RECAP: Doncaster Rovers 1 Wigan Athletic 4 - Lowly Latics add to Rovers' woes

Doncaster Rovers’ abysmal form continued with an embarrassing home defeat to lowly Wigan Athletic.

By Liam Hoden
Saturday, 10th April 2021, 12:00 pm
Updated Saturday, 10th April 2021, 5:00 pm
Keepmoat Stadium concourse. Photo: George Wood/Getty Images
Keepmoat Stadium concourse. Photo: George Wood/Getty Images

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Doncaster Rovers v Wigan Athletic

LIVE: Doncaster Rovers 1 Wigan Athletic 4

Last updated: Saturday, 10 April, 2021, 17:05

GOAL: Dodoo (3), Aasgaard (15), Solomon-Otabor (33), Richards (45+3), Keane (81)

ROVERS: Balcombe; Wright, Anderson, John, Horton (Bostock 38); Smith (Gomes 65); Robertson (Richards 38), James (Amos 46); Sims (Okenabirhie 70), Lokilo; Bogle. Subs: Jones, Greaves.

WIGAN: Jones; Darikwa, Tilt, Johnston, Robinson; Ojo, Evans, Solomor-Otabor (Gardner 77); Aasgaard (Clough 86); Dodoo (Whelan 90); Keane (Proctor 86). Subs: Evans, Perry, Long.

REF: Alan Young.

Just. Not. Good. Enough

Another disastrous defeat for Rovers and a body blow that could prove critical to their hopes of gatecrashing the play-offs.

They were better in the second half but they left themselves with far too much to do in a very poor first half performance where they were far too brittle and lacked the requisite urgency against a side who demonstrated it in spades.

Again they have been outbattled and outworked at key moments by an opposition team struggling for form, and they have got what they deserved yet again.

This situation is dire and, despite some brighter moments after the break, it shows little sign of improving any time soon.

It was a long time ago

FOUR minutes

John Bostock goes for goal from 20 yards but it’s a fairly comfortable save for Jamie Jones in the Wigan goal

It’s either an own goal or one from Will Keane.

And it’s all over from a Rovers perspective.

It was a rapid break from the visitors, the ball is worked out wide to Joe Dodoo, who drills the ball across goal and it appears that Keane bundled it in

Will Keane drills wide from 20 yards after great work from Joe Dodoo

Fej Okenabirhie replaces Josh Sims

And Gomes replacing Smith is confirmed

Madger Gomes looks set to come on for Matt Smith who is clearly injured

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