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  • Date:26 Dec 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Turf Moor
  • Attendance:16,756
  • Rodriguez - pen (36) Paterson (83)
    Sam Hird - og (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

95mins

Sam Hird gets a block in. Own goal by Sam Hird. Burnley 3-0 Doncaster.

93mins

Ross Wallace takes a inswinging corner.

93mins

Chris McCann takes a shot. Sam Hird gets a block in.

92mins

Charlie Austin concedes a free kick for a foul on Habib Beye. Sam Hird restarts play with the free kick.

91mins

Kyle Bennett has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

91mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Brian Stock, James Coppinger takes a shot. Brian Easton gets a block in.

90mins

James Hayter takes a shot. David Edgar gets a block in.

89mins

Marvin Bartley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Hayter. Direct free kick taken by Sam Hird.

89mins

James Coppinger takes a shot. Blocked by Brian Easton.

86mins

(Doncaster) makes a substitution, with James Hayter coming on for Giles Barnes. El-Hadji Diouf goes off and Herold Goulon comes on.

85mins

Martin Paterson leaves the field to be replaced by Charlie Austin.

85mins

Booking for Martin Paterson for unsporting behaviour.

84mins

Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Martin Paterson finds the net with a headed goal from close range. Burnley 2-0 Doncaster.Assist on the goal came from Jay Rodriguez.

82mins

Ross Wallace takes a shot. Habib Beye gets a block in.

81mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Martin Paterson. Free kick taken by Gary Woods.

80mins

Dean Marney challenges El-Hadji Diouf unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Brian Stock, save by Lee Grant.

79mins

Martin Paterson is caught offside. Gary Woods takes the free kick.

79mins

(Doncaster) makes a substitution, with Kyle Bennett coming on for Simon Gillett.

75mins

Ben Mee challenges Billy Sharp unfairly and gives away a free kick. Herita Ilunga takes the free kick.

74mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Brian Stock from the left by-line, save made by Lee Grant.

72mins

El-Hadji Diouf is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Lee Grant restarts play with the free kick.

70mins

Kieran Trippier takes a shot. Gary Woods gets a block in.

69mins

Giles Barnes fouled by Chris McCann, the ref awards a free kick. Marvin Bartley comes on in place of Junior Stanislas. Gary Woods restarts play with the free kick.

68mins

Effort on goal by Ross Wallace from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

67mins

Ross Wallace produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.

65mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ross Wallace, clearance made by El-Hadji Diouf.

65mins

The ball is delivered by Kieran Trippier, blocked by Herita Ilunga.

63mins

El-Hadji Diouf has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

62mins

Brian Easton comes on in place of Michael Duff.

61mins

Simon Gillett takes a shot. Dean Marney gets a block in.

57mins

Shot from just outside the box by Giles Barnes misses to the right of the target.

57mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Brian Stock played to the near post, clearance made by Michael Duff.

56mins

James Coppinger produces a volleyed right-footed shot from 25 yards. Lee Grant makes a save.

54mins

Chris McCann gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Giles Barnes. Caution for Chris McCann. Sam Hird restarts play with the free kick.

54mins

A cross is delivered by James Coppinger, save by Lee Grant.

53mins

Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Blocked by Gary Woods.

52mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Mee by James Coppinger. Free kick taken by Lee Grant.

50mins

Giles Barnes challenges Junior Stanislas unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lee Grant takes the free kick.

49mins

David Edgar challenges El-Hadji Diouf unfairly and gives away a free kick. Brian Stock crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance by Chris McCann.

47mins

Effort from outside the box by Jay Rodriguez goes wide right of the target.

46mins

Chris McCann takes a shot. Blocked by Giles Barnes.

46mins

Billy Sharp concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris McCann. David Edgar restarts play with the free kick.

46mins

Corner from the right by-line taken by Ross Wallace, Dean Marney takes a shot. Save by Gary Woods.

45mins

The referee gives a free kick against El-Hadji Diouf for handball. Indirect free kick taken by Kieran Trippier.

44mins

Giles Barnes has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide left of the goal.

39mins

Billy Sharp produces a header from deep inside the area and strikes the post.

38mins

The official flags Martin Paterson offside. Gary Woods takes the indirect free kick.

