The FA Cup - Second Round
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Cambridge United 1-3 Doncaster Rovers

Conor Grant scored twice as Doncaster came from behind to beat Cambridge and reach the third round of the FA Cup.

Thorsten Stuckmann saved Barry Corr's low penalty for Cambridge after Aaron Taylor-Sinclair's foul on Luke Berry, but Berry nodded in the rebound.

Doncaster levelled after the break when Grant's shot from the edge of the box went through goalkeeper Sam Beasant.

Mitchell Lund prodded in Cameron Stewart's cross for 2-1 before Grant curled in off the post from 20 yards.

Cambridge United manager Shaun Derry told BBC Radio Cambridgeshire:

"I am absolutely delighted with the performance but I am fuming with the goals we have conceded. They were unacceptable and we all collectively have to take responsibility.

"Especially after half-time we seem to be vulnerable and that is something I will change, without a doubt.

"Over the course of 95 minutes I can honestly say we were better than Doncaster, but we lost 3-1. I am delighted with the energy and endeavour we gave in the last 15 minutes.

"It was fine lines today and unfortunately we won't be able to recreate the magic of last year."

Line-ups

Cambridge

  • 13Beasant
  • 3Taylor
  • 5RobertsBooked at 74mins
  • 6Legge
  • 25Demetriou
  • 23LedsonBooked at 25minsSubstituted forHughesat 78'minutes
  • 24Newton
  • 7DonaldsonSubstituted forSimpsonat 69'minutes
  • 8Berry
  • 11DunkBooked at 40mins
  • 10CorrBooked at 83mins

Substitutes

  • 1Dunn
  • 9Slew
  • 14Coulson
  • 15Simpson
  • 17Hughes
  • 18Hughes
  • 35Jones

Doncaster

  • 12Stuckmann
  • 2Lund
  • 38Alcock
  • 6Butler
  • 20Taylor-Sinclair
  • 3Evina
  • 26CoppingerBooked at 26minsSubstituted forKeeganat 67'minutes
  • 29Middleton
  • 22Grant
  • 14TysonSubstituted forStewartat 45'minutes
  • 11Williams

Substitutes

  • 4McCullough
  • 17Mackenzie
  • 18Keegan
  • 19McKay
  • 23Marosi
  • 27Stewart
  • 32Whitehouse
Referee:
Mark Brown
Attendance:
3,951

Match Stats

Home TeamCambridgeAway TeamDoncaster
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home16
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home12
Away4
Fouls
Home15
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Cambridge United 1, Doncaster Rovers 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cambridge United 1, Doncaster Rovers 3.

Attempt blocked. Barry Corr (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Andy Butler.

Foul by Mark Roberts (Cambridge United).

Aaron Taylor-Sinclair (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Cameron Stewart.

Foul by Barry Corr (Cambridge United).

Aaron Taylor-Sinclair (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Leon Legge (Cambridge United).

Cameron Stewart (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Robbie Simpson (Cambridge United).

Aaron Taylor-Sinclair (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Liam Hughes (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Paul Keegan.

Booking

Barry Corr (Cambridge United) is shown the yellow card.

Craig Alcock (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Barry Corr (Cambridge United).

Mark Roberts (Cambridge United) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box.

Robbie Simpson (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Craig Alcock (Doncaster Rovers).

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Cedric Evina.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Liam Hughes replaces Ryan Ledson.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Mitchell Lund.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Aaron Taylor-Sinclair.

Luke Berry (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Paul Keegan (Doncaster Rovers).

Booking

Mark Roberts (Cambridge United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Andy Williams (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Roberts (Cambridge United).

Foul by Ryan Ledson (Cambridge United).

Paul Keegan (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Robbie Simpson (Cambridge United).

Cedric Evina (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Robbie Simpson replaces Ryan Donaldson.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Paul Keegan replaces James Coppinger.

Attempt missed. Conor Newton (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Ryan Ledson (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Conor Grant.

Attempt missed. Leon Legge (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

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