Another frustrating afternoon that served to further peel the gloss from what, despite the prevailing mood, remains an emphatic promotion season.
Given Adebayo Akinfenwa boasts the surface area of a parcel distribution depot, attempting to mark him employed most men in red-and-white hoops.
Rovers’ lead in League Two is cut to three points with three games still to play.
With Doncaster boasting one of the best away records in the division a tight game was expected.
Promotion. That seems as good a reason as any to record a podcast.
On another day Rovers would’ve won at a canter; they created the chances and did little wrong.
The wait is over, the sixth installment of blokes rambling about Doncaster Rovers is here.
Under pressure Orient inadvertently fed the best striker in the Football League, and within a couple of touches it was 2-1 one one, two one one.
Despite Kevin Nolan’s side taking until Wednesday to execute every set piece, Lord James Coppinger brought Rovers level.
Town’s hopes of finding a route in to the game ended with a petulant kick-out at May, and Will Boyle’s subsequent tunnel-wards trudge.
Twice Ian Lawlor blocked brilliantly at point-blank range to prevent the flight-path-dwellers taking an unmerited lead.
At half-time the teams seemed to swap tactics as well as ends, with Rovers no longer dominating through cultured football and Cambridge increasingly threatening.