35mins

Sam Hird challenges Chris McCann unfairly and gives away a Penalty. The referee books Habib Beye for dissent. Jay Rodriguez scores a power penalty. Burnley 1-0 Doncaster.

34mins

Shot from just outside the box by James Coppinger misses to the right of the target.

33mins

Corner taken right-footed by Brian Stock to the near post, clearance made by Jay Rodriguez.

32mins

Effort on goal by James Coppinger from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

29mins

Foul by Brian Stock on Kieran Trippier, free kick awarded. Brian Stock receives a yellow card. Free kick taken by Kieran Trippier.

28mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Mee by Giles Barnes. Dean Marney restarts play with the free kick.

25mins

Junior Stanislas takes a shot. Herita Ilunga gets a block in.

23mins

Corner taken by Brian Stock from the right by-line, David Edgar manages to make a clearance.

22mins

Inswinging corner taken by Ross Wallace, Giles Barnes manages to make a clearance.

22mins

Ross Wallace takes a shot. Simon Gillett gets a block in.

21mins

Chris McCann takes a shot. Save by Gary Woods.

21mins

The ball is delivered by Kieran Trippier, Martin Paterson takes a shot.

20mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ross Wallace.

19mins

Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Giles Barnes gets a block in.

17mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brian Stock by Junior Stanislas. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Simon Gillett.

16mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brian Stock by Dean Marney. Direct free kick taken by Gary Woods.

15mins

Simon Gillett concedes a free kick for a foul on Ross Wallace. Direct free kick taken by Michael Duff.

12mins

Corner taken by Junior Stanislas from the left by-line, Habib Beye manages to make a clearance.

12mins

Junior Stanislas takes a shot. Blocked by James O'Connor.

11mins

Jay Rodriguez produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

10mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Junior Stanislas.

10mins

Effort from just outside the area by Dean Marney goes over the bar.

9mins

Corner taken left-footed by Ross Wallace to the near post, Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Blocked by James O'Connor.

8mins

Junior Stanislas takes a shot. Blocked by Sam Hird.

7mins

Foul by Simon Gillett on Ross Wallace, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Ross Wallace from right wing, Sam Hird manages to make a clearance.

6mins

Jay Rodriguez is caught offside. Herita Ilunga restarts play with the free kick.

5mins

The ball is sent over by El-Hadji Diouf, Kieran Trippier makes a clearance.

4mins

Corner taken right-footed by Junior Stanislas to the near post, El-Hadji Diouf makes a clearance.

2mins

Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Sam Hird gets a block in.

2mins

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Lee Grant.

Match Preview

Burnley have Ings on their mind Danny Ings and Brian Jensen remain Burnley's only absentees for the clash with Doncaster. Striker Ings, a summer signing from Bournemouth, has yet to feature for the Clarets due to an ongoing knee injury and is still believed to be a couple of weeks away from a return. Goalkeeper Jensen, meanwhile, is suffering with a groin problem, although he could be back as early as mid-January. Following Burnley's last encounter - a 1-0 victory at Brighton - manager Eddie Howe suggested a couple of players had picked up bumps and bruises. However, that is to be expected at this time of year and there are not thought to be any additions to the injury list. The Clarets enter the fixture on the back of four league wins in their last five games. Doncaster will be boosted by the return of Pascal Chimbonda and El-Hadji Diouf. Defender Chimbonda (hip) has been missing since early November, while forward Diouf (knee), who penned a new deal on Friday, last played in the goalless draw with Watford later that month. However, both could be back to soften the blow of losing striker Marc-Antoine Fortune, who was this week recalled by parent club West Brom. Midfielder Heron Gouloun will face a late test on a hamstring injury while long-term injury victim Martin Woods is a week away from fitness after a troublesome groin injury. Rovers have beaten Southampton and Leicester in two of their last three npower Championship outings and are two points from safety ahead of the Turf Moor clash.

