Ben Whiteman in action against Charlton

Doncaster Rovers: Player ratings from play-off first leg against Charlton Athletic

Doncaster Rovers suffered a 2-1 defeat in their play-off semi-final first leg against Charlton Athletic but have hope thanks to Matty Blair’s late goal.

Here is how we rated Rovers’ individual performances in the clash at the Keepmoat.

A real mixed bag from the Slovakian  should have done much better for the second goal but also produced some excellent stops to keep Rovers in the tie.

1. Marko Marosi 6

A real mixed bag from the Slovakian should have done much better for the second goal but also produced some excellent stops to keep Rovers in the tie.
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The fact he popped up in the six-yard box to score in the 87th minute said everything about his attitude and application.

2. Matty Blair 7

The fact he popped up in the six-yard box to score in the 87th minute said everything about his attitude and application.
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Not at his best. Almost made a costly error just before the opening goal but was bailed out by Marosi.

3. Paul Downing 6

Not at his best. Almost made a costly error just before the opening goal but was bailed out by Marosi.
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Typically no-nonsense and wholehearted in the heart of the Doncaster defence. Left nothing to chance.

4. Andy Butler 7

Typically no-nonsense and wholehearted in the heart of the Doncaster defence. Left nothing to chance.
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