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Scunthorpe United 1-2 Doncaster Rovers

Doncaster came from behind to beat Scunthorpe in League One and secured only their second win in seven games.

Paddy Madden went close to firing the hosts ahead before fellow striker Rory Fallon opened their account with a low left-footed drive.

But Doncaster were level six minutes later when captain James Coppinger pounced from close range.

Nathan Tyson netted the winner after the break, finishing in the bottom corner after some poor Iron defending.

Fallon did go close with a second-half header for Scunthorpe but they could not find an equaliser.

It means Russ Wilcox's side have now lost their last three league games and are second from bottom in the table, while Doncaster are 13th.

Scunthorpe United manager Russ Wilcox told BBC Radio Humberside:

"Once again, bottom line - schoolboy errors. The goals against were poor.

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Russ Wilcox: Scunthorpe boss after Doncaster loss

"That was a great derby game. A good football game, but again the bottom line is we've come away at the wrong end of a 2-1 scoreline.

"We've come off the pitch again defeated and I understand totally the fans' frustrations, but looking at the performance today, I don't think we could have done any better."

Line-ups

Scunthorpe

  • 26Olejnik
  • 24O'NeillBooked at 51mins
  • 33Brisley
  • 25Boyce
  • 30Williams
  • 14HawkridgeSubstituted forMyrie-Williamsat 62'minutes
  • 12BishopBooked at 65mins
  • 7SparrowBooked at 7mins
  • 28McSheffreySubstituted forAdelakunat 73'minutes
  • 34Fallon
  • 9Madden

Substitutes

  • 3Dawson
  • 4McAllister
  • 11Myrie-Williams
  • 13Severn
  • 16Adelakun
  • 27Kee
  • 32Llera

Doncaster

  • 1Steer
  • 15Wakefield
  • 12McCullough
  • 6McCombe
  • 22Wabara
  • 21De ValSubstituted forKeeganat 82'minutes
  • 19Wellens
  • 26Coppinger
  • 10Forrester
  • 4FurmanBooked at 71mins
  • 14TysonBooked at 50mins

Substitutes

  • 9Robinson
  • 13Marosi
  • 18Keegan
  • 23Bennett
  • 25Peterson
  • 31Lund
  • 35Ferguson
Referee:
Seb Stockbridge
Attendance:
5,420

Match Stats

Home TeamScunthorpeAway TeamDoncaster
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home14
Away18
Shots on Target
Home7
Away11
Corners
Home3
Away9
Fouls
Home15
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Scunthorpe United 1, Doncaster Rovers 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Scunthorpe United 1, Doncaster Rovers 2.

Attempt saved. Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. James Coppinger (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Dean Furman (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Matthew Sparrow (Scunthorpe United).

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Paul Keegan replaces Marc.

Rory Fallon (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marc (Doncaster Rovers).

Nathan Tyson (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United).

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Reece Wabara.

Attempt missed. Hakeeb Adelakun (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Andrew Boyce.

Foul by Shaun Brisley (Scunthorpe United).

Nathan Tyson (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Jennison Myrie-Williams (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Reece Wabara (Doncaster Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Hakeeb Adelakun replaces Gary McSheffrey.

Foul by Jennison Myrie-Williams (Scunthorpe United).

Reece Wabara (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Andrew Boyce (Scunthorpe United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Booking

Dean Furman (Doncaster Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Jennison Myrie-Williams (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dean Furman (Doncaster Rovers).

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Shaun Brisley.

Attempt blocked. Richard Wellens (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is blocked.

Attempt saved. James Coppinger (Doncaster Rovers) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Shaun Brisley.

Foul by Marcus Williams (Scunthorpe United).

James Coppinger (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United).

James Coppinger (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Jennison Myrie-Williams (Scunthorpe United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Rory Fallon (Scunthorpe United) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Gary McSheffrey (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Marc (Doncaster Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Jennison Myrie-Williams replaces Terry Hawkridge.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City1174022101225
2Swindon1063122111121
3Peterborough116231611520
4MK Dons1061325141119
5Preston105412011919
6Chesterfield105321914518
7Bradford115331511418
8Notts County11452127517
9Rochdale115151912716
10Fleetwood11443108216
11Sheff Utd105141516-116
12Oldham113621413115
13Doncaster104241115-414
14Crawley11425814-614
15Coventry113441214-213
16Walsall112631011-112
17Barnsley103341416-212
18Gillingham113351215-312
19Yeovil113351016-612
20Leyton Orient102441113-210
21Colchester112361417-39
22Port Vale112361118-79
23Scunthorpe112181125-147
24Crewe11119829-214
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