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Salford City vs Doncaster Rovers Live Stream, Predictions
The League Two meeting at Peninsula Stadium on Saturday sees home side Salford City welcome Doncaster Rovers.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Salford City v Doncaster Rovers, scroll down including the latest game odds.
📏 Form Guide
Salford City will be hoping for a better result after a 4-3 League Two loss in their previous game against Crewe Alexandra.
For Salford City, the scorers were Louie Barry (19'), Callum Hendry (45') and Stevie Mallan (85'). Daniel Agyei (31', 90'), Joel Tabiner (40') and Connor O'Riordan (87') scored for Crewe Alexandra.
It has not been often in recent times that Salford City have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Salford City have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 11 goals in the process.
Doncaster Rovers come into this game following a 2-1 League Two win against AFC Wimbledon in their previous fixture.
For Doncaster Rovers, the goals were scored by Harrison Biggins (27') and George Miller (32'). Josh Davison (18') was the scorer for AFC Wimbledon.
For 5 of the past 6 games involving Doncaster Rovers, a comparatively low number of goals have gone in between them and their opponents. The overall average number of goals per game in that period is a mere 1.5, with the number of goals averaged by The Rovers standing at 0.5. We will have to see if that trend will be sustained in this game.
👥 Head to head
The last league meeting featuring these clubs was League Two match day 5 on 20/08/2022 which finished with the scoreline of Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Salford City.
The match was refereed by Andrew Kitchen.
ℹ️ Team News: Salford City
The Salford City boss Neil Wood does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this match owing to a fully injury-free group to pick from.
In our view, The Ammies look set to employ a 5-3-2 formation for this game with Daniel Bachmann, Jeremy Ngakia, Ryan Porteous, Craig Cathcart, Wesley Hoedt, Ken Sema, Ismaël Koné, Leandro Bacuna, Imran Louza, João Pedro and Keinan Davis.
📋 Team News: Doncaster Rovers
Owing to a fully healthy group available for selection, the Doncaster Rovers manager Danny Schofield has no fitness worries to report ahead of this match.
We believe The Rovers seem likely to play in a 3-5-2 system, choosing Ben Amos, Charlie Hughes, Omar Rekik, Ryan Nyambe, Tendayi Darikwa, Max Power, Christ Tiehi, James McClean, Danel Sinani, Ashley Fletcher and Will Keane.
We feel that Doncaster Rovers would be disappointed if they were not to find the back of the net against this Salford City team, although that realistically won’t be as many as they’ll concede.
We think that it’s going to be a close game with a 2-1 victory for Salford City by the conclusion of the game. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
Lucas Pereira, 02:27 14/03/2023
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Peninsula Stadium (5,108)
Captain: Ash Eastham
Chairman: Karen Baird
Manager: Neil Wood
Competitions: League Two position 7
⭐ Key Man: Conor McAleny
Customarily deployed in the Striker position, Conor McAleny was born in Liverpool, England. Having played his first senior match for Everton in the 2011 - 2012 season, the accomplished Forward has bagged 9 league goals in the League Two 2022 - 2023 season to date coming from a total of 22 appearances.
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