Accrington Stanley 2-1 Doncaster Rovers: Victory denied for Doncaster Rovers, as Accrington Stanley secure a 2-1 home win

Home win for Accrington Stanley as Doncaster Rovers are unable to find the winning formula on Tuesday
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On Tuesday, Doncaster Rovers suffer an away defeat to Accrington Stanley at The Crown Ground. Accrington Stanley were looking to get back winning ways, following a previous defeat to Rochdale. Doncaster Rovers, on the other hand, were able to continue their winning streak after a 2-0 win against Shrewsbury Town in their last match. As it stands, Accrington Stanley are in 11th place, with 61 points from 43 matches, while Doncaster Rovers sit in 12th, with 60 points from 43.

Accrington Stanley started strongly in the first half, thanks to Dion Charles giving Accrington Stanley the lead just before half-time

Doncaster Rovers took the initiative in the second half, with Tyreece John-Jules finding the net, 76 minutes in. In the end though, Accrington Stanley just before the final whistle took the victory via another Dion Charles goal, leaving the final score at 2-1.

The referee booked Ellery Balcombe, Reece James and Tom Anderson for Doncaster Rovers.

Accrington Stanley will next travel to Sunderland AFC, while Doncaster Rovers will face Fleetwood Town at home.

Technical card:
Accrington Stanley: Ellery Balcombe, Jason Eyenga-Lokilo, John Bostock, James Coppinger, Reece James and Tom Anderson
Doncaster Rovers: Dion Charles
Stadium: The Crown Ground
Goals: Dion Charles (1-0, min. 41), Tyreece John-Jules (1-1, min. 76) and Dion Charles (2-1, min. 90)

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