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Doncaster Rovers 3-0 Yeovil Town

Doncaster Rovers moved to within a point of the League One play-off places after easing past Yeovil Town.

The dominant hosts led when striker Nathan Tyson fired home after Yeovil goalkeeper Artur Krysiak spilled Harry Forrester's powerful drive.

Dean Furman then made it 2-0 after latching on to Curtis Main's cross.

Kieffer Moore had a shot cleared off the line for Yeovil, but their misery was complete when Kyle Bennett slotted home from Tyson's cross.

The win lifted Rovers up to eighth and dropped Yeovil to the bottom, four points from safety.

Doncaster Rovers boss Paul Dickov told BBC Radio Sheffield:

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Dickov on Doncaster v Yeovil

"After the disappointment of the Walsall game, the boys have shown a lot of character and quality.

"To score eight goals in four or five days and concede none is a big testament to them.

"I was worried about today. After a result like that and winning 5-0, people can get carried away."

Yeovil acting manager Terry Skiverton told BBC Somerset:

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Skiverton on Doncaster v Yeovil

"The main positive is that we are four points away from getting ourselves out of the relegation zone. I think that's the main one after today.

"It seemed to be an uphill battle after the first goal. You can see how Crawley might have been done for five. We had to ride our luck at time and we had to readjust our shape.

"Coming up here without our captain and AJ Leitch-Smith getting injured and readjusting like we did at Crewe - it seems like the beginning of such a good week is ending with a real tough blow."

Line-ups

Doncaster

  • 43Bywater
  • 22Wabara
  • 6McCombe
  • 16Butler
  • 17Stevens
  • 18Keegan
  • 4Furman
  • 19WellensSubstituted forRazakat 74'minutes
  • 23Bennett
  • 10ForresterSubstituted forMainat 49'minutes
  • 14TysonSubstituted forRobinsonat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Evina
  • 8Razak
  • 9Robinson
  • 11Main
  • 13Marosi
  • 15Wakefield
  • 32Whitehouse

Yeovil

  • 12Krysiak
  • 26Arthurworrey
  • 13MooreBooked at 74mins
  • 20NugentSubstituted forSmithat 59'minutes
  • 32Shephard
  • 10Leitch-SmithSubstituted forHoskinsat 37'minutes
  • 11FoleyBooked at 60mins
  • 8Berrett
  • 3Smith
  • 25Ugwu
  • 9Hayter

Substitutes

  • 5Bell
  • 14Hoskins
  • 15Ofori-Twumasi
  • 18Loza
  • 22Stewart
  • 28Smith
  • 31Morgan
Referee:
Mark Heywood
Attendance:
5,950

Match Stats

Home TeamDoncasterAway TeamYeovil
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home9
Away9
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Doncaster Rovers 3, Yeovil Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Doncaster Rovers 3, Yeovil Town 0.

Foul by Abdul Razak (Doncaster Rovers).

Sam Foley (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Kieffer Moore (Yeovil Town) header from the centre of the box is too high following a set piece situation.

Foul by Enda Stevens (Doncaster Rovers).

Sam Hoskins (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. James Hayter (Yeovil Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Andy Butler.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by James Berrett.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Theo Robinson replaces Nathan Tyson.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Abdul Razak replaces Richard Wellens.

Foul by Theo Robinson (Doncaster Rovers).

Stephen Arthurworrey (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Doncaster Rovers 3, Yeovil Town 0. Kyle Bennett (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Nathan Tyson with a cross.

Attempt blocked. Kieffer Moore (Yeovil Town) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Enda Stevens.

Foul by Dean Furman (Doncaster Rovers).

Nathan Smith (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Kieffer Moore (Yeovil Town) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Kieffer Moore (Yeovil Town).

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Sam Foley.

Curtis Main (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nathan Smith (Yeovil Town).

Andy Butler (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sam Hoskins (Yeovil Town).

Attempt saved. Gozie Ugwu (Yeovil Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Reece Wabara.

Foul by Paul Keegan (Doncaster Rovers).

James Berrett (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by James Hayter.

Booking

Sam Foley (Yeovil Town) is shown the yellow card.

Kyle Bennett (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sam Foley (Yeovil Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Alex Smith replaces Ben Nugent.

Goal!

Goal! Doncaster Rovers 2, Yeovil Town 0. Dean Furman (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Curtis Main with a cross.

Kyle Bennett (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sam Foley (Yeovil Town).

Richard Wellens (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City29187454262861
2Swindon30176756322457
3MK Dons30168662313156
4Preston29158644281653
5Sheff Utd2813693932745
6Oldham30111094141043
7Chesterfield30119104441342
8Doncaster2911993633342
9Bradford2811893733441
10Peterborough30125133838041
11Fleetwood31118123032-241
12Gillingham31118124447-341
13Walsall301010103232040
14Port Vale31116143845-739
15Rochdale281151250401038
16Notts County29108113135-438
17Crewe30115143151-2038
18Scunthorpe28107114144-337
19Barnsley30105153948-935
20Coventry30711123041-1132
21Colchester3087153650-1431
22Crawley3179153255-2330
23Leyton Orient2978143846-829
24Yeovil3177172345-2228
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