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JACK The goal­keeper BONHAM was - 9 back (pic­tured) to his best after least three a few ex­cep­tional quiet games. saves He made in the at first half to keep the hosts score­less at the break. JAMES CLARKE - 7

The de­fender had a good game de­fen­sively and of­fered him­self in at­tack with real gusto. TOM LOCK­YER - 7

It was an­other de­cent day for the skip­per who earned an­other clean sheet. There were some big headed clear­ances. TONY CRAIG - 7

His po­si­tion­ing en­sured he was al­ways in the right place to see out the threat from an at­tack that was both big­ger and quicker than him. MICHAEL KELLY - 7

The young left-back read the game beau­ti­fully at the Wham Sta­dium and made sev­eral key in­ter­cep­tions. OL­LIE CLARKE - 8

The wet, skiddy con­di­tions suited the mid­fielder down to the heavy ground un­der­neath him and he stood out in de­fence and played some surges for­ward in at­tack. A blocked shot in the first half looked to be go­ing in. ED UP­SON - 7

The con­di­tions were not con­ducive to nice pass­ing foot­ball but the mid­fielder still did well on the ball as Rovers tried to launch coun­ter­at­tacks. LIAM SER­COMBE - 6

Play­ing as ei­ther a very high at­tack­ing mid­fielder or as a deep num­ber 10, he strug­gled for find the room to op­er­ate, los­ing the ball sev­eral times and play­ing stray passes. TAREIQ HOLMES-DEN­NIS - 8

Again, the de­fender turned winger was Rovers’ most at­tack­ing threat. He had a cou­ple of shots blocked for cor­ners and had the beat­ing of his mark­ers, and they were mark­ers be­cause the hosts dou­ble teamed him. Holmes-Den­nis re­ally worked back hard in de­fence as well to help out. ALEX ROD­MAN - 7

The winger missed a cou­ple of great headed chances on Tues­day night and he put Rovers’ best chance of the first half wide from a cor­ner. ALEX JAKU­BIAK - 7

The striker was ad­ven­tur­ous and showed plenty of close con­trol but had very few shoot­ing chances. SUB­STI­TUTES

GAVIN REILLY (for Holmes-Den­nis, 59 mins) - 6 The striker came on with 31 min­utes re­main­ing and with the mis­sion to run down ev­ery­thing and that is what he did.

NOT USED: Adam Smith, Joe Part­ing­ton, Tom Broad­bent, Sam Matthews, Liam Ser­combe, Tom Nichols.

AC­CRING­TON STAN­LEY: Jonathan Maxted, Cal­lum John­son, Mark Hughes, Ross Sykes, Liam Gib­son (Will Wood, 86 mins), Jor­dan Clark, Sam Fin­ley, Daniel Bar­laser, Sean McConville, Billy Kee, Luke Arm­strong.

NOT USED: Scott Brown, Erico Es­teves-Sousa, An­drew Man­gan, Piero Min­goia, Sea­mus Con­neely, Tony Warner.

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