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Accrington Stanley 1 – Doncaster Rovers 0: Visitors leave The Crown Ground with nothing

Photo Credit: AP

Accrington Stanley beat Doncaster Rovers with a thumping 1-0 victory on Tuesday at The Crown Ground. Both sides arrived at the match from previous defeats in the league. Accrington Stanley were looking to get back their winning ways after losing their last game 2-0 to Milton Keynes Dons. Doncaster Rovers, on the other hand, lost 2-0 in the last match they played against Rotherham United. As the table looks today, Accrington Stanley are in 9th place on the table and has 9 points while Doncaster Rovers sit in 24th with 1 point after 3 matches.

Accrington Stanley took the lead, thanks to an early calamitous own goal from Pontus Dahlberg in the 3rd minute, finishing the first half 1-0. Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 1-0 at full time.

For Accrington Stanley, Harry Perritt and Joel Mumbongo, came on for Joe Pritchard and Dion Charles. Doncaster Rovers brought on Omar Bogle, Cameron John and Branden Horton, to replace Dan Gardner, Aidan Barlow and John Bostock.

The referee booked Harry Pell, Matt Butcher and Ross Sykes for Accrington Stanley.

Doncaster Rovers and Accrington Stanley will next play at home to Cambridge Utd and Shrewsbury Town respectively.

Technical card:
Accrington Stanley: Harry Pell, Matt Butcher, Joe Pritchard (Harry Perritt, min.90), Dion Charles (Joel Mumbongo, min.90) and Ross Sykes
Doncaster Rovers: Pontus Dahlberg, Dan Gardner (Omar Bogle, min.56), Aidan Barlow (Cameron John, min.56) and John Bostock (Branden Horton, min.83)
Stadium: The Crown Ground
Goals: Pontus Dahlberg (1-0, min. 3)
*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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