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Rovers hit back to claim the points

Doncaster Rovers
2 - 1
Brentford

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20/10/12 3pm

Attendance: 6555

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Doncaster Rovers continued their recent good run with a comeback win at home to Brentford.

Rovers looked to be heading to their fourth defeat of the season before scoring twice in the last fifteen minutes.

Brentford broke the deadlock on the stroke of half time when Jonathan Douglas was found through the middle and his shot went in off the underside of the crossbar.

Rovers could have already been behind in the game with Clayton Donaldson missing a gilt-edged chance after a poor back pass by Shelton Martis.

David Cotterill got Rovers back into the game with just fifteen minutes when he cut inside before hitting a 25-yard shot past Simon Moore in the Brentford goal, his fifth goal of the season.

The goal spurred Rovers on and they won the game with just five minutes remaining when substitute Billy Paynter headed home a Martin Woods cross.

The win moves Rovers up to seventh place in League One with away trips to leaders Tranmere Rovers on Tuesday and fifth placed Notts County in the next week.


Teams

ROVERS
Gary Woods; Paul Quinn, Shelton Martis (David Syers 56), Rob Jones, Tommy Spurr; David Cotterill, James Harper, Martin Woods, Kyle Bennett; Ian Hume (Robbie Blake 80), Chris Brown (Billy Paynter 63)

Subs not used
Neil Sullivan, Michael Woods, Jordan Ball, Paul Keegan,

Brentford
Simon Moore; Shaleum Logan, Tony Craig, Harlee Dean, Jake Bidwell (Leon Legge 59); Adam Forshaw (Kevin O`Conner 72), Jonathan Douglas, Toumani Diagouraga, Harry Forrester; Tom Adeyemi (Stuart Dallas 78), Clayton Donaldson

Subs not used
Richard Lee, Scott Barron, Jimmy Spencer, Paul Hayes,

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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Sunday October 21 2012
Time: 7:23AM

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ANother cracker from Cotterill, he is making an habit of it.
1879Rovers
21/10/2012 22:08:00
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