Doncaster Rovers 0 Fleetwood Town 1 - Slump continues for Rovers

Barrie McKay’s second-half strike was enough for Fleetwood Town to condemn struggling Doncaster Rovers to a ninth defeat from 12 matches.

Fleetwood enjoyed the better of a lacklustre first half with good chances to break the deadlock.

Sam Finley’s dink over Doncaster keeper Louis Jones forced player-manager Andy Butler to head off the line.

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Vassell cut out a slack pass and surged forward before striking the post with a shot from the edge of the box.

DEFEAT: For Andy Butler and Doncaster Rovers as they lost 1-0 to Fleetwood Town at the Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Picture: Getty Images.
DEFEAT: For Andy Butler and Doncaster Rovers as they lost 1-0 to Fleetwood Town at the Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Picture: Getty Images.

Fleetwood took the lead on 51 minutes when Swansea loanee McKay raced in from the left and finished well from a tight angle.

Vassell went close to immediately doubling the advantage when he looked to catch Jones out from a long ball.

The closest Doncaster came to an equaliser was with a Reece James shot that hit the side netting.

Callum Camps should have doubled Fleetwood’s lead but fired wide from close range while Ged Garner drew a good save from Jones as the visitors saw out the win comfortably.

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