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PREVIEW: DRFC v Lions

26 February 2016

Saturday 27th February 2016 (3pm), Sky Bet League One, Keepmoat Stadium.

Doncaster Rovers will aim to end their run of four straight losses when they welcome high flying Millwall to South Yorkshire on Saturday.

The Lions - under the tutelage of former legendary striker Neil Harris - have risen in to the play off positions after a run of six wins in eight games; in stark contrast to Darren Ferguson's Rovers who are looking to avoid an untimely double and move away from the uncomfortable lower reaches of League One.

Rovers have not overcome the Londoners since a 2-1 win at Keepmoat Stadium in November 2010. That particular Championship encounter - in front of over 10,000 fans - saw two goals in two minutes from James Hayter and loanee David Healy swing the game in the hosts favour after Steve Morison's 11th minute opener.

Morison, incidentally, was on hand once again to strike early in this season's reverse fixture; a 2-0 scoreline at The New Den.

The Welsh striker, now in his second stint with Millwall, has netted a dozen times this season and after pouncing on a loose Richie Welllens backpass on five minutes, volleyed his - and the hosts - second home moments later.
Historically, Rovers just shade encounters played on Doncaster soil - winning 5 games to Millwall's 4.

TEAM NEWS: Lynden Gooch will contend for a starting place after renewing his loan spell from Sunderland until the end of the season while Eddy Lecygne and Chis Neal have returned to their parent club. Richard Chaplow could face his one time employers, as could Nathan Tyson.

Last time out: Tues 27th Oct 2015
Millwall 2 (Morison, 5, 8)
Doncaster 0
League One
The New Den (8294)
MFC - J Archer, M Beevers, J Martin, T Craig, C Edwards, S Ferguson (B Webster, 89), B Thompson, G Saville, A O'Brien (L Martin, 86), S Morison, L Gregory (F Onyedinma, 69)
DRFC - T Stuckmann, C Evina, L McCullough, A T-Sinclair, M Lund (A Williams, 77), A Butler, J Coppinger, R Wellens (H Forrester, 53), H Middleton, N Tyson, C Stewart (D N'Guessan, 56)

Head to head results in Doncaster: Rovers 5; Millwall 4; Draws 4

WHAT ARE THE ODDS? DRFC 2/1; MFC 13/10; Draw 12/5

ROVERS PLAYER: Listen to live coverage from 14:45 with Tom Biltcliffe and Danny Czepiec. 

ROVERS WALL: Follow all the action as it happens from 13:30.

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