Date: 17th April 2018 at 10:16pm
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Doncaster Rovers and Bury shared six goals in a thrilling 3-3 draw at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Doncaster looked to be cruising to victory thanks to goals from Andy Butler and John Marquis but an own goal from Niall Mason gave Bury hope and the Lancashire side, who have already been relegated, looked to be heading for an unlikely three points as they turned the game around to lead 3-2.

Defender Andy Boyle ensured Doncaster extended their unbeaten run to six games with his first goal for the club.

Doncaster made four changes to the side that beat MK Dons on Saturday and it was one of those four changes, Butler, who headed Doncaster ahead inside two minutes.

Marquis then saw his shot hit a post as Doncaster dominated the early exchanges.

Marquis doubled the lead with ten minutes remaining in the first half when he coolly slotted home his 15th goal of the season and his sixth in seven games.

The goal looked to set Doncaster up for a comfortable win but just moments later, Bury were back in the game when Mason headed past his own goalkeeper to reduce the deficit for the visitors.

Bury were level just six minutes into the second half when Jay O’Shea fired home from the penalty spot after Matty Blair had tripped Phil Edwards in the Doncaster area.

The visitors, who came into the game on the back of seven straight defeats, completed the turnaround on the hour when George Miller slotted home from close range.

 Bury’s joy was short-lived as Boyle headed home a James Coppinger corner just five minutes later.

Doncaster looked for a winner late in the game but they had to settle for a point as they missed the chance to climb into the top half of the table.


Doncaster Rovers

Marosi, Blair (Kiwomya 59), Butler, Boyle, Mason, Houghton, Whiteman, Coppinger (Kongolo 80), Beestin, Marquis, Rowe

Subs not used

Lawlor, Alcock, McCullough, Anderson, May


Murphy, Thompson, Edwards, Cooney, Styles, Mayor (Ismail 55), O’Shea (Tutte 90), Danns (Ince 81), Shotton, Miller, Bunn

Subs not used

Ripley, Clarke, Adams, Dai