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Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Accrington Stanley

Offrande Zanzala came off the bench to snatch a point as Accrington claimed a 1-1 League One draw at Doncaster.

The hosts led through Jon Taylor but failed to put the game to bed, allowing Zanzala to strike and stretch Accrington's unbeaten run to five matches in all competitions.

The first half was an open affair with both sides lacking quality in the final third with Tom Anderson and Jordan Clark both missing good opportunities for their respective sides.

Doncaster finally broke the deadlock after 57 minutes. Taylor latched onto an excellent through ball from Madger Gomes and finished well into the bottom corner.

Rovers looked the more likely to add to their score for much of the second period but Accrington netted the leveller with eight minutes remaining when Zanzala poked home from close range after a corner was tossed around the box.

Rakish Bingham missed a glorious opportunity to grab a late winner for Doncaster when he miscued a free header, while Seny Dieng produced a brilliant save to deny Seamus Conneely at the other end.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Doncaster

  • 24Dieng
  • 2Halliday
  • 4Anderson
  • 32John
  • 3JamesSubstituted forWrightat 45'minutes
  • 6Sheaf
  • 12GomesBooked at 69mins
  • 10Taylor
  • 26CoppingerSubstituted forEnnisat 77'minutes
  • 7Sadlier
  • 39ThomasSubstituted forBinghamat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Wright
  • 11Bingham
  • 13Jones
  • 19May
  • 22Watters
  • 31Ennis
  • 33Daniels

Accrington

  • 30Bursik
  • 2Johnson
  • 5Sykes
  • 3Hughes
  • 36Opoku
  • 28Conneely
  • 7Clark
  • 10PritchardSubstituted forMcConvilleat 72'minutes
  • 8Finley
  • 32Charles
  • 19BishopSubstituted forZanzalaat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Evtimov
  • 9Zanzala
  • 11McConville
  • 16Barclay
  • 18Rodgers
  • 34Alese
  • 42Diallo
Referee:
Andy Haines
Attendance:
7,444

Match Stats

Home TeamDoncasterAway TeamAccrington
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home11
Away14
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home1
Away7
Fouls
Home7
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Doncaster Rovers 1, Accrington Stanley 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Doncaster Rovers 1, Accrington Stanley 1.

Attempt missed. Joe Wright (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Rakish Bingham with a headed pass following a set piece situation.

Madger Gomes (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Seamus Conneely (Accrington Stanley).

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Seny Timothy Dieng.

Attempt saved. Seamus Conneely (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Jordan Clark.

Attempt blocked. Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jordan Clark with a headed pass.

Attempt missed. Rakish Bingham (Doncaster Rovers) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Jon Taylor with a cross.

Attempt missed. Jordan Clark (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Dion Charles.

Attempt saved. Kieran Sadlier (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Rakish Bingham.

Goal!

Goal! Doncaster Rovers 1, Accrington Stanley 1. Offrande Zanzala (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from very close range to the top left corner following a corner.

Attempt saved. Dion Charles (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Ross Sykes with a headed pass.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Tom Anderson.

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

Foul by Offrande Zanzala (Accrington Stanley).

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Offrande Zanzala replaces Colby Bishop.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Rakish Bingham replaces Kwame Thomas.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Niall Ennis replaces James Coppinger.

Attempt missed. Madger Gomes (Doncaster Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Kieran Sadlier.

Attempt missed. Kieran Sadlier (Doncaster Rovers) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by James Coppinger with a cross.

Attempt saved. Brad Halliday (Doncaster Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Sean McConville replaces Joe Pritchard.

Foul by Kieran Sadlier (Doncaster Rovers).

Seamus Conneely (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Ben Sheaf.

Attempt blocked. Joe Pritchard (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Madger Gomes (Doncaster Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Madger Gomes (Doncaster Rovers).

Sam Finley (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Ross Sykes.

Attempt blocked. Jon Taylor (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Kieran Sadlier.

James Coppinger (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ross Sykes (Accrington Stanley).

Attempt missed. Colby Bishop (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Dion Charles following a fast break.

Attempt blocked. Brad Halliday (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jon Taylor.

Foul by Madger Gomes (Doncaster Rovers).

Sam Finley (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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

Foul by Dion Charles (Accrington Stanley).

goal

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