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  • Date:17 Dec 2010
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Keepmoat Stadium
  • Hayter (21)
    Stock (90)
  • McDonald (3)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:11 +3.11

Brian Stock fires in a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Doncaster 2-1 Middlesbrough.Outswinging corner taken by Dean Shiels,

92:18 +2.18

Corner taken by John Oster from the right by-line.

92:00 +2.00

Dean Shiels takes a shot. Save made by Jason Steele.

88:56

The ball is sent over by Marvin Emnes.

87:49

Brian Stock fouled by Kevin Thomson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Byron Webster.

87:07

Dean Shiels is brought on as a substitute for James Coppinger.

85:21

Joseph Mills concedes a free kick for a foul on Kris Boyd. Free kick taken by Kevin Thomson.

84:01

Shelton Martis leaves the field to be replaced by Byron Webster.

83:35

Corner taken by Barry Robson played to the near post.

82:31

Centre by Tarmo Kink, David Wheater produces a right-footed shot from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

81:56

Kevin Thomson takes the inswinging corner, James Hayter makes a clearance.

81:39

Tarmo Kink takes a shot. Save by Neil Sullivan.

80:33

Corner taken left-footed by Kevin Thomson from the right by-line, Brian Stock manages to make a clearance.

79:09

John Oster crosses the ball, Effort on goal by James Hayter from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

78:43

Corner crossed in by John Oster, clearance by Barry Robson.

77:52

Tarmo Kink is brought on as a substitute for Julio Arca.

76:34

James Coppinger takes a shot from 12 yards. Save by Jason Steele.

75:36

Unfair challenge on Barry Robson by Shelton Martis results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Kevin Thomson.

74:44

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary O'Neil by Mark Wilson. Joe Bennett restarts play with the free kick.

71:59

Corner taken right-footed by Gary O'Neil, Sam Hird makes a clearance.

69:37

Effort from the edge of the area by John Oster goes wide of the left-hand upright.

69:00

Corner taken right-footed by James Coppinger from the right by-line, clearance by Joe Bennett.

68:13

Leroy Lita leaves the field to be replaced by Kris Boyd.

67:57

Joseph Mills produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

67:45

Joseph Mills produces a drilled left-footed shot from 12 yards. Save by Jason Steele.

66:11

Gary O'Neil is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Neil Sullivan takes the free kick.

65:32

Gary O'Neil takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Adam Lockwood.

65:08

Leroy Lita takes a shot. Save by Neil Sullivan.

64:24

(Doncaster) makes a substitution, with Joseph Mills coming on for Dennis Souza.

62:30

The offside flag is raised against Leroy Lita. Neil Sullivan restarts play with the free kick.

60:42

Barry Robson is brought on as a substitute for Scott McDonald.

57:29

Brian Stock has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.

56:03

Billy Sharp takes a shot. Jason Steele makes a save.

53:05

The offside flag is raised against Leroy Lita. Neil Sullivan takes the direct free kick.

52:30

Matthew Bates concedes a free kick for a foul on Billy Sharp. Shelton Martis restarts play with the free kick.

49:47

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Julio Arca by James Coppinger. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

47:41

Gary O'Neil takes the inswinging corner, James Coppinger manages to make a clearance.

46:49

A cross is delivered by Gary O'Neil, Leroy Lita takes a shot. Save by Neil Sullivan.

46:13

Corner taken by Gary O'Neil.

45:44 +0.44

Corner taken by Kevin Thomson, clearance by John Oster.

45:22 +0.22

Leroy Lita takes a shot. Blocked by James Hayter.

44:42

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Kevin Thomson from the right by-line.

41:11

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brian Stock by Scott McDonald. John Oster restarts play with the free kick.

38:04

Effort on goal by Gary O'Neil from long range goes harmlessly over the target.

37:42

Unfair challenge on Leroy Lita by Brian Stock results in a free kick. Kevin Thomson takes the direct free kick.

37:00

The ball is delivered by John Oster.

35:35

Scott McDonald is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Direct free kick taken by Shelton Martis.

