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DRFC Doncaster v Leicester Preview

DRFC Doncaster v Leicester Preview

Doncaster Rovers welcome Leicester City to the Keepmoat Stadium on Tuesday night for a re arranged Championship fixture after the original game was postponed over the Christmas period.

Form


Doncaster
Rovers lost their first game in four at the weekend when they was beaten 2-1 at Queens Park Rangers.

Last time out at home they beat highflying Nottingham Forest 1-0.

Rovers currently sit in thirteenth position with 40 points from 31 games played.

Their home form so far this season as seen them win seven, draw five and lose three.

Recent home form: WLLWWW

Leicester
The Foxes battled to a 1-1 draw at Plymouth Argyle on Saturday.

They currently sit in sixth place with 48 points from 31 games.

So far away from home this season they have won four, drawn seven and lost four.

Recent away form: DDWdLL

History

It will be the first time the two clubs have met in over fifty years at Doncaster.

The two sides have only ever met at Doncaster on twelve occasions with half of these being draw.

Doncaster have enjoyed the better of the games, winning four to Leicester`s two.

The two clubs met only two weeks ago at the Walker Stadium when the sides battled out a 0-0 draw.

Full list of results at Doncaster
1901/02 Doncaster 2-1 Leicester
1902/03 Doncaster 0-0 Leicester
1904/05 Doncaster 3-0 Leicester
1935/36 Doncaster 1-0 Leicester
1936/37 Doncaster 0-0 Leicester
1947/48 Doncaster 1-1 Leicester
1950/51 Doncaster 2-2 Leicester
1951/52 Doncaster 2-2 Leicester
1952/53 Doncaster 0-0 Leicester
1953/54 Doncaster 0-2 Leicester
1955/56 Doncaster 6-2 Leicester
1956/57 Doncaster 0-2 Leicester

Match Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Doncaster 8/5
Draw 12/5
Leicester 2/1


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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Monday February 22 2010
Time: 3:54PM

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Rovers will quickly want to put Saturdays defeat behind them, usually play better against sides nearer the top than at the bottom.
dazza71
22/02/2010 16:31:00
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Lets get another three points and move nearer to the magic fifty.
DonnyEd
22/02/2010 20:14:00
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