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Booking for Gary Woods for time wasting.
Corner taken by David Cotterill.
Magnus Okuonghae concedes a free kick for a foul on James Husband. Magnus Okuonghae is given a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Martin Woods.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Clinton Morrison by Rob Jones. Direct free kick taken by Anthony Wordsworth.
Anthony Wordsworth produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Iain Hume. Mark Cousins takes the indirect free kick.
Chris Brown goes off and Iain Hume comes on.
David Cotterill produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.
James Harper joins the action as a substitute, replacing David Syers.
Anthony Wordsworth replaces Kem Izzet.
Kyle Bennett goes off and James Husband comes on.
Handball decision goes against Brian Wilson. Brian Wilson is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by David Cotterill. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by David Cotterill.
Michael Rose takes a inswinging corner to the near post, David Syers makes a clearance.
David Syers is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Cousins.
Clinton Morrison on for Andy Bond.
Tommy Spurr challenges Brian Wilson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Michael Rose takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Michael Rose, Freddie Sears takes a shot. Blocked by Jamie McCombe. Inswinging corner taken by Michael Rose from the right by-line played to the near post, David Syers makes a clearance.
Kyle Bennett takes a shot. Save by Mark Cousins.
Shot from deep inside the area by Kyle Bennett clears the bar.
Andy Bond heads into his own net. Colchester 1-2 Doncaster.Assist by David Cotterill.
Freddie Sears fouled by Tommy Spurr, the ref awards a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Andy Bond, save by Gary Woods.
Paul Keegan is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Booking for Paul Keegan for unsporting behaviour. Mark Cousins takes the indirect free kick.
Kyle Bennett takes a shot. Save made by Mark Cousins.
Shot by David Syers from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
Effort on goal by Marcus Bean from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Rob Jones on Gavin Massey. Michael Rose has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.
Jamie McCombe is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Michael Rose takes the direct free kick.
Magnus Okuonghae finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Colchester 1-1 Doncaster.
Caution for David Syers.
Corner taken by Michael Rose. Michael Rose takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ian Henderson played to the near post, Effort from deep inside the area by Gavin Massey misses to the right of the target.
Freddie Sears takes a shot. Gary Woods makes a save.
Jamie McCombe fouled by Ian Henderson, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Keegan.
Paul Keegan concedes a free kick for a foul on Gavin Massey. Strike on goal comes in from Michael Rose from the free kick.
Magnus Okuonghae concedes a free kick for a foul on Kyle Bennett. David Cotterill takes the direct free kick.
Paul Keegan challenges Gavin Massey unfairly and gives away a free kick. Strike comes in from Andy Bond from the free kick, Corner taken left-footed by Michael Rose to the near post, Rob Jones makes a clearance. Martin Woods manages to make a clearance.
Effort from the edge of the box by David Syers goes wide of the left-hand post.
Goal scored by David Cotterill from just outside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Colchester 0-1 Doncaster.Paul Quinn provided the assist for the goal.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by David Cotterill, Andy Bond manages to make a clearance.
Colchester lost for Wordsworth
Anthony Wordsworth is likely to miss Colchester's home clash against Doncaster.
The midfielder went down during the latter stages of last weekend's 1-0 defeat at Brentford fearing he had broken his leg but instead suffered only severe bruising to his ankle.
Wordsworth is hopeful of a swift return against Rovers but manager Jon Ward is likely to take a more cautious approach and rest him for Tuesday's visit of Crawley or even next weekend's trip to Scunthorpe.
Winger Karl Duguid missed out against Brentford altogether with a knee complaint and he is set for around two weeks on the sidelines.
But the U's are expected to be boosted by the availability of midfielder John-Joe O'Toole, who has returned to full training following a groin problem.
Doncaster have no new problems to contend with.
Rovers have been out of action since losing 2-1 at Yeovil on September 1 as last weekend's scheduled home fixture against Oldham was postponed due to the Latics receiving international call ups.
New signing Iain Hume is still not ready for a start. Hume, who joined Rovers on loan from Preston at the end of August, made his debut as a second-half substitute against Yeovil but the Canada international striker is still short of match fitness.
"Iain is nowhere near full match fitness because he's not kicked a ball all summer at Preston," said Saunders, who is hoping to bolster his small squad with loan signings. "He's been training in the gym so he's having a few niggles now he's training properly with us."
Saunders may look to rotate his side after losing back-to-back league games by the odd goal against Crawley and Yeovil.
The former Wales boss has defenders James Husband and Shelton Martis, midfielders James Harper and Paul Keegan and striker Robbie Blake all available should he wish to make changes.
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