33:36

Mark Wilson concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Bennett. Joe Bennett restarts play with the free kick.

32:03

Free kick awarded for a foul by Brian Stock on Marvin Emnes. Free kick taken by Kevin Thomson.

29:38

Unfair challenge on Kevin Thomson by Brian Stock results in a free kick. Kevin Thomson restarts play with the free kick.

28:41

John Oster decides to take the corner short, Foul by James Coppinger on Julio Arca, free kick awarded. Jason Steele takes the free kick.

27:52

The assistant referee signals for offside against Scott McDonald. Dennis Souza takes the free kick.

27:14

Shot from just outside the area by Marvin Emnes goes over the bar.

27:02

Justin Hoyte sends in a cross, clearance by Adam Lockwood.

25:22

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Gary O'Neil, Adam Lockwood makes a clearance.

21:47

James Hayter scores a headed goal from close in. Doncaster 1-1 Middlesbrough.Billy Sharp provided the assist for the goal.

19:00

Shelton Martis crosses the ball.

15:27

The ball is swung over by Shelton Martis, Matthew Bates manages to make a clearance.

13:55

Mark Wilson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marvin Emnes. Direct free kick taken by Joe Bennett.

12:41

James Hayter takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

12:10

The referee gives a free kick against Dennis Souza for handball. Direct free kick taken by David Wheater.

11:29

James Coppinger takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Leroy Lita.

11:11

Billy Sharp takes a shot. Leroy Lita gets a block in.

9:57

Mark Wilson produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

9:34

Corner taken by James Coppinger, Leroy Lita manages to make a clearance.

9:20

James Coppinger sends in a cross, David Wheater makes a clearance.

7:38

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Gary O'Neil from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Sam Hird.

7:20

Marvin Emnes delivers the ball, clearance made by Adam Lockwood.

5:48

Gary O'Neil concedes a free kick for a foul on John Oster. Brian Stock restarts play with the free kick.

3:34

Scott McDonald scores a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Doncaster 0-1 Middlesbrough.Marvin Emnes provided the assist for the goal.

2:18

Inswinging corner taken by Gary O'Neil, Header from deep inside the area by David Wheater goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

1:23

Justin Hoyte crosses the ball, clearance made by Sam Hird.

The match begins.

The half-time whistle blows.

The second half begins.

The referee ends the match.

Match Preview

Rovers return for duo Doncaster pair Byron Webster and Martin Woods will return to the squad for the home clash with Middlesbrough. Webster has been recalled from his loan spell at Hereford to boost manager Sean O'Driscoll's defence while midfielder Woods has been out for just over a month with a groin problem. Defender Mustapha Dumbuya has been ruled out for six weeks due to knee cartilage damage but on-loan Southampton defender Joe Mills is expected to return to the substitutes' bench following an ankle injury that has kept him sidelined since early November. Centre-half Wayne Thomas and full-back James O'Connor are doubtful with respective calf injuries as Rovers look to bounce back from last week's 5-1 thrashing at Leicester with a second win in six league matches. Middlesbrough will monitor David Wheater and Nicky Bailey ahead of the trip. Both players have missed training sessions this week because of niggles but boss Tony Mowbray is hopeful they will be fit. Centre-half Wheater is expected to return to the starting line-up after sitting out the home victory against Cardiff through suspension. He will probably replace Seb Hines, who made his first start of the season last weekend. Bailey has adapted well to a new role in front of the back four. He linked up alongside Kevin Thomson against Cardiff, which allowed Boro's wide players to push further forward. Fellow midfielder Barry Robson and striker Leroy Lita have recovered from illness and should return to the squad.

