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Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Barnsley

A tame South Yorkshire derby between Doncaster and Barnsley ended goalless as both sides cancelled each other out.

A point did little for either side's promotion credentials, but for Barnsley - backed by over 3,600 travelling fans - it consolidated their top-two spot.

Mamadou Thiam struck the side-netting in the first minute for the visitors.

Barnsley keeper Adam Davies then pulled off a terrific double save three minutes later to keep out Mallik Wilks' header and John Marquis' follow-up.

Wilks then fired inches wide, before James Coppinger's fierce effort through a crowded box was well saved by Davies.

Cauley Woodrow flicked a shot well over Marko Marosi's bar just before the hour mark and at the other end Davies comfortably saved a tame Marquis effort.

Marosi then beat away Woodrow's 25-yard effort, with the home stopper then palming out Victor Adeboyejo's cross shot as the game threatened to liven up a little.

Substitute Mike-Steven Bahre had an effort deflected narrowly wide and Woodrow drilled a low free-kick just past Marosi's left-hand upright.

Rovers sub Kieran Sadlier nearly won it for Rovers at the death, but Davies brilliantly kept out his effort and denied Alfie May from the follow-up.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Doncaster

Formation 4-3-3

  • 13Marosi
  • 17Blair
  • 31Downing
  • 6Butler
  • 3Andrew
  • 15Kane
  • 8Whiteman
  • 10RoweSubstituted forCrawfordat 67'minutes
  • 7WilksSubstituted forMayat 82'minutes
  • 9Marquis
  • 26CoppingerSubstituted forSadlierat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Crawford
  • 12Anderson
  • 18Smith
  • 19May
  • 22Sadlier
  • 33Jones
  • 44Lewis

Barnsley

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Davies
  • 12Cavaré
  • 6LindsayBooked at 20mins
  • 5Pinnock
  • 22WilliamsSubstituted forHedgesat 81'minutes
  • 29Adeboyejo
  • 4DougallSubstituted forFryersat 18'minutes
  • 27MowattBooked at 90mins
  • 28Williams
  • 26ThiamSubstituted forBähreat 59'minutes
  • 9Woodrow

Substitutes

  • 3Fryers
  • 7Hedges
  • 13Walton
  • 15Green
  • 18Jackson
  • 20Styles
  • 21Bähre
Referee:
Ross Joyce
Attendance:
11,710

Match Stats

Home TeamDoncasterAway TeamBarnsley
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home13
Away15
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home13
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Doncaster Rovers 0, Barnsley 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Doncaster Rovers 0, Barnsley 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ryan Hedges (Barnsley) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  4. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ben Williams (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  5. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Alfie May (Doncaster Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  6. Booking

    Alex Mowatt (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Alex Mowatt (Barnsley).

  8. Post update

    Herbie Kane (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kieran Sadlier (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Andy Butler (Doncaster Rovers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Adam Davies.

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

    Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Danny Andrew.

  14. Post update

    Ben Williams (Barnsley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Matty Blair (Doncaster Rovers).

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Victor Adeboyejo (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box is too high.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Cauley Woodrow (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

  18. Post update

    Ben Williams (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Benjamin Whiteman (Doncaster Rovers).

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Alfie May replaces Mallik Wilks.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Friday 15th March 2019

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton372310470294179
2Barnsley382112564283675
3Sunderland361816262332970
4Portsmouth371911764412368
5Charlton37199955371866
6Doncaster3715121061461557
7Peterborough371510125752555
8Blackpool371314103937253
9Coventry37158144141053
10Fleetwood371310144741649
11Burton371211144544147
12Plymouth37129164757-1045
13Wycombe371111154656-1044
14Accrington361111143849-1144
15Scunthorpe37128174662-1644
16Bristol Rovers361110153737043
17Gillingham37127184759-1243
18Southend37126194754-742
19Walsall37119174158-1742
20Shrewsbury37913154049-940
21Oxford Utd37913154354-1140
22Rochdale37108194475-3138
23Bradford37106214262-2036
24Wimbledon37106213153-2236
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