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DRFC Coventry v Doncaster Match Preview

Coventry City and Doncaster Rovers meet on Tuesday night with both teams trying to bounce back from defeats at the weekend.

Form


Coventry
The Sky Blues suffered a surprise 2-1 home defeat to bottom of the table Preston North End at the weekend.

So far this season at home they have won 2, drawn 1 and lost 1.

Overall they have played 8, won 3, drawn 2 and lost 3 and are currently in 13th place with 11 points.

Form this season (Last game first): LWLDLWDW

Doncaster
The Rovers also lost at the weekend but were very unfortunate to finish up on the wrong side of a 3-0 defeat at top of the table Queens Park Rangers.

So far this season away from home they have won 1, drawn 1 and lost 2.

Overall this season they have played 8 games, won 3, drawn 3 and lost 2 and they currently sit in tenth position with twelve points.

Form this season (Last game first): LdWDWLDW



History
The two clubs have only ever met on seven occasions at Coventry with the home side winning five, Doncaster one and one draw.

When the two sides met at the Ricoh Arena last season Coventry won 1-0 thanks to a late Clinton Morrison penalty.

Rovers have only ever visited the Ricoh Arena on two occasions and have lost both games by the same score line 1-0.

An amazing stat between the two clubs comes from the 1925/26 season. When they met at Highfield Road in September, Coventry won 4-0. When they met in the return at Belle Vue in January Rovers ran out 8-1 winners.

Full list of results at Coventry
1925/26 Coventry 4-1 Doncaster
1936/67 Coventry 1-1 Doncaster
1947/48 Coventry 1-0 Doncaster
1950/51 Coventry 3-1 Doncaster
1951/52 Coventry 1-2 Doncaster
2008/09 Coventry 1-0 Doncaster

Betting (Odds supplied by Bluesquare)

Coventry 5/4
Draw 9/4
Doncaster 15/8







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Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 27 2010

Time: 9:00AM

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Need to get back to winning ways in this game, we was unlucky on Saturday whilst I am sure the Coventry manager would have gone ballistic after losing to bottom of the table. A bit like Leeds recently we are once again in the firing line.
1879Rovers
You know exactly whats going to happen if Marlon King starts for them!!!
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