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Peterborough United 1-1 Doncaster Rovers

Doncaster snatched a stoppage-time leveller through Ben Whiteman to earn a draw at Peterborough.

Whiteman slotted his seventh goal of the season from close range in the 93rd minute after a blocked shot fell perfectly into his path.

It provided a dramatic conclusion to Rovers boss Darren Ferguson's return to Posh - a club he guided to three promotions during two spells as manager.

His current side looked set for defeat after falling behind to a 14th minute goal from Danny Lloyd. The United man struck for the 10th time this season after Ryan Tafazolli headed down a Marcus Maddison free-kick.

Only a smart save from Ian Lawlor prevented Lloyd from doubling the advantage, before the post came to Rovers' rescue in the second half when Lawlor was beaten by a Chris Forrester thunderbolt from 25 yards.

But Rovers piled on the pressure late on. Whiteman was denied by Jonathan Bond before Alfie May fluffed a glorious headed opportunity, but Whiteman made the most of his second chance to ensure the spoils were shared.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Peterborough

  • 1Bond
  • 17PennyBooked at 57mins
  • 5Tafazolli
  • 27Taylor
  • 3Hughes
  • 42Grant
  • 20DoughtySubstituted forDa Silva Lopesat 62'minutes
  • 11MaddisonBooked at 34minsSubstituted forMoriasat 87'minutes
  • 8Forrester
  • 10Lloyd-McGoldrick
  • 14Marriott

Substitutes

  • 2Shephard
  • 16Morias
  • 18Da Silva Lopes
  • 19Kanu
  • 21Anderson
  • 25O'Malley
  • 32Freestone

Doncaster

  • 1Lawlor
  • 6Butler
  • 8MasonBooked at 71mins
  • 15WrightBooked at 59mins
  • 17Blair
  • 12Whiteman
  • 14MandevilleSubstituted forBeestinat 66'minutes
  • 16HoughtonSubstituted forKongoloat 71'minutes
  • 10Rowe
  • 9Marquis
  • 19May

Substitutes

  • 2Alcock
  • 5Baudry
  • 7Kongolo
  • 13Marosi
  • 20Garratt
  • 22Beestin
  • 27Ben Khemis
Referee:
John Brooks
Attendance:
5,173

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterboroughAway TeamDoncaster
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home13
Away14
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home15
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Peterborough United 1, Doncaster Rovers 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Peterborough United 1, Doncaster Rovers 1.

Goal!

Goal! Peterborough United 1, Doncaster Rovers 1. Benjamin Whiteman (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Alfie May (Doncaster Rovers) header from very close range is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. John Marquis (Doncaster Rovers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

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

Foul by Jack Marriott (Peterborough United).

Niall Mason (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Danny Lloyd (Peterborough United).

Foul by Matty Blair (Doncaster Rovers).

Anthony Grant (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Junior Morias replaces Marcus Maddison.

Foul by Rodney Kongolo (Doncaster Rovers).

Anthony Grant (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Benjamin Whiteman (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

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

Foul by Anthony Grant (Peterborough United).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Andrew Hughes (Peterborough United) because of an injury.

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

Foul by Anthony Grant (Peterborough United).

Delay in match Alfie May (Doncaster Rovers) because of an injury.

Foul by Matty Blair (Doncaster Rovers).

Danny Lloyd (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Leonardo Da Silva Lopes (Peterborough United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Rodney Kongolo replaces Jordan Houghton.

Booking

Niall Mason (Doncaster Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Niall Mason (Doncaster Rovers).

Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

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

Foul by Jack Marriott (Peterborough United).

Attempt blocked. Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Alfie Beestin replaces Liam Mandeville.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Joe Wright.

Attempt blocked. Jack Marriott (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Leonardo Da Silva Lopes replaces Michael Doughty.

Booking

Joe Wright (Doncaster Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Joe Wright (Doncaster Rovers).

(Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan25175350123856
2Shrewsbury25166333151854
3Blackburn25147445232249
4Scunthorpe26147537221549
5Bradford2615384234848
6Portsmouth26132113330341
7Rotherham26124104435940
8Peterborough2611694337639
9Charlton2510783232037
10Oxford Utd269894139235
11Doncaster2697102928134
12Fleetwood2696113640-433
13Blackpool2688103437-332
14Bristol Rovers26102143643-732
15Gillingham2671092729-231
16Plymouth2687112634-831
17Southend2687113042-1231
18Walsall257993134-330
19MK Dons2678112838-1029
20Oldham2677123948-928
21Wimbledon2576122231-927
22Northampton2665152046-2623
23Rochdale25410112535-1022
24Bury2545161938-1917
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