Doncaster Rovers 2 Burton Albion 0: Gary McSheffrey’s team take relegation battle to final day Yorkshire News

Fleetwood, who have a match against Sheffield Wednesday in midweek, are in last safe place, ahead of Gillingham, Wimbledon and Doncaster.

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Rovers’ goal difference is -45 compared to Fleetwood’s -17 and Gillingham’s -32, meaning they would need an unprecedented change in goal difference to survive on the final day next weekend. , while traveling to Oxford United.

HOME WIN: For Gary McSheffrey and Doncaster Rovers against Burton Albion. Image: PA wire.

Both Fleetwood and Gillingham are three points ahead of Doncaster, while Wimbledon are level on points with a goal difference of -25.

All of the above means that Doncaster is almost mathematically relegated, requiring a swing of 29 goals and results to make it through the final week.

However, goals from Joe Dodoo and Josh Martin ensured they lived to fight another day as they earned the win over the Brewers.

It didn’t look like it was going to be his day when Kyle Knoyle was deemed to have dragged John Brayford into the box. But Jonathan Mitchell had a heavy hand on Gassan Ahadme’s penalty to prevent it.

Burton enjoyed the best chances of the first half in a low-key affair with Ahadme driving in a header just wide.

But Rovers took the lead in the 37th minute when Dodoo received a deep cross from Knoyle and headed it to the far post.

They doubled the lead in the 75th minute when Martin latched on to a well-weighted ball from Reo Griffiths, rounded the keeper and into an empty net.

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This notice was published: 2022-04-23 17:36:22

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