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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

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 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

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 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

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Doncaster Rovers 1, Accrington Stanley 1.

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Post update

    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.

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Foul by Seamus Conneely (Accrington Stanley).

  6. Post update

    Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Seny Timothy Dieng.

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

    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.

  9. Post update

    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.

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

    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.

  12. 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.

  13. Post update

    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.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Tom Anderson.

  15. Post update

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

  16. Post update

    Foul by Offrande Zanzala (Accrington Stanley).

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Offrande Zanzala replaces Colby Bishop.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Rakish Bingham replaces Kwame Thomas.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Niall Ennis replaces James Coppinger.

  20. Post update

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

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe21127230151543
2Peterborough21106543251836
3Ipswich20106429161336
4Bristol Rovers2010552925435
5Coventry2181032623334
6Oxford Utd2096538201833
7Blackpool218943024633
8Rotherham2195734231132
9Fleetwood199463326731
10Portsmouth208753024631
11Shrewsbury208751920-131
12Gillingham217772623328
13Sunderland197662521427
14Burton207672423127
15Doncaster186752721625
16Lincoln City2073102123-224
17Accrington215883031-123
18Rochdale2164112336-1322
19Wimbledon2155112532-720
20Tranmere2055102334-1120
21MK Dons2152141833-1517
22Southend2214172462-387
23Bolton184591441-275
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