Doncaster 1-2 Walsall: Match Report
Doncaster 1-2 Walsall: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.
Rovers slip to another loss
Title-chasing Doncaster suffered a second successive npower League One defeat as they lost 2-1 to Walsall at the Keepmoat Stadium.
The Saddlers grabbed an early lead when skipper Andy Butler headed home from a second-minute corner.
Yet Rovers drew level on 16 minutes, striker Billy Paynter capitalising on a kind deflection from Chris Brown's header to poke the ball home from close range.
Rovers continued to take the game to the visitors and had two claims for first-half penalties rejected by the referee.
Brown headed wide from a cross after Febian Brandy had gone close to punishing a defensive mix-up.
Doncaster skipper Rob Jones headed over on 67 minutes after David Cotterill's 30-yard try had hit the crossbar.
Rovers goalkeeper Gary Woods saved well from substitute Craig Westcarr at the expense of a corner.
Woods also did well to keep out San Mantom's 20-yard effort on 73 minutes.
Brandy then won the goal for Walsall nine minutes later by cutting past Tommy Spurr and slotting the ball home.
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