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  • Date:02 Jan 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Keepmoat Stadium
  • Attendance:11,446
  • Hayter (13) Bennett (88)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94mins

Ricardo Vaz Te takes a shot. Save made by David Button.

92mins

Bobby Hassell takes a shot. Save made by David Button.

90mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Brian Stock on Bobby Hassell. Bobby Hassell takes the free kick.

89mins

A goal is scored by Kyle Bennett from just outside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Doncaster 2-0 Barnsley.Assist by James Coppinger.

88mins

James Coppinger takes a shot. Save made by Luke Steele.

87mins

Bobby Hassell challenges Brian Stock unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sam Hird takes the indirect free kick.

86mins

The ball is crossed by Ricardo Vaz Te, save by David Button.

84mins

Corner from left by-line taken by Jay McEveley.

82mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James O'Connor by Craig Davies. Indirect free kick taken by David Button.

80mins

Andy Gray takes a shot. David Button makes a brilliant save.

79mins

Inswinging corner taken by Reuben Noble-Lazarus from the left by-line, James Coppinger manages to make a clearance.

79mins

Corner from left by-line taken by Jay McEveley.

78mins

Billy Sharp takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.

77mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Gray by Simon Gillett. Indirect free kick taken by Craig Davies.

76mins

James Coppinger takes a shot. Save made by Luke Steele.

75mins

Corner taken by Kyle Bennett, clearance made by Scott Wiseman.

74mins

Kyle Bennett takes a outswinging corner.

73mins

James Coppinger produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal. Corner taken by Kyle Bennett from the left by-line played to the near post.

72mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jimmy McNulty by James Hayter. Jay McEveley restarts play with the free kick.

68mins

Corner from the left by-line taken by Reuben Noble-Lazarus, James O'Connor makes a clearance. Andy Gray is brought on as a substitute for Miles Addison.

65mins

Unfair challenge on Ricardo Vaz Te by Adam Lockwood results in a free kick. Jay McEveley takes the indirect free kick. Adam Lockwood goes into the book.

63mins

Kyle Bennett takes a shot. Luke Steele makes a comfortable save.

59mins

Reuben Noble-Lazarus takes the outswinging corner, Close range header by Jimmy McNulty goes over the crossbar.

58mins

A cross is delivered by James Coppinger.

56mins

Brian Stock takes the outswinging corner, Craig Davies makes a clearance.

55mins

Simon Gillett takes a shot. Save made by Luke Steele.

54mins

Outswinging corner taken by Brian Stock from the right by-line played to the near post.

53mins

Reuben Noble-Lazarus is brought on as a substitute for Matty Done.

49mins

Kyle Bennett takes a shot. Comfortable save by Luke Steele.

47mins

Corner taken by Brian Stock from the left by-line, clearance by Jimmy McNulty.

47mins

Simon Gillett takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.

47mins

Miles Addison concedes a free kick for a foul on James Hayter. David Button restarts play with the free kick.

46mins

Scott Wiseman gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Herita Ilunga. Free kick taken by Herita Ilunga.

44mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Craig Davies. Free kick taken by David Button.

41mins

Outswinging corner taken by Brian Stock.

40mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Simon Gillett by Miles Addison. Herita Ilunga restarts play with the free kick. Miles Addison goes into the book.

39mins

Centre by Billy Sharp, Close range effort by Kyle Bennett clears the crossbar.

37mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Davies on Brian Stock. Free kick taken by Herita Ilunga.

35mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bobby Hassell by James Hayter. The ball is sent over by Stephen Foster, Ricardo Vaz Te produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

35mins

Shot on goal by Ricardo Vaz Te from just inside the area goes over the target.

34mins

Corner taken left-footed by Matty Done to the near post, clearance by James Coppinger.

32mins

Brian Stock gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ricardo Vaz Te. Bobby Hassell takes the indirect free kick. Brian Stock receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

31mins

Simon Gillett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Perkins. Jimmy McNulty takes the indirect free kick.

29mins

Matty Done gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James O'Connor. Herita Ilunga takes the indirect free kick.

27mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Billy Sharp by Miles Addison. Brian Stock restarts play with the free kick.

26mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by James Coppinger on David Perkins. Indirect free kick taken by Luke Steele.

19mins

Craig Davies takes a shot. Save made by David Button.

16mins

Ricardo Vaz Te takes a shot. Save made by David Button.

14mins

James Hayter scores a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Doncaster 1-0 Barnsley.Assist by Billy Sharp.

13mins

The referee blows for offside against Simon Gillett. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.

11mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Billy Sharp. Stephen Foster restarts play with the free kick.

9mins

Adam Lockwood joins the action as a substitute, replacing George Friend. Corner taken by Bobby Hassell from the left by-line.

6mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Wiseman by Herita Ilunga. Bobby Hassell takes the indirect free kick.

5mins

The ball is swung over by Scott Wiseman.

3mins

Inswinging corner taken by Brian Stock.

2mins

Billy Sharp takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.

