A view on the opposition: Ipswich Town

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THE outcome on Saturday unquestionably depends on which Ipswich Town turns up at Portman Road.

If it’s the Ipswich that lost comprehensively to Millwall at the weekend then Rovers have every chance of ending their five game win-less run.

But if it’s the Ipswich that went six games unbeaten before their most recent hiccup, it could be another very tricky afternoon for Doncaster.

Paul Jewell says he’s mystified at his team’s latest blip, which saw them lose at home to surprise package Crystal Palace before collapsing at the New Den.

And he has every right to be mystified.

Jewell has put together an impressive squad, recruiting the likes of Jimmy Bullard, Lee Bowyer and Jason Scotland, as the Tractor Boys attempt to plough their way through a very tricky Championship field.

It’s been a rocky ride so far, but after 5-2 and 7-1 defeats to Southampton and Peterborough back in August, things could only better for Town.

Jewell is yet to see the best of former Rovers loan star Jay Emmanuel-Thomas who has been in and out the side.

But the former Gunner is one of a host of potential matchwinners that Jewell can call upon.

Right back Carlos Edwards isn’t known for his defensive capabilities and Rovers could exploit that by starting Kyle Bennett on the left.