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Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Scunthorpe United

Paddy Madden scores Scunthorpe's winner at Doncaster
Paddy Madden scored the only goal of the game to give Scunthorpe victory

Scunthorpe stretched their unbeaten away run to four games with a hard-earned win at Doncaster.

Paddy Madden gave the Iron the lead in the first half as he tapped in Luke Williams' cross from the left.

Cedric Evina and Nathan Tyson both hit the side-netting for Doncaster before the break and Evina shot just wide after the interval for the hosts.

Cameron Stewart, on loan from Ipswich, came closest to levelling the scores when he hit the crossbar in added time.

Scunthorpe United manager Mark Robins told BBC Radio Humberside:

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Robins on Doncaster v Scunthorpe

"It's a magnificent way to start the Christmas games, so I'm absolutely delighted.

"It was a great performance, great goal scored and a really good solid away performance.

"The best present you can get is three points."

Line-ups

Doncaster

  • 12Stuckmann
  • 38Alcock
  • 6Butler
  • 20Taylor-Sinclair
  • 2LundSubstituted forStewartat 53'minutes
  • 26Coppinger
  • 29MiddletonSubstituted forKeeganat 45'minutes
  • 22Grant
  • 3Evina
  • 11Williams
  • 14TysonSubstituted forN'Guessanat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4McCullough
  • 8Chaplow
  • 15N'Guessan
  • 18Keegan
  • 21Mandeville
  • 23Marosi
  • 27Stewart

Scunthorpe

  • 1Daniels
  • 33ClarkeSubstituted forWisemanat 85'minutes
  • 5MirfinSubstituted forGoodeat 69'minutes
  • 6Canavan
  • 3LairdBooked at 90mins
  • 12Bishop
  • 15DawsonBooked at 61minsSubstituted forNessat 62'minutes
  • 18KingBooked at 38mins
  • 7Williams
  • 9Madden
  • 19Rowe

Substitutes

  • 2Wiseman
  • 10van Veen
  • 11Henderson
  • 13Anyon
  • 20Goode
  • 26Ness
  • 29Wootton
Referee:
Stuart Attwell
Attendance:
8,744

Match Stats

Home TeamDoncasterAway TeamScunthorpe
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home10
Away4
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home7
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Doncaster Rovers 0, Scunthorpe United 1.

Booking

Niall Canavan (Scunthorpe United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Doncaster Rovers 0, Scunthorpe United 1.

Attempt blocked. Andy Williams (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Conor Grant (Doncaster Rovers).

Luke Williams (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Cedric Evina.

Foul by Craig Alcock (Doncaster Rovers).

Luke Williams (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Scott Wiseman.

Attempt missed. Cedric Evina (Doncaster Rovers) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Scott Wiseman replaces Jordan Clarke.

Paul Keegan (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jack King (Scunthorpe United).

Foul by Andy Butler (Doncaster Rovers).

Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Cameron Stewart (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Tommy Rowe (Scunthorpe United).

Attempt missed. Dany N'Guessan (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

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

Foul by Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United).

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Dany N'Guessan replaces Nathan Tyson.

Foul by Nathan Tyson (Doncaster Rovers).

Charlie Goode (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Luke Daniels.

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

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

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Charlie Goode replaces David Mirfin because of an injury.

Delay in match Luke Williams (Scunthorpe United) because of an injury.

Delay in match David Mirfin (Scunthorpe United) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Andy Williams (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Jamie Ness replaces Stephen Dawson.

Booking

Stephen Dawson (Scunthorpe United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Stephen Dawson (Scunthorpe United).

Andy Butler (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United).

Cameron Stewart (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Laird (Scunthorpe United).

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

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Walsall22136338191945
2Burton22143530191145
3Gillingham23135545291644
4Coventry23127440231743
5Peterborough23114849341537
6Wigan22107531201137
7Southend2210753123837
8Bradford219752320334
9Sheff Utd229673430433
10Bury229673334-133
11Millwall229493132-131
12Rochdale228682826230
13Port Vale238692727030
14Scunthorpe2393112629-330
15Swindon2384113338-528
16Doncaster237792632-628
17Blackpool2274111928-925
18Fleetwood2265112931-223
19Shrewsbury2365122834-623
20Chesterfield2372142539-1423
21Barnsley2263132838-1021
22Oldham2131172333-1020
23Crewe2255122237-1520
24Colchester2355133357-2420
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