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Martyn Waghorn finds the net with a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Leicester 5-1 Doncaster.Assist on the goal came from Andy King.
Foul by John Oster on Kyle Naughton, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Kyle Naughton.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dean Shiels by Lloyd Dyer. Mark Wilson restarts play with the free kick.
James Coppinger goes off and Mark Wilson comes on. Matt Oakley comes on in place of Darius Vassell.
Andy King is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by James Hayter.
Shot by Andy King. Neil Sullivan makes a save.
Effort on goal by Martyn Waghorn from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.
(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Martyn Waghorn coming on for Paul Gallagher. The assistant referee flags for offside against Billy Sharp. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick,
(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Martyn Waghorn coming on for Paul Gallagher. The assistant referee signals for offside against Billy Sharp. Free kick taken by Chris Weale.
Kyle Naughton fouled by James Hayter, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Richie Wellens.
(Doncaster) makes a substitution, with Dennis Souza coming on for James O'Connor. Dean Shiels joins the action as a substitute, replacing David Healy.
Darius Vassell grabs a goal from inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Leicester 4-1 Doncaster.The assist for the goal came from Lloyd Dyer.
Andy King takes a shot. Save by Neil Sullivan.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Greg Cunningham by David Healy. Free kick taken by Angelo Miguel Vitor.
The ball is sent over by Lloyd Dyer.
Kyle Naughton finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Leicester 3-1 Doncaster.The assist for the goal came from Andy King.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Brian Stock, clearance by Yuki Abe.
Corner taken by Brian Stock from the right by-line.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line.
David Healy challenges Curtis Davies unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Weale takes the direct free kick.
Richie Wellens scores a goal from 35 yards. Leicester 2-1 Doncaster.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Greg Cunningham, Shelton Martis manages to make a clearance.
James Hayter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darius Vassell. Andy King takes the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against David Healy. Free kick taken by Curtis Davies.
The referee cautions Wayne Thomas for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Wayne Thomas on Darius Vassell. Shot comes in from Greg Cunningham from the free kick,
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kyle Naughton by James Hayter. Direct free kick taken by Curtis Davies.
Richie Wellens challenges Brian Stock unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sam Hird takes the direct free kick.
The referee penalises Richie Wellens for handball. James Coppinger takes the direct free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line, Curtis Davies has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.
Corner taken by Greg Cunningham from the right by-line, clearance made by Brian Stock.
Penalty scored by Paul Gallagher. Leicester 1-1 Doncaster.Unfair challenge on Lloyd Dyer by Billy Sharp results in a Penalty.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Richie Wellens on Brian Stock. Free kick crossed right-footed by John Oster, Richie Wellens makes a clearance. Free kick awarded for a foul by James Coppinger on Richie Wellens. Chris Weale takes the direct free kick.
The official flags Darius Vassell offside. Wayne Thomas takes the free kick.
Darius Vassell takes a shot. Save made by Neil Sullivan.
(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Lloyd Dyer coming on for Roman Bednar.
John Oster gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Yuki Abe. Greg Cunningham restarts play with the free kick.
David Healy has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide left of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by James O'Connor on Darius Vassell. Strike comes in from Richie Wellens from the free kick, blocked by James O'Connor. Corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line, Brian Stock manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by James Hayter on Angelo Miguel Vitor. Richie Wellens takes the direct free kick.
Paul Gallagher has an effort at goal. Save by Neil Sullivan.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Greg Cunningham, Andy King takes a shot.
Roman Bednar is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Sam Hird.
Shot by Greg Cunningham from just outside the area goes over the net.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Oster by Darius Vassell. James O'Connor restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Darius Vassell.
Roman Bednar is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Neil Sullivan takes the indirect free kick.
A goal is scored by Billy Sharp from close in to the top left corner of the goal. Leicester 0-1 Doncaster.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Greg Cunningham, save by Neil Sullivan.
Andy King sends in a cross, Effort from deep inside the area by Richie Wellens misses to the left of the goal.
Roman Bednar is caught offside. Neil Sullivan restarts play with the free kick.
Brian Stock concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy King. Andy King takes the direct free kick.
The ref blows the whistle to start the match.
The referee calls an end to the first half.
The game restarts for the second half.
The referee brings the game to a close.
