Date: 11th August 2010 at 12:29pm
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ACCRINGTON Stanley manager John Coleman believes his side will play much better football than they did last night against Doncaster Rovers, and not win.

ACCRINGTON Stanley manager John Coleman believes his side will play much better football than they did last night against Doncaster Rovers, and not win.

The Reds progressed into the Second Round of the Carling Cup after beating the Championship side in extra time.

Josh Payne opened the scoring for the hosts at The Keepmoat Stadium, just minutes after the half time break, but local boy Chris Turner levelled for the League Two side seven minutes from time to send the tie into extra time.

New signing Craig Lindfield scored on his Stanley debut just three minutes into the additional 30 minutes to ensure Coleman’s men were in the hat for the next round.

Coleman told TEAMtalk: ‘I’m made up with the result but slightly disappointed with the performance. That wasn’t Doncaster’s strongest team by any stretch of the imagination and I know we can play better than that.

‘We went to sleep for their goal at the start of the second half and I think we will play a lot better this season and not win games.

‘Obviously I’m pleased to go through and our fitness was good against a team that had freshened up throughout the side.’