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  • Date:25 Feb 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Keepmoat Stadium
  • Attendance:10,375
  • Barnes (44)
  • Barnett (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94:22 +4.22

Matthew Briggs fouled by James Hayter, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Jones restarts play with the free kick.

92:00 +2.00

Mark Little delivers the ball, Tyrone Barnett finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Doncaster 1-1 Peterborough.The assist for the goal came from Mark Little.

90:38 +0.38

Corner taken by John Oster from the right by-line played to the near post.

90:02 +0.02

The assistant referee signals for offside against Emile Sinclair. David Button takes the free kick.

89:38

Paul Taylor takes a shot. Save by David Button.

89:05

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann played to the near post, Pascal Chimbonda makes a clearance.

88:47

Foul by Simon Gillett on Paul Taylor, free kick awarded. Paul Taylor takes the direct free kick.

87:09

Foul by Tommy Rowe on Fabien Robert, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by John Oster.

85:26

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Emile Sinclair by John Oster. The ball is crossed by Grant McCann, Shot from inside the area by Emile Sinclair clears the bar.

84:02

El-Hadji Diouf leaves the field to be replaced by James Hayter.

83:48

Effort on goal by Fabien Robert from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

83:09

Ryan Bennett fouled by Fabien Robert, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Jones takes the direct free kick.

82:14

Inswinging corner taken by Grant McCann, save made by David Button.

81:55

Paul Taylor takes a shot. Save by David Button.

79:42

Fabien Robert replaces Kyle Bennett.

78:22

Emile Sinclair takes a shot. Save by David Button.

76:32

The referee blows for offside. Direct free kick taken by Paul Jones.

72:42

Kyle Bennett challenges Matthew Briggs unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Grant McCann. John Oster is brought on as a substitute for Mamadou Bagayoko.

71:03

The ball is crossed by Paul Taylor.

69:08

Paul Taylor has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

67:13

Lee Frecklington concedes a free kick for a foul on Giles Barnes. Lee Frecklington leaves the field to be replaced by Tommy Rowe. Free kick taken by Habib Beye.

65:55

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Grant McCann.

65:05

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann played to the near post, Tyrone Barnett takes a shot. Save made by David Button.

64:55

Paul Taylor takes a shot. Save by David Button.

64:07

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

63:25

Caution for Ryan Bennett.

62:29

Corner taken by Grant McCann, Pascal Chimbonda makes a clearance.

61:18

Paul Taylor takes a shot. Save by David Button.

61:07

Foul by Brian Stock on Lee Frecklington, free kick awarded. Paul Taylor takes the free kick.

60:27

Kyle Bennett produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.

58:48

El-Hadji Diouf decides to take the corner short, George Boyd manages to make a clearance.

58:27

Tyrone Barnett takes a shot. Save made by David Button.

58:11

Grant McCann takes a shot. Save by David Button.

57:34

The assistant referee flags for offside against Simon Gillett. Paul Jones restarts play with the free kick.

56:01

Foul by Lee Frecklington on Mamadou Bagayoko, free kick awarded. (Peterborough) makes a substitution, with Emile Sinclair coming on for Lee Tomlin. Direct free kick taken by Shelton Martis.

54:01

Inswinging corner taken by Grant McCann from the right by-line played to the near post, Kyle Bennett manages to make a clearance.

52:12

(Peterborough) makes a substitution, with Tyrone Barnett coming on for David Ball.

50:14

Paul Taylor has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

48:20 +3.20

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Grant McCann, clearance by Brian Stock.

47:51

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Grant McCann by Brian Stock. Booking for Brian Stock for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Grant McCann.

47:49 +2.49

Paul Taylor receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.

46:27 +1.27

Unfair challenge on Matthew Briggs by Pascal Chimbonda results in a free kick. Caution for Pascal Chimbonda. Grant McCann restarts play with the free kick.

45:51

Shot by Brian Stock from just outside the area goes over the net.

45:17

Corner taken short by El-Hadji Diouf.

45:07

Kyle Bennett takes a shot. Paul Jones makes a save.

