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DRFC Doncaster v Bristol City Preview

DRFC Doncaster v Bristol City Preview

Doncaster Rovers lock horns with Bristol City hoping to continue with their good start to December.

Form


Rovers have enjoyed two victories in the last week, the first time they have achieved back to back victories this season.

Last time out they beat local rivals Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 at home.

The two wins have lifted them to sixteenth in the table.

Recent home form: WWDWLd

Bristol City

The Robins also enjoyed a decent week taking four points from their two games.

They drew last weekend 0-0 at home against Ipswich Town before beating Leicester City 3-1 on their travels in midweek.

Those two results have lifted them to eight in the table, two points outside the play offs.

Recent away form: WLDWdL

History

The two sides have met on eighteen occasions at Doncaster with the home side winning eight to Bristol City`s four.

Since Rovers moved to the Keepmoat they have met on two occasions with each side both enjoying a 1-0 victory.

Last ten meetings
1981/82 Doncaster 2-2 Bristol City
1983/84 Doncaster 1-0 Bristol City
1984/85 Doncaster 1-1 Bristol City
1985/86 Doncaster 1-1 Bristol City
1986/87 Doncaster 1-0 Bristol City
1987/88 Doncaster 1-2 Bristol City
2004/05 Doncaster 1-1 Bristol City
2005/06 Doncaster 2-0 Bristol City
2006/07 Doncaster 0-1 Bristol City
2008/09 Doncaster 1-0 Bristol City


Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Match Betting

Doncaster Rovers 7/5
Draw 12/5
Bristol City 12/5


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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday December 10 2009
Time: 7:41PM

Comments

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Bristol had a good win in midweek so will be a hard game.
dazza71
10/12/2009 19:53:00
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A win on Saturday and Rovers will be comfortably in mid table. Not going to be easy though. Lets hope Sharp continues his recent form.
DonnyEd
10/12/2009 19:56:00
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Never very high scoring at Doncaster, 2-1 looks favourite.
King Billy
10/12/2009 20:04:00
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