Doncaster Rovers 2 – Milton Keynes Dons 1: Visitors unable to get win at Keepmoat Stadium

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Doncaster Rovers eased past Milton Keynes Dons in a 2-1 victory on Saturday at Keepmoat Stadium. Doncaster Rovers arrived at the game looking pick up points after losing their last game 6-0 to Ipswich Town. Milton Keynes Dons secured a point against Fleetwood Town in their previous match. After today’s result, Doncaster Rovers are in 24th place, with 7 points from 11 matches, while Milton Keynes Dons sit in 6th, with 19 points from 11.

Doncaster Rovers started strongly in the first half, with a goal from Tommy Rowe after only 6 minutes. However, their lead was short lived, as Peter Kioso equalised for Milton Keynes Dons in the 24th minute, which saw the first half end 1-1.

Doncaster Rovers rallied after this and were rewarded, thanks to Tiago Cukur giving Doncaster Rovers the lead, 79 minutes in. The game ended 2-1.

For Doncaster Rovers, Aidan Barlow, Matthew Smith and Tiago Cukur, came on for Rodrigo Vilca, John Bostock and Joe Dodoo. Milton Keynes Dons brought on Mo Eisa and Hiram Boateng, to replace Max Watters and Scott Twine.

There were bookings for Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila, Ro-Shaun Williams and Tiago Cukur from Doncaster Rovers, and Daniel Harvie, for Milton Keynes Dons.

Doncaster Rovers will next travel to Crewe Alexandra, while Milton Keynes Dons will face AFC Wimbledon at home.

Technical card:
Doncaster Rovers: Tommy Rowe, Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila, Rodrigo Vilca (Aidan Barlow, min.46), John Bostock (Matthew Smith, min.68), Joe Dodoo (Tiago Cukur, min.77) and Ro-Shaun Williams
Milton Keynes Dons: Peter Kioso, Max Watters (Mo Eisa, min.67), Daniel Harvie and Scott Twine (Hiram Boateng, min.78)
Stadium: Keepmoat Stadium
Goals: Tommy Rowe (1-0, min. 6), Peter Kioso (1-1, min. 24) and Tiago Cukur (2-1, min. 79)