44:25

Foul by Ryan Bennett on El-Hadji Diouf, free kick awarded. El-Hadji Diouf crosses the ball, Giles Barnes scores a headed goal from close range. Doncaster 1-0 Peterborough.Assist by El-Hadji Diouf.

42:56

The referee blows for offside. Direct free kick taken by Paul Jones.

42:13

Matthew Briggs produces a left-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.

40:35

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Frecklington on Habib Beye. Free kick taken by Shelton Martis.

40:17

Mamadou Bagayoko takes a shot. Save by Paul Jones.

38:58

Paul Taylor challenges Shelton Martis unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Button restarts play with the free kick.

37:24

Paul Taylor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tommy Spurr. Free kick taken by Shelton Martis.

36:07

Kyle Bennett produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the crossbar.

35:45

Simon Gillett takes a shot. Ryan Bennett gets a block in.

32:12

Shot by Lee Frecklington. David Button makes a save.

31:34

Giles Barnes concedes a free kick for a foul on George Boyd. Free kick taken by Paul Jones.

31:10

Kyle Bennett concedes a free kick for a foul on Grant McCann. George Boyd takes the free kick.

29:17

The referee blows for offside. David Button takes the indirect free kick.

26:52

Kyle Bennett takes a shot. Save made by Paul Jones.

22:57

Corner taken by El-Hadji Diouf from the right by-line to the near post.

20:32

Kyle Bennett concedes a free kick for a foul on Matthew Briggs. Paul Jones restarts play with the free kick.

20:00

The offside flag is raised against Paul Taylor. David Button takes the indirect free kick.

15:59

Corner taken by Grant McCann, Pascal Chimbonda makes a clearance.

15:19

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by El-Hadji Diouf.

13:32

Paul Taylor challenges Tommy Spurr unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by El-Hadji Diouf, clearance made by Grant McCann.

12:42

Gabriel Zakuani challenges El-Hadji Diouf unfairly and gives away a free kick. El-Hadji Diouf crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Paul Taylor.

11:38

Lee Tomlin fouled by Brian Stock, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Paul Jones.

9:49

Tommy Spurr challenges Paul Taylor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Grant McCann crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.

8:17

Foul by Mamadou Bagayoko on Gabriel Zakuani, free kick awarded. Paul Jones takes the indirect free kick.

6:49

Short corner taken by El-Hadji Diouf from the left by-line.

6:02

Free kick awarded for a foul by George Boyd on Pascal Chimbonda. George Boyd receives a yellow card. The free kick is swung in right-footed by El-Hadji Diouf, clearance by Matthew Briggs.

2:45

David Ball crosses the ball, Giles Barnes manages to make a clearance.

0:16

El-Hadji Diouf decides to take a short corner, clearance by George Boyd.

Match Preview

Beye's Rovers return Doncaster will welcome back defender Habib Beye for the visit of Peterborough. Beye received a straight red card during last month's defeat at Bristol City, but is set to resume his position at the heart of the Rovers defence after serving a three-match ban. Mamadou Bagayoko is poised to start in attack having replaced hamstring injury victim Habib Bamogo to net a brace in last weekend's 3-2 defeat against Leeds. Left-back Tommy Spurr is expected to be fit despite suffering a nasty clash of heads with Robbie Rogers in the same match, while forward Kyle Bennett should return to the substitutes' bench in Bamago's absence. On-loan Tottenham goalkeeper David Button will play the last game of his loan spell as veteran keeper Neil Sullivan has resumed handling work in training but is not yet fully fit following thumb surgery. Martin Woods is rated as 50/50 as he looks to shake off a knee problem and fellow midfielder James Coppinger is targeting next week's clash with Brighton as a potential comeback date from his broken cheekbone. New Peterborough signing Tyrone Barnett will be involved while Norwich-bound defender Ryan Bennett will play his final game for the club at the Keepmoat Stadium. Barnett became Posh's first #1million player this week when he arrived, initially on loan until the end of the season, from Crawley. The 26-year-old striker is likely to start on the bench in South Yorkshire. Bennett will bid farewell after the match. The highly-rated centre-half was signed by Norwich last month for a fee that Posh are reporting as a club-record sale. The England Under-21 international was immediately loaned back to the npower Championship club and that deal is set to expire on Saturday. Elsewhere, midfielder Tommy Rowe is available again after recovering from the knock that ruled him out of the 3-0 home win over Bristol City last weekend.

