Date: 15th April 2018 at 8:00am
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Doncaster Rovers turned around a first-half deficit to continue their good run with a 2-1 win at MK Dons.

 John Marquis scored twice for Doncaster to take his tally for the season to 14 goals as Doncaster made it five games unbeaten.

 Doncaster welcomed Alex Kiwomya and Jordon Houghton back into the starting line-up.

 Kiwomya had missed the last two games and he came back in to replace Alfie Beestin, who dropped to the bench, and Houghton, who had missed the last game at Gillingham, came back in to replace Ben Whiteman in midfield.

The home side started well and good defending and then a good save from Marko Marosi denied Peter Pawlett.

MK Dons opened the scoring on 19 minutes when a clever flick through from Chuks Aneke found Ike Ugbo and he lifted the ball over Marosi.

Ugbo almost scored his and MK Dons second when he beat Marosi but Doncaster defender Joe Wright got back to head his shot off the line.

Doncaster made the most of the reprieve in the second half as they turned the game around. They made the perfect start when Marquis scored his first goal of the afternoon just four minutes after the break.

MK Dons goalkeeper Wieger Sietsma failed to hold an Alex Kiwomya cross and Marquis was on hand from close range to poke the ball home.

The home side came close to retaking the lead but Marosi made another good save to deny Aneke.

Doncaster went ahead just past the hour when good a cross across goal from Tommy Rowe found Marquis and he smashed the ball past Sietsma.

MK Dons tried to find a way back into the game and Pawlett and Marcus Tavernier both fired wide as Doncaster held on for the points.

Teams

 MK DONS

Sietsma, Lewington (Thomas-Asante 64), Wootton, Ward, Williams, Upson, Pawlett Brittain (Muirhead 71), Golbourne, Aneke, Ugbo (Tavernier 79)

Subs not used

Jones, Cisse, Tymon, Agard

DONCASTER ROVERS

Marosi, Blair (Beestin 25), Wright (Butler 74), Baudry, Mason, McCullough (Whiteman 45), Houghton, Coppinger, Marquis, Kiwomya, Rowe

Subs not used

Lawlor, Boyle, Kongolo, May

 

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