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Doncaster Rovers 3-1 Notts County

Doncaster's League Two invincibility at the Keepmoat Stadium continued as they came from behind to beat Notts County.

Goals from James Coppinger and Mathieu Baudry either side of half-time, and Andy Williams' late effort, made it a 19th home game of the season without defeat as the leaders coast towards promotion.

Notts County threatened an upset when they took the lead after 19 minutes, as Rovers failed to clear a corner and Richard Duffy was on hand to slide the ball home from close range.

But from then on it was all Doncaster, and the leveller eventually came two minutes before the break as Coppinger was the right man in the right place to finish Matty Blair's low cross for his ninth goal of the campaign.

The turnaround was complete two minutes after the restart when Coppinger turned provider, whipping in a cross that Baudry headed into the top corner.

The Magpies, still not out of relegation danger, thought they had rescued a point but Haydn Hollis had a goal disallowed for an apparent foul at a corner and then, deep in added time, Williams converted into an empty net with goalkeeper Adam Collin up for a corner.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Doncaster

  • 38LawlorBooked at 66mins
  • 17BlairSubstituted forLundat 71'minutes
  • 5Baudry
  • 6Butler
  • 2Alcock
  • 24Mason
  • 10RoweBooked at 21mins
  • 25Grant
  • 26CoppingerSubstituted forMcSheffreyat 79'minutes
  • 9Marquis
  • 39MayBooked at 78minsSubstituted forWilliamsat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7McSheffrey
  • 11Williams
  • 12Lund
  • 13Marosi
  • 14Middleton
  • 22Longbottom
  • 27Evina

Notts County

  • 1Collin
  • 2TootleBooked at 90mins
  • 6Hollis
  • 5Duffy
  • 16BolaBooked at 71mins
  • 17Grant
  • 8O'Connor
  • 12MilsomSubstituted forForteat 79'minutes
  • 10YeatesSubstituted forHewittat 55'minutes
  • 4SmithSubstituted forAmeobiat 60'minutes
  • 14Campbell

Substitutes

  • 3Dickinson
  • 9Ameobi
  • 11Forte
  • 13Loach
  • 18Hewitt
  • 23Clackstone
  • 24Campbell
Referee:
Nigel Miller
Attendance:
5,760

Match Stats

Home TeamDoncasterAway TeamNotts County
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home12
Away4
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home2
Away6
Fouls
Home11
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Doncaster Rovers 3, Notts County 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Doncaster Rovers 3, Notts County 1.

Goal!

Goal! Doncaster Rovers 3, Notts County 1. Andy Williams (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Gary McSheffrey.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Andy Butler.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Andy Butler.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Richard Duffy.

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

Foul by Richard Duffy (Notts County).

Booking

Matt Tootle (Notts County) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Mitchell Lund (Doncaster Rovers).

Jorge Grant (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

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

Foul by Matt Tootle (Notts County).

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Andy Williams replaces Alfie May.

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

Foul by Elliott Hewitt (Notts County).

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

Foul by Richard Duffy (Notts County).

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Ian Lawlor.

Attempt saved. Shola Ameobi (Notts County) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Mathieu Baudry (Doncaster Rovers).

Shola Ameobi (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Richard Duffy.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Gary McSheffrey replaces James Coppinger.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Jonathan Forte replaces Robert Milsom.

Booking

Alfie May (Doncaster Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Alfie May (Doncaster Rovers).

Marc Bola (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Gary McSheffrey (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Robert Milsom (Notts County).

Foul by John Marquis (Doncaster Rovers).

Richard Duffy (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Marc Bola (Notts County) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Mitchell Lund replaces Matty Blair.

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

Foul by Tahvon Campbell (Notts County).

Booking

Ian Lawlor (Doncaster Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Richard Duffy (Notts County).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Doncaster37229671432875
2Plymouth372161057401769
3Portsmouth371981059312865
4Carlisle37151485654259
5Luton361513853332058
6Stevenage37184156152958
7Exeter371761459431657
8Blackpool371315956381854
9Colchester37159135348554
10Mansfield371313114342152
11Wycombe371410134546-152
12Cambridge36148144742550
13Grimsby37148154446-250
14Barnet361114114549-447
15Morecambe36137164455-1146
16Accrington351111134446-244
17Crawley37128174359-1644
18Yeovil361013133645-943
19Crewe371012154154-1342
20Hartlepool371011164861-1341
21Notts County37117194165-2440
22Cheltenham37912163851-1339
23Newport36711184058-1832
24Leyton Orient3795234063-2332
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