Doncaster host Charlton within the 1st leg of their League One play-off semi-final on Sunday evening, with the failure label firmly around their necks.
Doncaster boss Grant McCann encompasses a fully-fit squad as Rovers enter the League One play-offs with only one win from their past four games.
McCann’s aspect complete the campaign in sixth place and host Charlton Athletic within the 1st leg of their semi-final tie on Sunday (12:15 BST).
Charlton finished third and have won seven of their past eight games.
Addicks midfielder Jonny Williams (ankle) has passed a fitness take a look at, however striker Igor Vetokele could be a doubt.
Meanwhile, defender Chris Solly serves the ultimate match of a four-game suspension following his sending-off against Oxford on Good Friday.
The only aspect within the play-offs while not Premier League expertise, Rovers notice themselves among the likes of Portsmouth and Sunderland,
having command their nerve on the ultimate day of the season to nab the ultimate top-six berth, at the expense of Peterborough.
Their guests, radio-controlled by former player Lee Bowyer, have managed to exceed expectations this term, capitalising on the downswing in kind of each Pompey
and also the Black Cats and earning what they could see because the favourable tie, having finished third.
Grant McCann encompasses a absolutely work squad to decide on from as his Doncaster aspect face Charlton within the 1st leg of their Sky Bet League One play-off.
Alfie Beestin and mount Whiteman may inherit the squad once recently sick from injury.
McCann’s aspect didn’t secure their play-off spot till the ultimate day of the regular season with a 2-0 home convince Coventry and he can look to keep up the momentum against Charlton.
Rovers are going to be able to have faith in veteran James Coppinger, 38, on the far side the play-offs once the athlete signed a replacement contract on.
Charlton manager Lee Bowyer is hopeful midfielder Jonny Williams are going to be able to face Doncaster once passing a fitness take a look at on weekday. However, forward Igor Vetokele misses out through injury.
Bowyer is unsure once Vetokele are going to be work, therefore he may additionally miss the come back fixture at The depression. However, aside from Vetokele, Bowyer encompasses a full squad to decide on from.
Doncaster ar showing within the play-offs for a second time within the league, earning promotion in their 1st, that was additionally united One in 2007-08.
Charlton have reached the League One promotion play-offs for a second consecutive campaign; they were eliminated by Shrewsbury within the 2017-18 semi-finals.
The sixth-placed aspect has attained promotion from League One in 2 of the last 3 seasons (Barnsley in 2016, Millwall in 2017); solely 2 of the last eighteen third-tier play-off winners had finished sixth before this.
GOAL! DONCASTER 0-2 CHARLTON (Aribo 34)
The old one-two puts Charlton in full control now! Taylor is at the heart of it again, receiving the ball after a poor Andrew clearance is intercepted, and with Oribo just staying onside inside the box he’s slipped in on the right of the area by Charlton’s top scorer.
He shoots from a tight angle and Marosi should palm his shot away, or even perhaps hold it, but it squirms through his hands and in to deal a major body-blow to the hosts.
GOAL! DONCASTER 0-1 CHARLTON (Taylor 32)
Of all the stunners you see in the play-offs at this time of year… This isn’t one of them. Charlton aren’t too bothered though. Purrington’s cross from the left gets a glancing header amid a bundle of bodies in the middle, and Cullen gets to the byline to keep it alive.
He pulls it back across the six-yard box, where Taylor sees a shot blocked, but he’s not to be denied at the second attempt, his diving header giving Charlton the lead with his 22nd of the season.