Formation:4411Manager: Sean O'Driscoll

Doncaster

Formation: 442Manager: Tony Mowbray

Middlesbrough

  • Neil Sullivan
  • Shelton Martis
  • Sam Hird
  • Adam Lockwood
  • Dennis Souza
  • James Coppinger
  • John Oster
  • Brian Stock
  • Mark Wilson
  • James Hayter
  • Billy Sharp
  • SUBS
  • Gary Woods
  • David Healy
  • Joseph Mills
  • Dean Shiels
  • Byron Webster
  • Waide Fairhurst
  • Robbie Clarke

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Match Report

Stock stuns Boro Brian Stock struck an injury-time winner for Doncaster as Middlesbrough`s away blues continued with a 2-1 defeat at the Keepmoat Stadium. Stock, who has endured injury problems in recent seasons, pounced from 12 yards in the fourth minute of added time - his first goal since March 2009. Middlesbrough, who have now taken just four points out of a possible 33 on their travels, made a flying start when Scott McDonald put them ahead inside four minutes. Marvin Emnes set up the Australia striker, who fired into the bottom corner from 12 yards for his third goal in six games. Doncaster levelled in the 22nd minute through in-form striker James Hayter. Former Sheffield United forward Billy Sharp delivered the cross and Hayter made no mistake with his header from six yards - his sixth goal in his last eight. But just when it seemed the sides would have to settle for a draw, Stock popped up with the winner to ensure Doncaster made the perfect response to last Saturday`s 5-1 defeat at Leicester and condemned Boro to a ninth away loss this term. Boro, buoyed by their home win over high-flying Cardiff last week which lifted them out of the relegation zone, made a bright start and David Wheater - back after suspension - headed an early Gary O`Neil corner over the crossbar. But the visitors took the lead through McDonald moments later with what was only their fifth goal in their 11th game on the road this term - having been blanked seven times so far. Doncaster tried to respond and Mark Wilson drove a shot over the bar before Hayter did likewise from 20 yards a few minutes later. However, Hayter was on hand to take advantage of his second opening as he drew Doncaster level from close range after good work by strike-partner Sharp. Boro nearly began the second half as they started the first but a fine save from veteran Doncaster goalkeeper Neil Sullivan denied Leroy Lita from 18 yards. Back came Doncaster and Sharp was thwarted by Boro goalkeeper Jason Steele before Stock shot wide from 12 yards. Sullivan had to be alert again to tip over a Lita shot from 12 yards in the 65th minute. Moments later the home side nearly went in front but after Joseph Mills saw his shot parried by Steele, he couldn't keep the rebound down and then John Oster cleared the bar from 18 yards as Rovers enjoyed some possession. Doncaster created another opportunity with 13 minutes left but James Coppinger was foiled by Steele and Oster fired another effort over the bar as the hosts continued to press. Middlesbrough weathered the storm as came close to going back in front with eight minutes left but Sullivan produced a fine save to tip Tarmo Kink's 20-yard shot around the post. Steele saved superbly from Dean Shiels in injury time but moments later Stock came up with the winner.

Form Guide

    WDWDLL
  • Doncaster
  • VS
  • Middlesbrough
  • WLLDLW

Last Meetings

  • Doncaster
  • 1 - 4
  • Middlesbrough
  • 26/01/2010
  • Middlesbrough
  • 2 - 0
  • Doncaster
  • 22/08/2009
  • Doncaster
  • 3 - 2
  • Middlesbrough
  • 18/09/1957
  • Middlesbrough
  • 5 - 0
  • Doncaster
  • 11/09/1957
  • Doncaster
  • 2 - 1
  • Middlesbrough
  • 26/12/1956
  • Middlesbrough
  • 3 - 2
  • Doncaster
  • 25/12/1956

Top Scorers

Doncaster

  • J Coppinger 6
  • J Hayter 6
  • B Sharp 4
  • D Shiels 3
  • D Healy 2
  • J O'Connor 2
  • AB Lockwood 1
  • S Martis 1
  • M Woods 1
  • S Gillett 1
  • G Friend 1

Middlesbrough

  • K Boyd 5
  • S McDonald 3
  • T Kink 3
  • L Lita 2
  • B Robson 1
  • M Bates 1
  • D Wheater 1

Goals

Doncaster

    • Total goals 65
    • Goals per game 31
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Middlesbrough

    • Total goals 54
    • Goals per game 20
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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