RECAP: Doncaster Rovers 3 Blackpool 2 - Incredible comeback earns superb win

Doncaster Rovers came back from two goals down to beat on-form Blackpool in a superb about-turn at the Keepmoat.

By Liam Hoden
Tuesday, 24th November 2020, 2:38 pm
Updated Tuesday, 24th November 2020, 11:23 pm
Doncaster Rovers v Blackpool
Doncaster Rovers v Blackpool

Recap the events of the game below.

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Doncaster Rovers 3 Blackpool 2

Last updated: Tuesday, 24 November, 2020, 20:54

  • GOAL: Yates (10 pen), Hamilton (38), John (48), James (52), Whiteman (76 pen)
  • Rovers looking for second league win in six
  • Visitors Blackpool have won their last three, or five in all competitions
  • ONE change for Rovers. OUT: Lokilo. IN: Coppinger
  • ROVERS: Lumley; Halliday, Wright, Anderson, John; Whiteman, James; Coppinger (Richards 46), Smith, Sims; Okenabirhie. Subs: Jones, Butler, Amos, Ravenhill, Williams, Lokilo.
  • BLACKPOOL: Maxwell; Turton (Gabriel 81), Ekpiteta, Gretarsson, Husband (Mitchell 81), Dougal, Robson (Ward 86), Hamilton, Kaikai (Anderson 81), Madine, Yates (Woodburn 81). Subs: Sims, Ballard.

What a comeback from Rovers! And what a win that was!

The entire Blackpool travelling party erupted in shouts for a penalty after the ball appeared to strike Brad Halliday’s arm. I’d like to see it again.

THREE minutes

8.38 Four-way substitution for Blackpool

OFF: James Husband, Sully Kaikai, Jerry Yates, Ollie Turton

ON: Demerti Mitchell, Keshi Anderson, Ben Woodburn, Jordan Gabriel

8.34 GGGOOOAAALLLL!!! ROVERS!!!!

Ben Whiteman slots in and Rovers are ahead! What a turnaround!

A confident penalty as he slots into the bottom corner.

8.33 PENALTY TO ROVERS!!!

A foul on Matt Smith and Roers have a chance from the spot.

Ben Whiteman will take it.

Daniel Gretarsson, Blackpool, 68 minutes

Brad Halliday, Doncaster Rovers, 66 minutes

Josh Sims, Doncaster Rovers, 59 minutes

This game is now so open and could easily go either way.

Blackpool are seeing more of the ball now after Rovers’ impactful start to the half.

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