Roman fit to face Rovers
Leicester will have Roman Bednar available when Doncaster visit the Walkers Stadium.
The on-loan West Brom striker sustained a knock during the defeat at Watford and had to be substituted but he has now recovered.
Midfielder Miguel Vitor will be pushing for a recall after recovering from a thigh injury.
On-loan goalkeeper Chris Kirkland has declared himself fit after receiving treatment for a back problem at parent club Wigan but manager Sven-Goran Eriksson is unsure whether to include him in the squad.
Long-term absentee Aleksandar Tunchev has stepped up his training this week and the Bulgarian defender is edging closer to a return.
"Tunchev has done a lot of work in the gym but we will see. He has to train on the pitch soon before we consider a reserve game and take it from there," said Eriksson.
Doncaster manager Sean O'Driscoll is likely to be without Mustapha Dumbuya for the trip.
The defender is still struggling with a knee injury and is unlikely to play at the Walkers Stadium.
Striker David Healy, who has recently extended his loan from Sunderland by another month, should keep his place up front after impressing in recent weeks while O'Driscoll will have to decide whether to start James Hayter or fit-again Billy Sharp along side the Northern Ireland international.
Rovers have been given a boost after Martin Woods returned to training following a month out with a troublesome groin problem but the midfielder is still some way off being fully fit.
George Friend (leg) and Simon Gillett (knee) have started their rehabilitation from their respected injuries and are a month away from full training while James Chambers, who hasn't featured this season due to a knee injury, is still a couple of weeks away from a comeback.
Foxes in seventh heaven
Leicester came from behind to extend their unbeaten home record to seven npower Championship games with a 5-1 victory over Doncaster.
The Foxes were indebted to referee James Linington though, as he awarded the hosts a controversial penalty just before half-time when Lloyd Dyer was adjudged to have been brought down by Rovers goalkeeper Neil Sullivan.
There appeared to be minimal, if any, contact between the two players but Paul Gallacher powered his spot-kick past the unfortunate keeper to cancel out Billy Sharp's acrobatic effort.
Leicester took full advantage of that slice of luck in the second half with four unanswered goals.
First, Richie Wellens' superb 35-yard strike flew past Sullivan and the midfielder turned provider as he teed up Kyle Naughton, who made no mistake when through on goal.
Darius Vassell made sure of the points with his first goal for Leicester as he slid the ball under Sullivan and Martyn Waghorn deepened Doncaster's woes as he tapped in from close range in added time.
It was Sean O'Driscoll's men who started brightly though and Sharp - on his return to the starting line-up - put them in front after six minutes.
James Coppinger dribbled the ball to the right by-line before his chip into the box found Sharp and he brought up the 100th goal of his career in fine style by hammering his volley home.
It was no more than the visitors deserved as just moments earlier, James Hayter had scuffed a shot wide when clean through on goal.
As the half wore on, Leicester started to get themselves back into the match and nearly equalised when Andy King headed against the bar from Greg Cunningham's corner.
However, they should have found themselves two down as Curtis Davies' back pass was intercepted by David Healy and after the on-loan striker rounded Chris Weale, he somehow sliced the ball wide of the net.
It was a terrible miss for the Northern Irishman, who has recently extended his loan from Sunderland by another month.
He was made to rue the miss as the hosts equalised on the stroke of half-time in controversial circumstances.
Substitute Dyer, who replaced the injured Roman Bednar in the 37th minute, latched on to Wellens' back heel before he was adjudged to have been brought down by Rovers goalkeeper Sullivan.
Gallagher duly fired past Sullivan and buoyed by that stroke of luck, the hosts started the second half well.
Davies headed wide from Gallagher's left-wing corner and Cunningham rattled the bar with a fiercely struck 20 yard free-kick.
Their pressure eventually told though and Wellens put Leicester in front with a brilliant solo goal against his former club in the 61st minute.
The midfielder collected the ball on the halfway line and brought it forward before drilling an unstoppable long-range thunderbolt past Sullivan.
Wellens was at the centre of things when Leicester extended their lead as his perfectly weighted pass found Naughton and the defender held his nerve to slot home.
Vassell ensured victory 15 minutes from time when he latched on to Dyer's through ball and slid the ball under Sullivan.
Waghorn wrapped up the win in injury time when he tapped in after King's angled shot had struck a post.
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