The Star’s Paul Goodwin rates the individual performances in today’s 1-1 draw between Doncaster Rovers and Rotherham United.
IAN LAWLOR 6
Found himself at the centre of the game’s big talking point when he gratefully grabbed onto Wood’s header. Dealt well with the aerial stuff.
JOE WRIGHT 7
Defended impressively and showed a real composure on the ball. His distribution was excellent at times.
ANDY BUTLER 7
Stood up to the physicality of Moore and marshalled Rovers’ back three to good effect.
MATHIEU BAUDRY 7
Continues to impress upon his return to the side. A calm and composed presence at the back.
MATTY BLAIR 6
Grew into the game and gave Rovers a useful outlet down the right in the second half before being removed for Alcock.
RODNEY KONGOLO 7
Excellent performance. Played a key part in the goal and appears to be growing in stature and confidence the more he plays.
JORDAN HOUGHTON 8
Showed good vision with his passing and threw himself into several important blocks during the closing stages. Back to his best.
HARRY TOFFOLO 6
Not as influential or convincing as in recent games but did not let anyone down in the left wing back role.
JAMES COPPINGER 6
Tried his best to find space in between the thirds but was marshalled fairly well by Rotherham’s defensive players.
TOMMY ROWE 6
Like Coppinger, struggled to find space in the final third as a result of the Millers’ defensive organisation.
JOHN MARQUIS 6
Harried and pressed the opposition like the John Marquis of last season. Restricted to one decent effort from distance.
CRAIG ALCOCK N/A
Replaced Blair late on. Blocked Moore’s first attempt in the build-up to the goal but unable to prevent the equaliser.
LIAM MANDEVILLE N/A
Came on for Coppinger on 86 minutes - too late for him to make any notable mark on the game.
SUBS NOT USED
Marko Marosi, Ben Whiteman, Alfie Beestin, Tyler Garratt, Andy Williams.