Match updates from Bristol Rovers v Coventry City

Last updated : 11 August 2012 By Covsupport News Service

Coventry City face Bristol Rovers of League Two in their last game of pre-season.


Bristol Rovers: Turner, Smith, Paterson, Clarkson, Harrold, Brown, Norburn, Virgo, Clucas, Broghammer, Lund

Subs: Gough (GK), Baldvinsson, Gill, Richards, Anyinsah, Brown, Staley.
Coventry City: Dunn, Clarke, Wood, Brown, Hussey, Baker, Kilbane, Barton, Daniels, Ball, McDonald.
Subs: Burge (GK), Malaga, McSheffrey, Elliott, O'Donovan, Edjenguele, Jennings, Poloskei.
Coventry City are wearing their traditional sky blue.
Former Coventry City player Adam Virgo is playing for Bristol Rovers.
The referee starts the match.
2. Bristol have two corners cleared.  There are about 180 City fans in stand behind the goal and terrace down the side.
4. City win a  corner. Baker's flagkick is caught by Rover's 'keeper Turner.
5. Richard Wood heads into the net from a free kick but the flag is up on main stand side for offside.
10. Barton has a shot from 20 yards out, but it goes wide.
18.  Cody McDonald has ashot deflected for a corner.
22 GOAL:  McDonald scores from a Hussey cross to make it Bristol Rovers  0 Coventry City 1
25. Cody McDonald has a good volley blocked for a corner.
Cody's goal came from a low diving header.
39. GOAL: Bristol Rovers win a corner and Matt Harrold rises to head in from four yards to equalise.
The referee blows the whistle for half time
Half time score; Bristol Rovers 1(Harrold)  Coventry City 1 (McDonald
Jennings and McSheffrey will be coming on for the second half for Coventry City.
46.  Substitution; Barton is off and replaced by McSheffrey and Daniels is replaced by Jennings.
46. GOAL: McDonald get his second goal of the game with a low shot from the left to make it 2-1 to Coventry City.
50. A stinging 23 yarder from Chris Hussey is fumbled away by Turner in the Rovers goal for a corner.
60. Bristol win a corner.
61. Substitution: Poloskei comes on in place of McDonald. Elliot on for Ball.
64. Dunn pushes a shot from the edge of the area over the bar for a Rovers corner.
73. A Baker 25 yard shot goes over the bar.
76. A trip by Dunn on Clarkson leads to a free kick right on the edge of the area. The kick goes wide.
With five minutes of normal time left to go Coventry City still lead by 2-1.
87. Substitution; O'Donovan is on in place of Kilbane.
The referee brings the game to an end.
Full time score Bristol Rovers 1(Harrold) Coventry City 1 (McDonald 2)