Our prediction for this League 2 match:
Newport County and Doncaster Rovers go head to head at Rodney Parade in the League Two round 2 on Saturday afternoon. The Exiles quickly bounced back from the league defeat to Accrington, with the team beating Charlton in the EFL Cup round 1 and, no doubt, they are eager to give fans yet another reason to celebrate. Midfielder Harry Charsley is pushing for a start after providing two assists for his teammates in the EFL Cup triumph, while there are no fresh injury worries in the home team.
The Donny, on the other hand, aim to build on the League Cup triumph over Hull City, but beating Newport in Wales is easier said than done. Taking everything into account, we believe that both sides should be happy with one point from the match. George Miller is widely expected to return to Doncaster’s starting eleven after scoring a brace in the midweek victory.
Highlighted Team (Doncaster):
Based in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, Doncaster Rovers are an English football club that compete in the League One. Keepmoat Stadium is the club’s home ground. The venue was opened on August 3, 2007 and it can hold up to 15,231 spectators.
Doncaster Rovers footballers wear white shirts with red stripes and white shorts when playing on home soil, whereas the club’s away colours are dark blue and red. Speaking of the Rovers’ history, the club was established back in 1879 by Alber Jenkins, who worked as a fitter at Doncaster’s Great Northern Railway.
Doncaster Rovers shared the spoils with Rawmarsh in their first ever game. The likes of Rotherham United, Barnsley, Grimsby Town and Scuntorpe United are considered the club’s main rivals. Over the years Doncaster fans have developed a rivalry with Plymout Argule as there have been fireworks in their games. Donny Dog, that wears a red and white jersey, is the club’s mascot.