
  • 08 Davis
  • 14 Evans
  • 15 Sigurdarson
  • 26 Golbourne
  • 29 Doyle
Ref: Darren Deadman
Att: 6,158

Match Stats

Shots

5 12

On target

1 6

Corners

9 10

Fouls

9 7

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Tranmere Rovers 1, Wolverhampton Wanderers 1.

90:00 +4:15 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 1, Wolverhampton Wanderers 1.

90:00 +3:50

Attempt saved. David Davis (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

90:00 +2:00

Kristoffer Peterson (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

90:00 +1:57

Foul by David Davis (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

87:14 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. David Davis replaces David Edwards.

85:56

Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Scott Golbourne.

84:55

Attempt missed. Sam Ricketts (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

83:33

Foul by Danny Batth (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

83:33

Kristoffer Peterson (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

82:38

Attempt missed. Jake Kirby (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

81:16

Attempt missed. Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

80:46 Booking

Booking Ash Taylor (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

80:33

Kevin Doyle (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

80:33

Foul by Ash Taylor (Tranmere Rovers).

78:22

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Ash Taylor.

75:47

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Liam Ridehalgh.

74:56

Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

74:56

Foul by Steven Jennings (Tranmere Rovers).

71:30

Attempt missed. Sam Ricketts (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

71:24 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Max Power replaces Jason Koumas.

68:09

Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Kevin McDonald.

67:33

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Jake Kirby.

65:34

Attempt missed. Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

64:42

Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Sam Ricketts.

63:33 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Jake Kirby replaces Andy Robinson.

63:03 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Kevin Doyle replaces Jake Cassidy.

62:38

Michael Jacobs (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

62:38

Foul by Matthew Pennington (Tranmere Rovers).

60:38

Attempt saved. Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

60:23

Attempt blocked. Kristoffer Peterson (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from very close range is blocked.

59:20

Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by David Edwards.

58:16

Attempt missed. Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

57:09

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Owain Williams.

56:30

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Kristoffer Peterson.

55:36 Booking

Booking Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers) is shown the yellow card.

55:26

Foul by Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

55:26

Andy Robinson (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

54:10 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Tranmere Rovers 1, Wolverhampton Wanderers 1. David Edwards (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Michael Jacobs.

53:17

Attempt missed. Jason Koumas (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

52:31

Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Bakary Sako.

52:14

Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Danny Batth.

48:33 Booking

Booking Kristoffer Peterson (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

48:14

Michael Jacobs (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

48:14

Foul by Kristoffer Peterson (Tranmere Rovers).

45:00

Second Half begins Tranmere Rovers 1, Wolverhampton Wanderers 0.

45:00 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Scott Golbourne replaces Ethan Ebanks-Landell because of an injury.

45:00 +3:02 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 1, Wolverhampton Wanderers 0.

44:05 Dismissal

Dismissal James Wallace (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the red card for a bad foul.

44:00

Ethan Ebanks-Landell (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

43:48

Foul by James Wallace (Tranmere Rovers).

39:29

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Owain Williams.

39:18

Attempt saved. Danny Batth (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

39:06

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Matthew Pennington.

38:43

Attempt saved. Michael Jacobs (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

33:31 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Tranmere Rovers 1, Wolverhampton Wanderers 0. Ryan Lowe (Tranmere Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ash Taylor.

31:39

Leigh Griffiths (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

31:39

Foul by Steven Jennings (Tranmere Rovers).

30:54

Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Danny Batth.

26:13

Foul by Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

26:13

Kristoffer Peterson (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

24:21

Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Bakary Sako.

22:14

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Liam Ridehalgh.

20:22

Attempt missed. James Wallace (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

19:56

Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Ethan Ebanks-Landell.

19:23 Dismissal

Dismissal Richard Stearman (Wolverhampton Wanderers) is shown the red card for a bad foul.

19:00

Ryan Lowe (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

18:28

Foul by Richard Stearman (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

17:00

Sam Ricketts (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

16:57

Foul by Jason Koumas (Tranmere Rovers).

14:18

Richard Stearman (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

14:18

Foul by Ryan Lowe (Tranmere Rovers).

13:46

Attempt missed. Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

11:16

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Liam Ridehalgh.

8:17

Foul by James Wallace (Tranmere Rovers).

8:17

Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

6:06

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Matthew Pennington.

2:30

Liam Ridehalgh (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

2:30

Foul by Jake Cassidy (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

1:44

Stephen Arthurworrey (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

1:44

Foul by Jake Cassidy (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

0:55

Attempt saved. Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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