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Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Charlton Athletic

Matty Blair grabbed an injury-time equaliser for Doncaster as Charlton missed the opportunity to close the gap on the League One play-off places.

Patrick Bauer's first-half header looked to have put Charlton on course for a deserved victory against an off-colour Doncaster side.

But Blair headed Rovers level in stoppage time to ensure a positive end to veteran skipper James Coppinger's 500th league appearance for the club.

German centre-half Bauer rose unchallenged at the back post to head in a Jake Forster-Caskey corner after 18 minutes.

Rovers lacked inspiration and quality and could count a tame strike from John Marquis straight at Ben Amos as their only real chance of note of the first 45 minutes.

Charlton had several opportunities to widen their advantage with goalkeeper Ian Lawlor denying both Tarique Fosu and Ben Reeves from close range.

And Tom Anderson produced a brilliant goal-saving challenge to keep out Fosu after the Charlton winger rounded Lawlor with just 13 minutes left.

Blair punished the miss when he charged in to head home after Luke McCullough's shot looped up off a defender.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Doncaster

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 1Lawlor
  • 17BlairBooked at 73mins
  • 18AndersonBooked at 48mins
  • 24Boyle
  • 8MasonSubstituted forKiwomyaat 64'minutes
  • 16HoughtonBooked at 62mins
  • 12WhitemanSubstituted forMcCulloughat 71'minutes
  • 10Rowe
  • 26Coppinger
  • 9Marquis
  • 22Beestin

Substitutes

  • 2Alcock
  • 4McCullough
  • 7Kongolo
  • 13Marosi
  • 19May
  • 20Garratt
  • 23Kiwomya

Charlton

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1AmosBooked at 85mins
  • 20SollyBooked at 76mins
  • 5Bauer
  • 15Konsa
  • 22DasilvaSubstituted forLennonat 90+3'minutes
  • 19Forster-Caskey
  • 3Kashi
  • 7Marshall
  • 12ReevesSubstituted forJacksonat 87'minutes
  • 14Fosu-HenrySubstituted forKaikaiat 82'minutes
  • 9Magennis

Substitutes

  • 4Jackson
  • 8Ajose
  • 11Kaikai
  • 13Phillips
  • 17Aribo
  • 26Lennon
  • 27Zyro
Referee:
Mark Heywood
Attendance:
7,797

Match Stats

Home TeamDoncasterAway TeamCharlton
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home8
Away7
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away6
Fouls
Home15
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Doncaster Rovers 1, Charlton Athletic 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Doncaster Rovers 1, Charlton Athletic 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Matty Blair (Doncaster Rovers).

  4. Post update

    Josh Magennis (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Goal!

    Goal! Doncaster Rovers 1, Charlton Athletic 1. Matty Blair (Doncaster Rovers) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner.

  6. Post update

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

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Harry Lennon replaces Jay Dasilva.

  8. Post update

    Tommy Rowe (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Mark Marshall (Charlton Athletic).

  10. Post update

    Foul by Matty Blair (Doncaster Rovers).

  11. Post update

    Jay Dasilva (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Johnnie Jackson replaces Ben Reeves.

  13. Booking

    Ben Amos (Charlton Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Chris Solly.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Sullay Kaikai replaces Tariqe Fosu-Henry.

  16. Post update

    James Coppinger (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Mark Marshall (Charlton Athletic).

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Tariqe Fosu-Henry (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Tom Anderson.

  20. Booking

    Chris Solly (Charlton Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan29196456164063
2Shrewsbury30187540231761
3Blackburn31179556312560
4Scunthorpe32159846341254
5Rotherham311651052371553
6Bradford32154134749-249
7Charlton3013894037347
8Portsmouth31144133836246
9Peterborough30128104739844
10Plymouth32128123740-344
11Bristol Rovers31133154548-342
12Oxford Utd31118124847141
13Gillingham311011103535041
14Southend31117133950-1140
15Doncaster32912113738-139
16Walsall30910113843-537
17Fleetwood30106144248-636
18Northampton32106163152-2136
19Blackpool31811123743-635
20Wimbledon3197153038-834
21Oldham3289154558-1333
22MK Dons3079143043-1330
23Rochdale27510122737-1025
24Bury3167182647-2125
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