Doncaster Rovers player ratings from excellent win over Burton Albion

Doncaster Rovers secured a fourth successive league win as goals from Fejiri Okenabirhie, Ben Whiteman and Taylor Richards helped them to a 3-1 win at Burton Albion.

Saturday, 19th December 2020, 4:57 pm
Updated Saturday, 19th December 2020, 5:09 pm
Fejiri Okenabirhie is congratulated after giving Rovers the lead against Burton Albion. Picture: Craig Brough/AHPIX

Here is how we rated Rovers’ individual performances at the Pirelli Stadium. Let us know what you think on Twitter @FreePressRovers.

Produced a great reaction save while unsighted when Niall Ennis volleyed on goal and punched well during a flurry of Burton corners. A solid performance.
Tussled well with the pacy Charles Vernam throughout the game and enjoyed some success. He made some very good runs into the middle to offer an option during the congested first half

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A tower of strength as always in dealing with the power of Lucas Akins. Headed away plenty and cleaned up nicely in a second half of relative comfort
Like his centre half partner he was very comfortable throughout and dealt well with the various threats of the hosts.
Enjoyed a battle with former team mate at both Wolves and Rovers Niall Ennis and certainly got the better of things. He defended really well and pushed forward when given the opportunity. His run to the byline and pull back for Okenabirhie’s goal was excellent.
Took his penalty really well. Produced some brilliant defensive work when dropping deep, including blocking out shots at the near post on numerous occasions. He noticeably tired in the second half.
Worked extremely well in tight spaces in the midfield. He was combative and produced some brilliant passes to ease pressure and bring others into play.
A good hour under his belt on his return to action. Struggled to get on the ball much in the first half but looked dangerous when hitting top speed. Found a lot of space in the second half.
He put in a really poor challenge which saw him conceded the penalty but atoned with an absolutely wonderful goal to make it 3-1 to Rovers. He was a little off the pace in the first half but still produced a beautiful pass to release Cameron John in the build-up to the opening goal. And he was really aggressive in his play in the second half.
Looked a little off the pace in the first half and was uncharacteristically sloppy with his passing. Gained more composure when dropping deeper in the second half but not at his best.
Made a brilliant run to net the first goal. Battled superbly throughout with the physical Burton back line and enjoyed some success, including winning the penalty on the stroke of half time. Worked hard out wide after changes in the second half.
Sent on to stretch the Burton backline in the second half and did just that. Got into some good positions.
Struggled to get on the ball much after his introduction.
Sent on into the middle of the advanced midfield and was energetic following his introduction.