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Doncaster Rovers 3-0 Wycombe Wanderers

Doncaster scored three second-half goals for the second consecutive game as they blew away Wycombe.

Mallik Wilks, Joe Wright and John Marquis all found the net after the break as Grant McCann's excellent start to life as Rovers boss continued.

Doncaster were the more threatening side in the opening period but struggled for end product.

And it was the visitors who had arguably the best chance of the first half when Adebayo Akinfenwa rose to meet a cross but scuffed his header.

Rovers found their clinical edge in the second half with Leeds United loanee Wilks putting them ahead after 55 minutes, receiving the ball just outside the box and drilling in at the near post.

Centre half Wright doubled the advantage after 78 minutes, receiving a pass from Tommy Rowe and slotting past Ryan Allsop from close range for his first goal in senior football.

And Marquis put the game beyond doubt ten minutes from time. Substitute Matty Blair slid through a fine pass and Marquis poked the ball past Allsop with the effort trickling over the line.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Doncaster

Formation 4-3-3

  • 13Marosi
  • 2MasonSubstituted forBlairat 74'minutes
  • 5Wright
  • 6ButlerBooked at 16mins
  • 3Andrew
  • 8WhitemanBooked at 24mins
  • 15Kane
  • 10RoweBooked at 76mins
  • 7WilksSubstituted forTaylorat 82'minutes
  • 9Marquis
  • 23KiwomyaSubstituted forCoppingerat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Lawlor
  • 12Anderson
  • 16Taylor
  • 17Blair
  • 19May
  • 24Amos
  • 26Coppinger

Wycombe

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Allsop
  • 2Coelho Jombati
  • 5StewartBooked at 76mins
  • 6El-AbdBooked at 50mins
  • 3Jacobson
  • 7SaundersSubstituted forMackail-Smithat 79'minutes
  • 8BeanSubstituted forGapeat 69'minutesBooked at 89mins
  • 10Bloomfield
  • 17MorrisSubstituted forFreemanat 70'minutes
  • 20Akinfenwa
  • 24Williams

Substitutes

  • 4Gape
  • 9Mackail-Smith
  • 18Thompson
  • 22Freeman
  • 26McCarthy
  • 30Ma-Kalambay
Referee:
Carl Boyeson
Attendance:
7,122

Match Stats

Home TeamDoncasterAway TeamWycombe
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home14
Away6
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home9
Away2
Fouls
Home11
Away18

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Doncaster Rovers 3, Wycombe Wanderers 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Doncaster Rovers 3, Wycombe Wanderers 0.

  3. Post update

    Craig Mackail-Smith (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Benjamin Whiteman (Doncaster Rovers).

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Benjamin Whiteman (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  6. Post update

    Hand ball by Adam El-Abd (Wycombe Wanderers).

  7. Post update

    Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Adam El-Abd.

  8. Post update

    Foul by John Marquis (Doncaster Rovers).

  9. Post update

    Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Booking

    Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  11. Post update

    Benjamin Whiteman (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers).

  13. Post update

    Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Adam El-Abd.

  14. Post update

    Foul by John Marquis (Doncaster Rovers).

  15. Post update

    Joe Jacobson (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  16. Post update

    Matty Blair (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers).

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Paul Taylor replaces Mallik Wilks.

  19. Goal!

    Goal! Doncaster Rovers 3, Wycombe Wanderers 0. John Marquis (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Craig Mackail-Smith replaces Sam Saunders.

As It Stood

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1Barnsley22006066
2Doncaster22006246
3Peterborough22006246
4Gillingham22005146
5Portsmouth22003126
6Scunthorpe21103214
7Walsall21103214
8Sunderland21103214
9Wimbledon21101014
10Fleetwood21012113
11Charlton21013303
12Accrington210123-13
13Bradford210112-13
14Rochdale210135-23
15Southend201134-11
16Plymouth201123-11
17Blackpool201112-11
18Coventry201112-11
19Luton201112-11
20Wycombe201103-31
21Bristol Rovers200224-20
22Shrewsbury200213-20
23Burton200225-30
24Oxford Utd200206-60
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