Cheltenham 0-1 Doncaster Rovers: John Marquis earns first away win of 2016

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Doncaster Rovers claimed a second successive win for the first time in 2016 as John Marquis’ strike downed Cheltenham Town.

Marquis kept his cool on 53 minutes to score his second in as many matches and it proved enough to separate the sides.

The win ends Rovers’ run of 11 away games without victory and moves them up to sixth in League Two after four matches.

Cheltenham: Griffiths, Suliman (Hall 51), Parslow, O’Shaughnessy, Cranston, Waters, Whitehead (Jennings 63), Pell, Drayton, Wright, Arthur (Smith 75).

Subs not used: Kitscha, J Rowe, Lymn, Barthram Rovers: Marosi, Lund, Wright, Butler, Evina, Blair (Mandeville 80), Coppinger (Middleton 87), Houghton, T Rowe, Marquis, Williams.

Subs not used: Etheridge, Amos, Pugh, Fielding, Calder.

Referee: Mark Heywood (West Yorkshire)

Attendance: 2,923 (367 away)