Doncaster Rovers have had a tough first half of the season, having only won four of their 24 fixtures in League One so far, with their struggles leaving the club bottom of the division.
The Reds are currently nine points adrift of safety, adding some pressure to Saturday’s match against Wigan Athletic in their bid to fight against relegation.
Gary McSheffrey’s team head into this game on the back of three defeats, with Doncaster being unable to find the back of the net in their most recent outing.
Fleetwood Town picked up a 1-0 victory in that match, with Ellis Harrison scoring the only goal on the day, even though it was a closely-contested encounter.
However, they will have to improve upon their result the last time the two teams met, as it was the Latics who got the three points that day in a 2-1 win.
Doncaster actually took the lead in that encounter, but a brace from Will Keane was enough to secure the three points for Wigan.
Leam Richardson’s team showcased their fighting spirit at the weekend in the FA Cup, earning their place in the fourth round as a 94th-minute goal from Thelo Aasgaard won them the game 3-2 against Blackburn Rovers.
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This was their 14th match in a row without suffering a defeat across all competitions, which is the exact type of form every club is looking for within the busy winter period.
The positive results have allowed Wigan to sit fourth in the table, and they are only five points behind Rotherham United, who sit top, plus they have three games in hand.
The Latics will be hoping to place real pressure on those above them, and after scoring nine goals across their previous three matches, there will be no shortage of attacking confidence within the group