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Last updated : 25 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Doncaster Rovers v Middlesbrough fixture

Middlesbrough travel to take on Doncaster Rovers at Keepmoat Stadium on Tuesday evening,

The last time the two teams met at Doncaster Rvs. was amazingly over twenty years ago, in May 1987, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Third Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 22 AugMiddlesbrough2 - 0Doncaster Rvs.CHMP
1986/1987Sat 09 MayDoncaster Rvs.0 - 2MiddlesbroughLGE1
1986/1987Sat 13 DecMiddlesbrough1 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
1986/1987Mon 24 NovMiddlesbrough3 - 0Doncaster Rvs.ASSM
1966/1967Sat 25 MarDoncaster Rvs.0 - 4MiddlesbroughLGE1
1966/1967Sat 29 OctMiddlesbrough2 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
1957/1958Wed 18 SepDoncaster Rvs.3 - 2MiddlesbroughCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Doncaster Rovers are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Rovers, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Doncaster Rvs., Middlesbrough are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Boro's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Doncaster Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 33 points from their 24 games played so far, Middlesbrough's 33 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Boro are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Doncaster Rvs.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Doncaster Rvs. Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Middlesbrough Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.