Formation:442Manager: Eddie Howe

Burnley

Formation: 433Manager: Dean Saunders

Doncaster

  • Lee Grant
  • Kieran Trippier
  • Michael Duff
  • David Edgar
  • Ben Mee
  • Ross Wallace
  • Dean Marney
  • Chris McCann
  • Junior Stanislas
  • Jay Rodriguez
  • Martin Paterson
  • SUBS
  • Jon Stewart
  • Sam Vokes
  • Marvin Bartley
  • Charlie Austin
  • Brian Easton

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Match Report

Clarets continue fine form Martin Paterson marked his first start at Turf Moor since August with a goal as Burnley made it five wins out of six in the npower Championship with a 3-0 victory over Doncaster. A thigh injury suffered in the opening day draw with Watford ruled Paterson out for three months, but he delighted the home faithful by netting his side's second goal four minutes from time, heading home after Jay Rodriguez rattled the crossbar. Top scorer Rodriguez gave Burnley the advantage at half-time, clinically dispatching a penalty after Doncaster's Sam Hird was adjudged to have fouled Chris McCann. Defender Hird completed a miserable afternoon by putting through his own net in stoppage time. The result means Burnley move to within three points of the top six at the season's halfway point, while Doncaster, who hit the post through Billy Sharp before half-time, remain in the relegation zone two points from safety. Winger Junior Stanislas came into the Burnley starting XI as Marvin Bartley dropped to the bench. El Hadji Diouf, fresh from signing an 18-month contract extension at the Keepmoat Stadium, returned to the Doncaster side following a spell on the sidelines with a hamstring injury, while defender Pascal Chimbonda recovered sufficiently from his hip problem to earn a place among the substitutes. Doncaster started on the front foot, but a cleverly worked Burnley corner in the ninth minute ended with Rovers defender Herita Ilunga clearing Rodriguez's effort off the line. Eddie Howe's side started to bombard the visitors' area and Rodriguez's header was off target from Ben Mee's long throw before James O'Connor got in the way of a goalbound Stanislas shot. Rovers weathered the storm and James Coppinger might have given them the lead with half an hour gone, only to hesitate on receipt of Diouf's pass before firing over from the edge of the box. Ten minutes before the interval Hird and Clarets skipper McCann came together in the area and, after some hesitation, referee David Webb pointed to the spot. Rodriguez made no mistake from 12 yards, drilling straight down the middle for his 12th goal of the season. Doncaster almost found an instant response as a measured move ended with Sharp's glancing header from Brian Stock's cross striking the post. Gary Woods was sharply out of his goal to stop Paterson doubling Burnley's lead, while Rovers midfielder Giles Barnes should have ensured matters were all square at the break when he side-footed wide from close range. Woods was forced to extinguish trouble of his own making seven minutes into the second half as Rodriguez pounced to dispossess Simon Gillet from the goalkeeper's poor clearance and drew a sharp save with a well hit drive. Coppinger unleashed a dipping volley in the 25th minute that a backpedalling Lee Grant superbly tipped around the post. As Doncaster pushed for an equaliser, gaps were starting to appear for Burnley on the break and Ross Wallace drilled into the side netting after been driven wide by Habib Beye. The second goal arrived in the 84th minute as Beye's headed clearance was thundered against the crossbar by Rodriguez and, with Woods prone, Paterson reacted quickest to nod into an empty net. James Hayter replaced a frustrated Diouf and almost reduced the arrears in the closing minutes, but David Edgar hacked his close-range effort to safety. Doncaster's misery was complete in stoppage when a searching Kieran Trippier cross was headed back across goal by Rodriguez and Hird put through his own goal.

Form Guide

    LWWWLW
  • Burnley
  • VS
  • Doncaster
  • LDLWLW

Last Meetings

  • Doncaster
  • 1 - 0
  • Burnley
  • 01/02/2011
  • Burnley
  • 1 - 1
  • Doncaster
  • 09/11/2010
  • Doncaster
  • 2 - 1
  • Burnley
  • 28/12/2008
  • Burnley
  • 0 - 0
  • Doncaster
  • 22/11/2008
  • Doncaster
  • 2 - 0
  • Burnley
  • 28/12/1936
  • Burnley
  • 3 - 0
  • Doncaster
  • 25/12/1936

Top Scorers

Burnley

  • C Austin 8
  • J Rodriguez 6
  • R Wallace 5
  • C McCann 4
  • D Edgar 2
  • M Bartley 2
  • K Treacy 2
  • S Vokes 2
  • K Trippier 1

Doncaster

  • B Sharp 8
  • J Hayter 2
  • E Diouf 2
  • S Gillett 2
  • J Oster 1
  • B Stock 1
  • K Bennett 1

Goals

Burnley

    • Total goals 63
    • Goals per game 32
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Doncaster

    • Total goals 50
    • Goals per game 19
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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