BARROW-IN-FURNESS. Barrow overcomes Doncaster Rovers with a 2-0 win with a goal from B. Whitfield (37′) and a goal from T. Warren (78′). Doncaster Rovers was decisively better in terms of ball possession (61%).
The match was played at the The Dunes Hotel Stadium stadium in Barrow-in-Furness on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Scott Oldham who was helped by Billy Smallwood and Jake Topp. The 4th official was Matthew Corlett. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11.7 degrees Celsius or 52.99 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 81%.
Doncaster Rovers had a strong ball possession 61% while Barrow was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Barrow was more pushing with 56 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Barrow won the match.
Barrow shot 21 times, 7 on target, 14 off target. On the opposite side, Doncaster Rovers shot 6 times, 1 on target, 5 off target.
Barrow received 1 yellow card (J. Kay). On the other side, Doncaster Rovers received 2 yellow cards (A. Clayton and L. Tomlin).
After playing this match, Barrow will have 18 points to remain in the 3rd place. Regarding the opposition, Doncaster Rovers will stay with 14 points like Bradford City to hold in the 7th place.
In the next match in the League Two, Barrow will play away against Grimsby Town on the 18th of April with a 6-0 head to head stats in favor of Grimsby Town (4 draws).
Doncaster Rovers will play away agasint Stevenage on the 18th of April with a 3-1 head to head stats in favor of Doncaster Rovers (1 draw).
Barrow – Formation
Barrow started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Peter Wild decided to play with the following team: Paul Farman, Tyrell Warren , Sam McClelland , Niall Canavan , Myles Kenlock , Harrison Neal , Sam Foley , Robbie Gotts , Ben Whitfield , Josh Gordon and Josh Kay .
The home team had on the bench: T. White, J. Rooney, J. Lillis, Billy Waters, D. Moyo and G. Ray.
Barrow made 2 changes: J. Kay for B. Waters (65′) and H. Neal for T. White (90′).
Best player: Ben Whitfield
The player that probably impressed the most for Barrow was Ben Whitfield.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 23 passes (65% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 5. He performed 13 crosses.
Doncaster Rovers – Formation
Doncaster Rovers started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Gary McSheffrey played with: Jonathan Mitchell, Kyle Knoyle , Ro-Shaun Williams , Adam Long , Tommy Rowe , Adam Clayton , Harrison Biggins , Luke Molyneux , Lee Tomlin , Kyle Hurst and George Miller .
These were the players on the bench: B. Faulkner, Jon Taylor, Max Woltman , J. Maxwell, L. Jones, C. Seaman and Kieran Agard .
Doncaster Rovers made 3 changes: H. Biggins for J. Taylor (62′), K. Hurst for M. Woltman (62′) and L. Molyneux for K. Agard (80′).
Best player: Jonathan Mitchell
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Doncaster Rovers was the goalkeeper: Jonathan Mitchell. His rating is 7.41. He performed 6 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League Two.
- Crawley Town – Stockport County – 3-2
- Tranmere Rovers – Bradford City – 1-2
- Rochdale – Leyton Orient – 0-1
- Mansfield Town – Carlisle United – 0-0
- Hartlepool United – Crewe Alexandra – 1-1
- Harrogate Town – Salford City – 0-1
- AFC Wimbledon – Northampton Town – 0-2
- Walsall – Colchester United – 1-1
- Grimsby Town – Gillingham – 1-1
- Swindon Town – Sutton United – 3-2
- Stevenage – Newport County – 1-0
- Barrow – Doncaster Rovers – 2-0