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John Oster takes the outswinging corner, Reece Brown has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.
Simon Gillett takes a shot. David James makes a save.
The referee blows for offside against James Hayter. David James takes the free kick.
Effort from just outside the box by Mustapha Dumbuya goes over the bar.
John Oster takes the outswinging corner, Jordan Spence manages to make a clearance.
Kyle Bennett takes a shot. Save by David James.
Milan Lalkovic produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.
Reece Brown is brought on as a substitute for Giles Barnes.
Inswinging corner taken by Giles Barnes from the left by-line.
Shot from just outside the area by Jon Stead goes over the bar.
Jon Stead replaces Nicky Maynard.
Shot from deep inside the area by Milan Lalkovic clears the crossbar.
Giles Barnes takes a shot. Save by David James.
The ball is sent over by Milan Lalkovic, James Hayter finds the net with a headed goal from inside the box. Doncaster 1-1 Bristol City.The assist for the goal came from Milan Lalkovic.
Giles Barnes decides to take a short corner.
Giles Barnes is adjudged to have handled the ball. Lewin Nyatanga takes the indirect free kick.
Marvin Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tommy Spurr. Free kick taken by Gary Woods.
Tommy Spurr decides to take a short corner.
Milan Lalkovic joins the action as a substitute, replacing Sam Hird.
Giles Barnes fouled by Albert Adomah, the ref awards a free kick. Albert Adomah goes into the referee's book. Free kick taken by Gary Woods. Brett Pitman is brought on as a substitute for Neil Kilkenny.
Cole Skuse challenges Kyle Bennett unfairly and gives away a Penalty. Penalty missed by James Hayter.
Tommy Spurr gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Albert Adomah. Jordan Spence takes the free kick.
Foul by Jordan Spence on Giles Barnes, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by George Friend.
(Bristol City) makes a substitution, with Martyn Woolford coming on for Jamie McAllister.
Simon Gillett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Albert Adomah. Neil Kilkenny takes the direct free kick.
James Hayter is flagged offside by the assistant referee. David James takes the indirect free kick.
Foul by James Wilson on Giles Barnes, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Giles Barnes, clearance by Marvin Elliott.
James O'Connor joins the action as a substitute, replacing Richard Naylor.
Albert Adomah fires in a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Doncaster 0-1 Bristol City.
Unfair challenge on Neil Kilkenny by Simon Gillett results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by James Wilson.
Shot by James Hayter from 20 yards. Save by David James.
Albert Adomah has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Mustapha Dumbuya takes a shot. David James makes a save.
The assistant referee signals for offside against James Hayter. Indirect free kick taken by David James.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Albert Adomah. Indirect free kick taken by Richard Naylor.
Jamal Campbell-Ryce fouled by Simon Gillett, the ref awards a free kick. Neil Kilkenny restarts play with the free kick.
John Oster takes a shot. Clearance made by James Wilson.
Short corner taken by Mustapha Dumbuya.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Albert Adomah on George Friend. Indirect free kick taken by Gary Woods.
The referee penalises John Oster for handball. Lewin Nyatanga takes the free kick.
Jamie McAllister takes the inswinging corner, Sam Hird manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Giles Barnes, clearance made by Jordan Spence.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Giles Barnes from the right by-line to the near post, Richard Naylor produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.
The referee blows for offside against Nicky Maynard. Richard Naylor takes the indirect free kick.
The referee penalises Jamal Campbell-Ryce for handball. Indirect free kick taken by Richard Naylor.
Corner taken right-footed by Giles Barnes.
John Oster fouled by Cole Skuse, the ref awards a free kick. John Oster takes the indirect free kick.
Unfair challenge on Giles Barnes by Cole Skuse results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Sam Hird.
Unfair challenge on Giles Barnes by Jamie McAllister results in a free kick. Sam Hird takes the indirect free kick.
Jamie McAllister is caught offside. Sam Hird takes the indirect free kick.
Jamie McAllister concedes a free kick for a foul on James Hayter. Free kick crossed right-footed by Giles Barnes.
The referee blows for offside against Nicky Maynard. Gary Woods takes the indirect free kick.
Lewin Nyatanga is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Giles Barnes takes the free kick.
Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Nicky Maynard goes wide of the left-hand post.
James Wilson challenges Kyle Bennett unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by John Oster from left wing, clearance by Lewin Nyatanga.
Hayter makes amends
James Hayter atoned for his second-half penalty miss by scoring the goal that earned Doncaster their first point of the season in a 1-1 draw with Bristol City.
After a dismal start to the campaign, Albert Adomah poured more misery on Sean O'Driscoll's beleaguered Rovers by netting on the stroke of half-time.
And, to the despair of the home fans, Hayter then blasted wide from the spot after Kyle Bennett was fouled in the box.
But, after pressing for an equaliser, Doncaster got it as Hayter turned the hero when he rose to head home Milan Lalkovic`s cross.
Doncaster headed into the game as the npower Championship's bottom side, pointless and having lost five of their last six games in all competitions.
The Robins had also endured a disappointing start to their campaign preceding the trip to the Keepmoat, winning only one of their opening four league games.
Rovers restored Mark Wilson and James O'Connor to the substitutes' bench after injury, with former England international David James replacing sidelined Robins goalkeeper Dean Gerken.
City threatened first, Nicky Maynard almost adding to his three-goal early-season haul with a fizzing shot that just missed Gary Woods' left-hand post after three minutes.
The hosts came close to an opener in the 24th minute when Richard Naylor connected with Giles Barnes' inswinging corner, but his header scraped over the crossbar.
Just before the break, Mustapha Dumbuya warmed James' palms with a long-distance drive, before Adomah directed a similar strike wide of Woods' goal.
Hayter might have given Rovers the advantage going into half-time with a right-footed volley, but James was equal to his attempt.
Yet it was the Robins that drew first blood in the 45th minute, Adomah manoeuvring into space in the penalty area and blasting home.
Hayter then spurned the chance to equalise from the penalty spot with 56 minutes on the clock. Cole Skuse brought down the onrushing Bennett, only for Hayter to power his spot-kick wide of the post.
But he was redeemed 10 minutes later.
Chelsea loanee Lalkovic stormed down the right wing to send a pinpoint cross in for Hayter, which he gratefully headed home.
Rovers, buoyed by their equaliser, turned up the heat on Keith Millen's side.
Barnes forced James to clutch at the ball with a shot from distance, with Lalkovic scooped the ball over the crossbar after finding good space on the edge of the box.
Jon Stead nearly summoned up a late blow to the resurgent Rovers in the 78th minute, angling his body to strike but miscuing his shot agonisingly over Woods' crossbar.
Reece Brown had an opportunity to produce a dramatic victory for Doncaster deep into injury time, but he clipped his header over the crossbar before the final whistle.
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