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The New Den (ATT 10,014) 28th December 2009 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: F Graham

Millwall Millwall vs Bristol Rovers Bristol R

Millwall 2

S Morison (62)
P Baldwin (og 90+5)

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Bristol R 0

Lions too strong for Rovers

Morison maintains fine form in 2-0 success

Last Updated: 28/12/09 5:53pm

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Morison: Broke deadlock

Morison: Broke deadlock

Steve Morison's seventh goal in as many games helped Millwall get their play-off hunt back on track with a 2-0 victory over Bristol Rovers at the New Den.

The Lions' pursuit of a top-six finish had stuttered with just two victories in eight league matches but Morison's 62nd-minute strike and a Pat Baldwin own goal sealed the points.

It was the visitors who came closest to opening the scoring and Jo Kuffour was denied his ninth goal of the season by the inside of the post before David Forde produced a stunning save to push Chris Lines' free-kick onto the bar.

The Lions regained control after the break and had two penalty appeals waved away early on while Lewis Grabban shot wide.

And their pressure paid off when Morison delightfully lifted David Martin's cross over centre-back Danny Coles before volleying past the advancing Mikkel Andersen.

Mark Wright had his shot cleared off the line as Rovers searched for an equaliser before Morison's stoppage-time shot was parried by Andersen into the path of Baldwin who could only watch as it rolled over the line.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 45 96
2 Preston North End 45 89
3 Milton Keynes Dons 45 88
4 Swindon Town 44 77
5 Sheffield United 45 70
6 Chesterfield 45 68
7 Rochdale 45 63
8 Bradford City 45 62
9 Peterborough United 45 62
10 Fleetwood Town 45 60
11 Walsall 45 59
12 Gillingham 45 59
13 Barnsley 45 59
14 Doncaster Rovers 45 58
15 Scunthorpe United 45 56
16 Oldham Athletic 45 56
17 Port Vale 45 54
18 Coventry City 45 52
19 Crewe Alexandra 45 52
20 Notts County 45 50
21 Crawley Town 45 50
22 Leyton Orient 45 48
23 Colchester United 44 48
24 Yeovil Town 45 40

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