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Doncaster Rovers 1-4 Peterborough United

Peterborough spoiled James Coppinger's grand send-off as they thumped Doncaster 4-1 in the veteran's final game before retirement.

Goals from Mo Eisa, Niall Mason, Idris Kanu and Ricky-Jade Jones saw Peterborough sign off their promotion season in style against hapless Rovers.

Coppinger, 40, was given a guard of honour by both teams before the game as his 17th and final season with Doncaster was brought to an end.

But the sentiment from Posh ended there and they were ahead as early as the third minute when Eisa lashed in a shot from 20 yards.

Mason bundled in from close range against his former club from a cross on eight minutes before Kanu glanced a header in at the near post from a Harrison Burrows cross.

Jones grabbed the fourth on 39 minutes when he spun off his marker and fired home.

The closest Coppinger came to a golden moment saw him rattle the bar with a free kick in the second half.

And Tyreece John-Jules pulled a goal back in stoppage time for Doncaster.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Doncaster

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 13Jones
  • 5WrightSubstituted forHallidayat 29'minutes
  • 4Anderson
  • 21ButlerSubstituted forBlytheat 45'minutes
  • 28Horton
  • 14Smith
  • 27GreavesSubstituted forSimsat 45'minutes
  • 19John-Jules
  • 26CoppingerSubstituted forWilliamsat 82'minutes
  • 3James
  • 7BogleSubstituted forGomesat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Halliday
  • 6Gomes
  • 16Amos
  • 18Williams
  • 20Sims
  • 30Blythe
  • 32Bottomley

Peterborough

Formation 3-4-3

  • 1PymSubstituted forBlackmoreat 83'minutes
  • 6KentSubstituted forNascimentoat 75'minutes
  • 2Edwards
  • 24Mason
  • 23WardSubstituted forBlake-Tracyat 68'minutes
  • 14ReedSubstituted forBarkerat 83'minutes
  • 22Hamilton
  • 16Burrows
  • 19Kanu
  • 7Eisa
  • 17JonesSubstituted forO'Connellat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Thompson
  • 5Beevers
  • 18Blake-Tracy
  • 27Barker
  • 32Blackmore
  • 37O'Connell
  • 42Nascimento
Referee:
Peter Wright

Match Stats

Home TeamDoncasterAway TeamPeterborough
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home15
Away18
Shots on Target
Home7
Away6
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home5
Away4

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Doncaster Rovers 1, Peterborough United 4.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Doncaster Rovers 1, Peterborough United 4.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Doncaster Rovers 1, Peterborough United 4. Tyreece John-Jules (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Tom Anderson.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Kyle Barker.

  5. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Madger Gomes (Doncaster Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Reece James.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Branden Horton (Doncaster Rovers).

  7. Post update

    Idris Kanu (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Charlie O'Connell replaces Ricky-Jade Jones.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Will Blackmore replaces Christy Pym.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Kyle Barker replaces Louis Reed.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Harrison Burrows (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Ricky-Jade Jones.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Ed Williams replaces James Coppinger.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Louis Jones.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ethan Hamilton (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by Idris Kanu.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Tom Anderson.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Ronnie Edwards.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Adler Nascimento replaces Frankie Kent.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ethan Hamilton (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Frankie Kent.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Madger Gomes replaces Omar Bogle.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Peterborough United. Frazer Blake-Tracy replaces Joe Ward.

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