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Doncaster Rovers 1-2 Swindon Town

Jon Obika scored an injury-time winner as promotion-chasing Swindon came from behind to win at Doncaster.

Curtis Main put the hosts ahead in the first half when he turned the ball home at the near post.

But Swindon levelled through Michael Smith's penalty, after Ben Gladwin was felled by Dean Furman.

And a sublime left-footed finish from Obika ended his two-month wait for a goal and kept Swindon in touch with second-placed Preston.

Doncaster slipped to 12th after back-to-back defeats.

Swindon Town manager Mark Cooper told BBC Wiltshire:

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Cooper on Doncaster v Swindon

"Obviously we're under pressure because we have to keep winning. The other teams keep winning and they're in front of us.

"There's immense pressure on the players and for a young group to bounce back with three wins shows true character.

"I'm ever so proud of them. They were tremendous again tonight. It's been a pleasing evening and the three points are key."

Line-ups

Doncaster

  • 43Bywater
  • 22Wabara
  • 12McCullough
  • 16Butler
  • 17Stevens
  • 23BennettSubstituted forForresterat 70'minutes
  • 4Furman
  • 19Wellens
  • 7Clarke-HarrisSubstituted forRobinsonat 70'minutes
  • 11Main
  • 14Tyson

Substitutes

  • 3Evina
  • 6McCombe
  • 8Razak
  • 9Robinson
  • 10Forrester
  • 13Marosi
  • 29Middleton

Swindon

  • 1Foderingham
  • 3Byrne
  • 29Branco
  • 2Thompson
  • 6Turnbull
  • 15Toffolo
  • 5Stephens
  • 14SwiftSubstituted forObikaat 79'minutes
  • 8Kasim
  • 7GladwinSubstituted forWilliamsat 69'minutes
  • 9Smith

Substitutes

  • 10Williams
  • 20Obika
  • 24Hylton
  • 26Rodgers
  • 34Ouldridge
  • 35Johns
Referee:
Tony Harrington
Attendance:
5,258

Match Stats

Home TeamDoncasterAway TeamSwindon
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home15
Away9
Shots on Target
Home3
Away7
Corners
Home3
Away1
Fouls
Home8
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Doncaster Rovers 1, Swindon Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Doncaster Rovers 1, Swindon Town 2.

Attempt blocked. Harry Forrester (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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

Foul by Jordan Turnbull (Swindon Town).

Goal!

Goal! Doncaster Rovers 1, Swindon Town 2. Jonathan Obika (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jack Stephens.

Attempt missed. Theo Robinson (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Raphael Rossi Branco.

Attempt missed. Harry Forrester (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Harry Forrester (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Raphael Rossi Branco (Swindon Town).

Attempt blocked. Harry Forrester (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Reece Wabara (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Harry Toffolo (Swindon Town).

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

Foul by Jonathan Obika (Swindon Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Jonathan Obika replaces John Swift.

Harry Forrester (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Turnbull (Swindon Town).

Attempt saved. John Swift (Swindon Town) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

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

Foul by John Swift (Swindon Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Harry Forrester replaces Kyle Bennett.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Theo Robinson replaces Jonson Clarke-Harris.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Andy Williams replaces Ben Gladwin.

Delay in match Nathan Thompson (Swindon Town) because of an injury.

Foul by Kyle Bennett (Doncaster Rovers).

Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Nathan Tyson (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Curtis Main (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from very close range is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Ben Gladwin (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Nathan Tyson (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Curtis Main (Doncaster Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Foul by Curtis Main (Doncaster Rovers).

Nathan Thompson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Ben Gladwin (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Jonson Clarke-Harris (Doncaster Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Doncaster Rovers 1, Swindon Town 1. Michael Smith (Swindon Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Penalty Swindon Town. Ben Gladwin draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Dean Furman (Doncaster Rovers) after a foul in the penalty area.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City38258573324183
2Preston36219662313172
3Swindon37217965392670
4MK Dons37199972393366
5Sheff Utd361510115043755
6Barnsley37166155049154
7Peterborough37165164546-153
8Chesterfield36149135448651
9Fleetwood37149143741-451
10Rochdale351551560461450
11Bradford351311114440450
12Doncaster371311134547-250
13Port Vale37146174752-548
14Gillingham371211145054-447
15Walsall371113133641-546
16Oldham361210144556-1146
17Scunthorpe351110144753-643
18Coventry371013144251-943
19Notts County36119163646-1042
20Crewe37126193567-3242
21Crawley371010174264-2240
22Leyton Orient36109174752-539
23Colchester37107204461-1737
24Yeovil3889212858-3033
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