Formation:442Manager: Dean Saunders

Doncaster

Formation: 442Manager: Darren Ferguson

Peterborough

  • David Button
  • Pascal Chimbonda
  • Shelton Martis
  • Habib Beye
  • Tommy Spurr
  • El-Hadji Diouf
  • Brian Stock
  • Giles Barnes
  • Simon Gillett
  • Mamadou Bagayoko
  • Kyle Bennett
  • SUBS
  • James O'Connor
  • James Hayter
  • John Oster
  • Sam Hird
  • Fabien Robert

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Match Report

Barnett proves Posh worth Record signing Tyrone Barnett marked his Peterborough debut with a last-gasp equaliser in a 1-1 draw to keep Doncaster rooted to the bottom of the npower Championship table. Striker Barnett, a #1.1million signing from Crawley this week, headed home one minute into stoppage time to deny Rovers a precious three points in their battle to avoid the drop. Giles Barnes' first goal for more than two years looked to have lifted Dean Saunders' side off the foot of the table. But Posh new boy Barnett stooped to head home a cross from defender Ryan Bennett, making his last appearance before joining Norwich, to salvage a point for Darren Ferguson's side. Rovers showed plenty of endeavour in the first half but it took them 26 minutes to register their first shot on goal, with Kyle Bennett firing straight at Posh goalkeeper Paul Jones after good work from Simon Gillett. Posh were short of ideas going forward, with Rovers looking the more likely to open the scoring and Rovers winger Kyle Bennett turned provider for Gillett but the midfielder took too much time to get his shot in and Mark Little blocked his right-foot effort. Posh skipper Grant McCann then breathed a sigh of relief when he slipped just inside the Rovers half and Bennett raced away and picked out striker Mamadou Bagayoko, who beat his marker with a stepover but his tame left-foot finish was saved by Jones. It seemed the first half was destined to finish goalless but Rovers had other ideas and a minute before the break El Hadji-Diouf swung in a cross from the right and Barnes rose above his marker to head down and into the net from close range. And Rovers almost doubled their lead nine minutes into the second half when Diouf slipped the ball invitingly into the path of Ryan Bennett and Jones produced a fine save to tip the former Bury man's measured finish around the post. Posh boss Ferguson brought on record signing Barnett for his debut eight minutes into the second half and the visitors started to ask a few more questions of the Rovers defence, with Button palming away shots from McCann and Paul Taylor. Barnett showed some nice touches and was denied a debut goal on the hour-mark when he rose highest to meet an inviting corner but Button tipped the ball over the crossbar. Rovers were sitting far too deep as Posh piled on the pressure and Emile Sinclair had a good chance to equalise 12 minutes from time but the striker scuffed his shot and Button made a comfortable save. And just when it seemed Rovers were set for a precious victory, Bennett crossed for Barnett and the big striker's head beat Button to stun Rovers.

Form Guide

    WDLDLL
  • Doncaster
  • VS
  • Peterborough
  • LLLDLW

Last Meetings

  • Peterborough
  • 1 - 2
  • Doncaster
  • 01/10/2011
  • Peterborough
  • 1 - 2
  • Doncaster
  • 16/03/2010
  • Doncaster
  • 3 - 1
  • Peterborough
  • 20/10/2009

Top Scorers

Doncaster

  • J Hayter 3
  • E Diouf 3
  • M Bagayoko 2
  • S Gillett 2
  • K Bennett 2
  • J Oster 1
  • B Stock 1

Peterborough

  • P Taylor 8
  • L Tomlin 7
  • E Sinclair 7
  • G McCann 6
  • G Boyd 5
  • L Frecklington 5
  • D Ball 3
  • T Rowe 3
  • G Zakuani 1
  • M Little 1
  • R Bennett 1

Goals

Doncaster

    • Total goals 77
    • Goals per game 26
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Peterborough

    • Total goals 101
    • Goals per game 50
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 10 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 9 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 12 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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