Darren Moore delighted with 'ruthless' Doncaster Rovers in brilliant win at Charlton Athletic

Darren Moore was delighted to see his Doncaster Rovers side showing a fresh streak of ruthlessness in their impressive win at Charlton Athletic.

Saturday, 19th September 2020, 6:05 pm
Darren Moore guides his Doncaster Rovers side at Charlton. Picture: Howard Roe/AHPIX

Rovers secured a brilliant 3-1 triumph with Madger Gomes continuing his hot scoring run while Tyreece John-Jules grabbed his first goal for the club alongside an own goal.

And Moore was pleased to see players having their minds on going for goal when they took possession in range.

“We spoke about getting into these positions around the opposition area that we need to be more ruthless in our thinking and more single-minded,” Moore said.

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“I think we’ve seen that - certainly from Madger’s game this season in terms of how he’s approached it.

“Madger has got everything in his armory to be a top, top midfielder. He’s come back, been in the right shape, looked strong and he’s added goals to his game which is always valuable for a midfielder.

“Tyreece, I know the ability he has and certainly when he gets into those areas you want him to show the individual brilliance he’s got and he did that.”

Rovers rode out early pressure from the hosts before Gomes fired them ahead with a third goal in four games this season.

The visitors were in command afterwards and extended their advantage when Charlie Baker turned into his own net after a driven cross from Ben Whiteman.

A brilliant individual effort from John-Jules extended the advantage before a Conor Washington header gave Charlton late hope which they failed to take advantage of.

“I thought it was a really good team performance,” Moore said.

“I felt that it epitomised the work that we’d been doing in the week.

“It’s always nice for the players when you’re working hard in the week and then you finish it off with a good away day, a great result and a performance as well.

“I’m really pleased with the performance and the three points.

“I thought we dominated and controlled the ball for large periods and I knew in the second half that they would change shape.

“I was pleased for Tyreece to get on the scoresheet and I thought we were worthy winners.”


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