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Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Rochdale

Ian Henderson scored two late goals as Rochdale ended a run of seven League One games without a win by beating Doncaster.

The home side had the best chances but it was Dale who took the lead when Henderson struck home from 20 yards.

The forward sealed the victory deep into stoppage time when he tapped in from close range after Donal McDermott had set up the chance.

Victory sees Rochdale move up to 13th, while Rovers remain in 16th.

Rochdale manager Keith Hill told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Hill on Doncaster v Rochdale

"It's a perfect result, I wouldn't say it was a perfect performance over 90 minutes.

"There was perfection within that performance but the end result is really important for us.

"I think there were a few questioning our ability this season."

Line-ups

Doncaster

  • 12Stuckmann
  • 38Alcock
  • 6Butler
  • 20Taylor-Sinclair
  • 37MattioniSubstituted forStewartat 87'minutes
  • 26Coppinger
  • 29Middleton
  • 22Grant
  • 3Evina
  • 11WilliamsBooked at 8mins
  • 14TysonSubstituted forAndersonat 57'minutesSubstituted forN'Guessanat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Forrester
  • 15N'Guessan
  • 23Marosi
  • 25Anderson
  • 27Stewart
  • 32Whitehouse
  • 34Davies

Rochdale

  • 44Castro Pereira
  • 27CannonBooked at 23mins
  • 4McNulty
  • 6Lancashire
  • 33Kennedy
  • 12McDermott
  • 28CampsSubstituted forRoseat 87'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 3Bennett
  • 40HendersonBooked at 34mins
  • 7VincentiSubstituted forAndrewat 62'minutes
  • 39BunneySubstituted forMendez-Laingat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Lillis
  • 5Eastham
  • 9Andrew
  • 10Alessandra
  • 17Tanser
  • 19Mendez-Laing
  • 25Rose
Referee:
Kevin Wright
Attendance:
6,125

Match Stats

Home TeamDoncasterAway TeamRochdale
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home8
Away9
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away5
Fouls
Home11
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Doncaster Rovers 0, Rochdale 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Doncaster Rovers 0, Rochdale 2.

Goal!

Goal! Doncaster Rovers 0, Rochdale 2. Ian Henderson (Rochdale) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Donal McDermott.

Booking

Michael Rose (Rochdale) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Calvin Andrew (Rochdale).

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

Foul by Jimmy McNulty (Rochdale).

Foul by Conor Grant (Doncaster Rovers).

Rhys Bennett (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Michael Rose replaces Callum Camps.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Cameron Stewart replaces Felipe Mattioni.

Goal!

Goal! Doncaster Rovers 0, Rochdale 1. Ian Henderson (Rochdale) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Donal McDermott.

Foul by Felipe Mattioni (Doncaster Rovers).

Donal McDermott (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Oliver Lancashire (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Dany N'Guessan (Doncaster Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Nathaniel Mendez-Laing replaces Joe Bunney.

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

Foul by Calvin Andrew (Rochdale).

Foul by Craig Alcock (Doncaster Rovers).

Andrew Cannon (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Tom Kennedy.

Dany N'Guessan (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jimmy McNulty (Rochdale).

Attempt missed. Ian Henderson (Rochdale) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Dany N'Guessan replaces Keshi Anderson because of an injury.

Foul by Aaron Taylor-Sinclair (Doncaster Rovers).

Rhys Bennett (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Jimmy McNulty.

Attempt saved. Donal McDermott (Rochdale) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Donal McDermott (Rochdale) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Cedric Evina.

Attempt saved. Andy Williams (Doncaster Rovers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Felipe Mattioni (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tom Kennedy (Rochdale).

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Calvin Andrew replaces Peter Vincenti.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Harry Middleton.

Attempt missed. Keshi Anderson (Doncaster Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Harry Middleton (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Coventry18114336191737
2Gillingham18104435231234
3Walsall1796229151433
4Wigan1896329181133
5Burton1710251614232
6Bury188643027330
7Bradford188642118330
8Millwall178452824428
9Peterborough1883739291027
10Southend187652020027
11Sheff Utd187562925426
12Port Vale187562321226
13Rochdale186662220224
14Scunthorpe187292222023
15Chesterfield187292528-323
16Doncaster185581524-920
17Colchester185582741-1420
18Oldham1831052026-619
19Fleetwood1853102527-218
20Shrewsbury1752101924-517
21Barnsley1852112230-817
22Swindon1844102333-1016
23Blackpool1844101526-1116
24Crewe1834111531-1613
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