EFL Cup - Second Round
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Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Hull City

Hull City
Leonid Slutsky has won just one of his five games in charge of Hull City

Doncaster Rovers inflicted a third straight defeat on a much-changed Hull City to knock them out of the EFL Cup.

Hull manager Leonid Slutsky made 11 changes to his side, handing six players their senior debuts against League One side Rovers.

The visitors held firm until half-time, but Alfie May opened the scoring with an accurate finish from 15 yards.

Tommy Rowe made it 2-0 soon after with a drilled shot, while Ben Whiteman and May also hit the woodwork for Rovers.

Hull's injury problems were a hindrance to Slutsky following Championship defeats by Wolves and Queens Park Rangers and his starting line-up had amassed just six starts for the club between them.

The young Tigers side fought well until May smashed in his fourth goal in as many games shortly after half-time and Rowe quickly produced a similarly accurate finish.

The League One side had much the better of the opportunities and could have won by a wider margin, with Hull mustering just a single attempt on target.

Line-ups

Doncaster

Formation 3-5-2

  • 13Marosi
  • 2Alcock
  • 15Wright
  • 3Andrew
  • 17Blair
  • 12Whiteman
  • 7KongoloSubstituted forMasonat 83'minutes
  • 27Ben Khemis
  • 10RoweSubstituted forGarrattat 74'minutes
  • 9MarquisSubstituted forWilliamsat 60'minutes
  • 19May

Substitutes

  • 1Lawlor
  • 6Butler
  • 8Mason
  • 11Williams
  • 14Mandeville
  • 20Garratt
  • 22Beestin

Hull

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 13Mannion
  • 30Lenihan
  • 27ClackstoneBooked at 11mins
  • 37McKenzie
  • 33FlemingSubstituted forBarkworthat 68'minutes
  • 31Annan
  • 17Weir
  • 18BattyBooked at 86mins
  • 32HamiltonSubstituted forHinchcliffeat 77'minutes
  • 26OlleyBooked at 73mins
  • 23Luer

Substitutes

  • 38Andrew
  • 39Ritson
  • 40Hinchcliffe
  • 41Barkworth
  • 42Edwards
  • 43Yates
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
7,139

Match Stats

Home TeamDoncasterAway TeamHull
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home17
Away5
Shots on Target
Home7
Away1
Corners
Home10
Away5
Fouls
Home3
Away7

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Doncaster Rovers 2, Hull City 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Doncaster Rovers 2, Hull City 0.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by William Mannion.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. Andy Williams (Doncaster Rovers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Josh Clackstone.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Josh Clackstone.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Alfie May (Doncaster Rovers).

  8. Post update

    Brian Lenihan (Hull City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Issam Ben Khemis (Doncaster Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  10. Booking

    Daniel Batty (Hull City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  11. Post update

    Alfie May (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Daniel Batty (Hull City).

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Niall Mason replaces Rodney Kongolo.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Greg Luer (Hull City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is just a bit too high.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Greg Luer (Hull City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Hull City. Ben Hinchcliffe replaces Tyler Hamilton.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Andy Williams (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Tyler Garratt replaces Tommy Rowe.

  19. Post update

    Alfie May (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  20. Booking

    James Weir (Hull City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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