Doncaster Rovers 3 Blackpool 2 - player ratings

Doncaster Rovers produced an excellent second-half comeback to defeat in-form Blackpool.
OFF-NIGHT: James CoppingerOFF-NIGHT: James Coppinger
OFF-NIGHT: James Coppinger

Trailing 2-0 at the interval, they went on to win 3-2.

Stuart Rayner looks at who played what part in the turnaround.

Joe Lumley – reassuringly noisy, but not always convincing during the difficult first half 6

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Brad Halliday – conceded a penalty and Blackpool thought there should have been too. Got forward well, though 6

Tom Anderson – he and Joe Wright were given a tough night by Gary Madine and Jerry Yates 6

Joe Wright – see above 6

Cameron John – his goal made the team believe 7

Ben Whiteman – the usual quality on the ball and another penalty scored 7

Reece James – decisive when he moved to the left, although he did not stay there 8

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James Coppinger – a rare off-night – when Rovers needed width he kept coming inside 5

Matt Smith – fouled for the penalty 6

Josh Sims – symptomatic of an off-colour first half yet he made two second-half goals 7

Feijiri Okenabirhie – few chances fell his way 6.


Taylor Richards (for Coppinger, 46) – brilliant pass for James's goal 7

Not used: Lokilo, Jones, Amos, Williams, Butler, Ravenhill.

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