LiveRECAP: Oxford United 3 Doncaster Rovers 0: Horrendous night brings heavy defeat
A triple first half blast saw Doncaster Rovers slump to a heavy defeat at Oxford United.
Recap the events of the evening on the blog service below.
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Oxford United 3 Doncaster Rovers 0
Last updated: Tuesday, 16 March, 2021, 21:37
GOAL: Taylor (18, 41), Shodipo (44)
OXFORD: Stevens; Hanson, Moore, Atkinson, Ruffels; Kelly (Grayson 76), Gorrin, Brannagan (Sykes 76); Shodipo (Hall 84), Taylor (Agyei 76), Barker (Lee 60). Subs: Eastwood, Chambers-Parillon.
ROVERS: Jones; Halliday, Wright, Anderson, Amos (Horton 62); Smith, Greaves (Gomes 62); Coppinger (Williams 73), Richards, Simoes (Lokilo 57); Okenabirhie. Subs: Balcombe, Blythe, John.
REF: Ben Toner (Lancashire)
Horrible, and another big blow to the confidence
It started brightly but quickly went downhill and by half time it was done and dusted.
Architects of their own downfall in the first half, they lacked the attacking quality to fire Rovers back into the game.
An awful one and more concerns raised.
8.54pm All over
A heavy defeat for Rovers
90+3 Over the bar
Fejiri Okenabirhie fires well over on the turn after a knockdown by Branden Horton
90min ADDED TIME
89min Almost four
Dan Agyei powers forward and drives a low shot narrowly wide, grazing the post.
84min A decent shot!
Madger Gomes stings the palms of Jack Stevens with a shot from 25 yards after a lay off. That;s about as good as it’s got for Rovers tonight
Taylor Richards shoots from distance but it’s easy for Jack Stevens in the Oxford goal
Matt Smith feeds into Fejiri Okenabirhie hut he blasts well over the bar
Dan Agyei fires narrowly wide from the edge of the area for Oxford
Ed Williams replaces James Coppinger
62min Double switch
Madger Gomes replaces AJ Greaves while Branden Horton is on for his league debut in place of Danny Amos
60min Greaves done
AJ Greaves has left the pitch. Rovers are preparing to send on Madger Gomes with Branden Horton also set to come on.
59min More concern
AJ Greaves is down now and receiving treatment. Rovers really can’t lose any more to injury
Jason Lokilo replaces Elliot Simoes