Match report: Scunthorpe United 2 Doncaster Rovers 3

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Doncaster Rovers moved five points clear at the top of League One after triumphing over relegation-threatened Scunthorpe.

Rovers dominated the early exchanges and were 2-0 ahead after David Mirfin turned David Cotterill’s cross into his own net and Iain Hume finished smartly.

Mark Duffy’s spectacular effort pulled one back for the Iron but Brown’s strike restored Rovers’ two-goal lead.

Karl Hawley’s scuffed effort gave the hosts hope of a late comeback, but the league leaders held on for victory.