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DRFC Preston v Doncaster Match Preview

DRFC Preston v Doncaster Match Preview

Doncaster Rovers travel to Preston on Tuesday night hoping to build on their tremendous victory at Bristol City on Saturday.

Form


Preston
The Lilywhites drew 1-1 at Plymouth Argyle on Saturday.

In their last home game the beat promotion chasing Cardiff City 3-0.

So far this season at home they have won seven, drawn six and lost three.

They are currently in thirteenth place on 43 points.

Recent home form: WdWLWL

Doncaster
The Rovers produced their best away performance of the season on Saturday when they beat Bristol City 5-2.

So far on their travels this season Doncaster have won four, drawn five and lost eight.

Rovers are currently in twelfth place, one place and one point above Preston.

Recent away form:WLWdLL

History

The two sides have only ever met on thirteen occasions at Deepdale with Preston winning eleven, Doncaster one and one draw.

When the two sides met last season, Preston won 1-0 thanks to a goal inside the final ten minutes by Jon Parkin.

When the two sides met at the Keepmoat earlier in the season the sides drew 1-1, Adam Lockwood scored a late equaliser for Rovers.

Full list of results at Preston (League unless stated)

1901/02 Preston 3-0 Doncaster Rovers
1902/03 Preston 5-0 Doncaster Rovers
1950/51 Preston 6-1 Doncaster Rovers
1970/71 Preston 4-0 Doncaster Rovers
1981/82 Preston 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
1982/83 Preston 4-1 Doncaster Rovers
1984/85 Preston 2-0 Doncaster Rovers
1987/88 Preston 1-2 Doncaster Rovers
1993/94 Preston 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
1994/95 Preston 2-2 Doncaster Rovers
1995/96 Preston 1-0 Doncaster Rovers
1997/98 Preston 3-2 Doncaster Rovers
2008/09 Preston 1-0 Doncaster Rovers

Match Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Preston 11/8
Draw 5/2
Doncaster Between 11/5 & 5/2



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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Monday March 8 2010
Time: 8:23AM

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Not a bad side at home so it will be difficult for Rovers but they should be full of confidence after Saturday.
dazza71
08/03/2010 08:44:00
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Rovers cannot afford to drop many more points if they want to reach the play offs, although I will be happy when they have 50 points and are almost guaranteed safety. I think there is only one relegation place left to be decided as both Peterborough and Plymouth look out of arms length for us.
DonnyEd
09/03/2010 16:23:00
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