Rochdale 1-1 Doncaster- Match Report

Last updated : 22 November 2014
Rochdale 1-1 Doncaster: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.Rovers leave it late to down DaleDoncaster made it three successive away wins as two late goals gave them a 3-1 win against 10-man Rochdale.Rochdale raced into an eighth minute lead when Matt Done, who was dismissed early in the second half, ghosted in to meet Rhys Bennett's cross and send a downward header past goalkeeper Sam Johnstone.But after that Doncaster were the better team

Kyle Bennett saw a stinging drive parried by Dale stopper Conrad Logan, before Nathan Tyson screwed the rebound wide

Tyson later fired wide and James Coppinger over the crossbar before Bennett levelled the score after 25 minutes with a fine individual effort.Rovers were denied a second goal when Logan saved bravely at the feet of Curtis Main, who wasted an even better chance shortly afterwards when he was played through on goal, but the big frontman sent his shot wide.Rochdale were reduced to 10 men after 54 minutes when Done was sent off for a challenge on Coppinger.Logan kept Dale on level terms with saves to deny Bennett and substitute Harry Forrester while Tyson sent a header against the crossbar as the visitors tried to force home their numerical advantage.Bennett hit a post with a low drive and though Tyson was on target with the rebound, his effort hit Main who diverted the ball wide.The chances kept coming for Doncaster as Main was put clean through again only to blast over.But the breakthrough came in the 86th minute

Bennett crossed for sub Theo Robinson to head past Logan with his first touch of the game.Main added the third in the final minute when he forced home Reece Wabara's cross from close range

Source : PA

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