DRFC Boro v Rovers Vital Preview
Doncaster travel to Middlesbrough on Saturday with both clubs still unbeaten this season.
Boro started the season with a 0-0 draw at home with Sheffield United, they have followed this up with comprehensive victories at Swansea and Scunthorpe.
Rovers have had three consecutive draws in the league and are still waiting for their first win as well as their first defeat.
Middlesbrough and Doncaster`s paths have only crossed nine times, all at Boro`s old ground Ayresome Park.
It`s the first time they have met since the 1986/87 season when Boro actually clinched promotion at Rovers on the final day of the season.
Rovers record at Boro is not very good with the home side winning eight to Rovers one.
Full list of results (League unless stated)
1901/02 Middlesbrough 6-0 Doncaster Rovers
1951/52 Middlesbrough 1-4 Doncaster Rovers FA Cup
1954/55 Middlesbrough 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
1955/56 Middlesbrough 4-1 Doncaster Rovers
1956/57 Middlesbrough 3-2 Doncaster Rovers
1957/58 Middlesbrough 5-0 Doncaster Rovers
1966/67 Middlesbrough 2-0 Doncaster Rovers
1986/87 Middlesbrough 3-0 Doncaster Rovers Associate Members Cup
1986/87 Middlesbrough 1-0 Doncaster Rovers
Betting (Best odds from Oddschecker.com)
First scorer (Selected players)
Lita (Boro) 11/2
Hayter (Rovers) 11/1
O`Neill (Boro) 16/1
Stock (Rovers) 16/1
Wheater (Boro) 25/1
Lockwood (Rovers) 40/1
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