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Doncaster Rovers 1-2 Shrewsbury Town

Arthur Gnahoua's injury-time strike, his first EFL goal, snatched victory for League One pacesetters Shrewsbury Town at Doncaster.

Shrewsbury were on course to maintain their unbeaten status when Joe Riley quickly cancelled out Tommy Rowe's first-half opener for Rovers.

But it got even better for them when substitute Gnahoua strolled through the Doncaster defence to slot home deep into added time.

The home side took a deserved lead after 35 minutes when Rowe drilled in from 20 yards after a fine lay-off from John Marquis.

But, before the hosts could settle on their lead, they lost it just a minute later when, from the restart, Shrewsbury surged forward and full-back Riley smashed in off the far post from the corner of the box.

Carlton Morris should have put Shrewsbury ahead, heading straight at goalkeeper Ian Lawlor but Doncaster were the stronger side after the break.

Alfie May, Marquis and Rowe all had good chances but, just seven minutes after entering the fray on 88 minutes, Gnahoua broke home hearts to help maintain Town's record as the only unbeaten side in the EFL.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Doncaster

  • 1LawlorSubstituted forMarosiat 90+1'minutes
  • 17Blair
  • 15WrightBooked at 59mins
  • 6Butler
  • 8MasonSubstituted forToffoloat 78'minutes
  • 16HoughtonSubstituted forWhitemanat 66'minutes
  • 7Kongolo
  • 10Rowe
  • 26Coppinger
  • 19May
  • 9Marquis

Substitutes

  • 2Alcock
  • 11Williams
  • 12Whiteman
  • 13Marosi
  • 14Mandeville
  • 18Toffolo
  • 20Garratt

Shrewsbury

  • 1Henderson
  • 2RileySubstituted forGodfreyat 67'minutes
  • 6Beckles
  • 22Nsiala
  • 12BrownBooked at 68mins
  • 23RodmanSubstituted forWhalleyat 66'minutes
  • 8OgogoBooked at 43mins
  • 20Nolan
  • 10DoddsSubstituted forGnahouaat 88'minutes
  • 45Payne
  • 9Morris

Substitutes

  • 4Godfrey
  • 5Sadler
  • 7Whalley
  • 11Gnahoua
  • 14John-Lewis
  • 15MacGillivray
  • 17Adams
Referee:
John Brooks
Attendance:
7,194

Match Stats

Home TeamDoncasterAway TeamShrewsbury
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home13
Away13
Shots on Target
Home7
Away5
Corners
Home3
Away10
Fouls
Home4
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Doncaster Rovers 1, Shrewsbury Town 2.

Full Time

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

Goal!

Goal! Doncaster Rovers 1, Shrewsbury Town 2. Arthur Gnahoua (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jon Nolan.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Marko Marosi replaces Ian Lawlor because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Arthur Gnahoua replaces Louis Dodds.

Attempt missed. Shaun Whalley (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Alfie May (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Ben Godfrey.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Ian Lawlor.

Attempt missed. John Marquis (Doncaster Rovers) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Harry Toffolo replaces Niall Mason.

Attempt saved. Stefan Payne (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Alfie May (Doncaster Rovers) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Carlton Morris (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Niall Mason.

Attempt blocked. Stefan Payne (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Rodney Kongolo (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Junior Brown (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Junior Brown (Shrewsbury Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Ben Godfrey replaces Joe Riley because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Shaun Whalley replaces Alex Rodman.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Benjamin Whiteman replaces Jordan Houghton.

Booking

Joe Wright (Doncaster Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Joe Wright (Doncaster Rovers).

Alex Rodman (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Alfie May (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Matty Blair (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Matty Blair.

Foul by John Marquis (Doncaster Rovers).

(Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Omar Beckles.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Aristote Nsiala.

Attempt missed. Jon Nolan (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Andy Butler.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Joe Wright.

Second Half

Second Half begins Doncaster Rovers 1, Shrewsbury Town 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Doncaster Rovers 1, Shrewsbury Town 1.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Rodney Kongolo.

Attempt blocked. Stefan Payne (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Booking

Abu Ogogo (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Shrewsbury10820157826
2Wigan107121861222
3Peterborough106222113820
4Bradford106221612420
5Scunthorpe10541113819
6Blackpool105321511418
7Charlton105231614217
8Blackburn9513148616
9Fleetwood95131715216
10Rotherham105052013715
11Portsmouth104241412214
12MK Dons10424911-214
13Walsall103431518-313
14Southend103431417-313
15Oxford Utd103341413112
16Bristol Rovers104061522-712
17Rochdale102441013-310
18Doncaster102351112-19
19Bury102351215-39
20Wimbledon10226511-68
21Northampton10226815-78
22Gillingham10145614-87
23Oldham102171525-107
24Plymouth10127617-115
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