Doncaster Rvs. play host to Bournemouth at Belle Vue Gound on Monday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 1 of the 13 previous games, with the Rovers winning just 6.
The last time the two teams met at Doncaster Rvs. was well over fifteen years ago, back in March 1987, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Third Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 25 Sep||Bournemouth||5 - 0||Doncaster Rvs.||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 16 Nov||Bournemouth||2 - 1||Doncaster Rvs.||FAC|
|1986/1987||Tue 17 Mar||Doncaster Rvs.||0-3||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|1986/1987||Tue 21 Oct||Bournemouth||3 - 2||Doncaster Rvs.||LGE1|
|1985/1986||Sat 19 Apr||Bournemouth||1 - 1||Doncaster Rvs.||LGE1|
|1985/1986||Sat 23 Nov||Doncaster Rvs.||1 - 1||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|1984/1985||Sat 09 Feb||Doncaster Rvs.||3 - 0||Bournemouth||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Doncaster Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The Cherries have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Doncaster Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 33 points from their 25 games played so far, Bournemouth are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 41 points from 24 games.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Doncaster Rvs. are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Bournemouth running out comfortable winners. Away win
|Doncaster Rvs.||Not won in the 2 most recent games.|
|Bournemouth||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.