Match Preview

Chimbonda blow for Rovers Doncaster are expected to be without defender Pascal Chimbonda when they host South Yorkshire rivals Barnsley. Chimbonda, who recently penned an extended contract at the Keepmoat Stadium until the end of the season, had been sidelined with a hip flexor problem and broke down 25 minutes into his return in the 4-1 defeat to Watford. On-loan Blackburn midfielder Herold Goulon is unavailable after being sent off for two bookable offences at Vicarage Road and his place is expected to be taken by Brian Stock, who returns from a suspension of his own. Defender Habib Beye is also banned after collecting his fifth booking in eight appearance for Rovers, which could pave the way for fellow Senegal international Lamine Diatta to make his debut. Boss Dean Saunders could have new signings Damien Plessis, Mamadou Bagayoko and Habib Bamogo available if international clearance has been granted in time. Barnsley will be without skipper Jacob Butterfield for the derby clash. Butterfield injured knee ligaments following a robust challenge from Leeds midfielder Michael Brown in Saturday's win over Leeds and will be sidelined for three to four weeks. Tykes manager Keith Hill is already without fellow midfielders Danny Drinkwater (thigh), on loan from Manchester United, and Jim O'Brien (stomach muscle), while defender Miles Addison played the last game of his loan spell on Saturday and has returned to Derby. Ricardo Vaz Te stepped off the substitutes' bench to fire a hat-trick against Leeds and could be recalled to the starting line-up. Hill chose not to include teenagers John Stones and Paul Digby in the squad for the Leeds game, but could be tempted with his small squad now down to the bare bones.

Formation:442Manager: Dean Saunders

Doncaster

Formation: 442Manager: Keith Hill

Barnsley

  • David Button
  • James O'Connor
  • George Friend
  • Sam Hird
  • Herita Ilunga
  • Kyle Bennett
  • Brian Stock
  • Simon Gillett
  • James Coppinger
  • Billy Sharp
  • James Hayter
  • SUBS
  • Gary Woods
  • Adam Lockwood
  • Giles Barnes
  • Mustapha Dumbuya
  • Lamine Diatta

Home

Away

Match Report

Rovers on the up after win Doncaster moved off the bottom of the npower Championship table after goals from James Hayter and Kyle Bennett gave them a 2-0 win over Barnsley at the Keepmoat Stadium. The home side looked dangerous right from the start and went ahead after 14 minutes when the impressive Billy Sharp set up Hayter. Barnsley looked leggy from their exertions in the 4-1 win over Leeds on New Year's Eve but pressed forward in search of an equaliser in the second half, only for Bennett to lash home from 20 yards in the final minute and seal a third consecutive home win. The result saw Dean Saunders' side replaced at the bottom of the league by Coventry, while Barnsley slipped down to 16th place. Doncaster came flying out the traps and Barnsley goalkeeper Luke Steele was forced into a good save from Sharp's shot with only two minutes on the clock. Rovers defender George Friend was forced off injured and replaced by Adam Lockwood but the home side continued to press and took the lead with less than quarter of an hour gone. Brian Stock played a pass over the top to Sharp, who beat his man before cutting the ball back for Hayter to side-foot home his fourth goal of the season. Following his hat-trick heroics against Leeds, Ricardo Vaz Te was kept quiet by the Doncaster defence but he wasted a glorious chance to equalise 10 minutes before the break. Stephen Foster curled in a dangerous free-kick and the ball was flicked into the path of the Portuguese but he fired wide from close range. At the other end, Sharp was causing Barnsley all sorts of problems and he peeled away on the left before playing a fine ball into Bennett who failed to convert under pressure from Jim McNulty. In first-half injury-time, Simon Gillett linked up well with Bennett before firing in a shot from 12 yards which was beaten away by Steele. Barnsley boss Keith Hill brought Reuben Noble-Lazarus on for Matty Done shortly after the break and the youngster whipped in a corner which found McNulty who headed over. Soon after a header from Lockwood fell to Scott Wiseman, who saw his shot saved by Button as Barnsley began to turn the screw. Hill sacrificed midfielder Miles Addison to bring on striker Andy Gray in a bid to get back into the game but Doncaster continued to look dangerous themselves. James Coppinger twice went close before Sharp's header was saved by Steele. Barnsley had Steele to thank for keeping them in the game when he saved from Coppinger but moments later a poor clearance from Foster fell to Bennett who fired into the top left-hand corner to complete the win.

Form Guide

    LWLWLL
  • Doncaster
  • VS
  • Barnsley
  • WWLLLW

Last Meetings

  • Barnsley
  • 2 - 0
  • Doncaster
  • 19/11/2011
  • Barnsley
  • 2 - 2
  • Doncaster
  • 25/04/2011
  • Doncaster
  • 0 - 2
  • Barnsley
  • 25/01/2011
  • Barnsley
  • 0 - 1
  • Doncaster
  • 27/03/2010
  • Doncaster
  • 0 - 1
  • Barnsley
  • 17/10/2009
  • Doncaster
  • 0 - 1
  • Barnsley
  • 28/10/2008

Top Scorers

Doncaster

  • B Sharp 9
  • J Hayter 2
  • E Diouf 2
  • S Gillett 2
  • J Oster 1
  • B Stock 1
  • K Bennett 1

Barnsley

  • R Vaz Te 10
  • C Davies 8
  • J Butterfield 5
  • A Gray 3
  • M Done 2
  • S Foster 1
  • J McNulty 1
  • J O'Brien 1
  • D Drinkwater 1

Goals

Doncaster

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

Barnsley

    • Total goals 78
    • Goals per game 35
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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