Open game expected at AESSEAL New York Stadium: Rotherham United vs Millwall preview

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Competition: England Championship
Competition: Sat 19.September
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: AESSEAL New York Stadium (12021 seats)

With the nervous opening game out of the way it’s time for the second Championship game of the season. Rotherham United look forward to welcoming Millwall in front of their home support.

Millwall could be less fresh than the hosts in this fixture, as they played a Carabao Cup game only four sleeps ago.

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Rotherham United form and stats

Rotherham have played two draws in a row on their own stadium.

Happy days for Rotherham in their previous game, a Championship match away at Wycombe Wanderers (placed 20th) that ended with a 1-0 victory. Before that, Rotherham played out a Carabao Cup draw 1-1 when visiting Salford City (after extra-time, 4-2 on penalties).

Some amazing scenes last match, when Michael Ihiekwe scored the winning goal two minutes into stoppage time.

Last season, Rotherham United's league statistics were 18 wins, 8 draws and 9 losses, resulting in a 2nd position in the League One. Over these 35 matches they scored 61 goals and conceded 38. Playing at home last season Rotherham United managed 8-5-4 (win-draw-lost) with 31 goals and 16 conceded.

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Millwall form and stats

Millwall go into this game after a win, the home game against Cheltenham Town that ended 3-1. Preceding that match was the 0-0 draw at home vs Stoke City.

Let's have a look at how Millwall performed last season in the Championship: They landed a 8th position in the league table after playing out 17 victories, 17 draws and 12 defeats. In total they scored 57 and conceded 51 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 7 - drew 9 and lost 7 with 24/26 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

Last six meetings between the teams: Rotherham won three, Millwall won two and one draw. three games with over 2,5 goals, three matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

RotherhamM. Ihiekwe
M. Ihiekwe
1 goals

Rotherham United missing players

Millwall missing players

Rotherham United Millwall
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
1 0 0 Played P 0 0 1
1 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 1
0 0 0 Lost L 0 0 0
1 0 0 Scored S 0 0 0
0 0 0 Conceded C 0 0 0
100% 0% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
100% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 100%
 
4 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 2
3 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 8
1 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 1
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
12 0 0 Total Shots T S 0 0 9
2 0 0 Shots on Target S O 0 0 1
50% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 0%
Rotherham United Last season Millwall
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
35 17   Played P   23 46
18 8   Won W   7 17
8 5   Drew D   9 17
9 4   Lost L   7 12
61 31   Scored S   24 57
38 16   Conceded C   26 51
97% 94%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   87% 91%
77% 71%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   61% 70%
60% 53%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   30% 37%
31% 35%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   17% 22%
11% 12%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   13% 11%
60% 47%   BTTS BTTS   48% 54%
29% 35%   Clean Sheets C S   39% 35%
14% 24%   Failed to Score F T   26% 20%
 
6.9 8   Corners for (avg) C F   4.9 6.1
5.1 5.5   Corners against (avg) C A   5.6 4.5
1.7 1.8   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.5 1.5
2 2   Red cards R C   2 3
 
488 260   Total Shots T S   236 505
172 87   Shots on Target S O   72 169
35% 36%   Goal Efficiency G E   33% 34%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Queens Park Rangers 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
2 Reading 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 3
3 AFC Bournemouth 1 1 0 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
4 Bristol City 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
5 Birmingham City 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
6 Luton Town 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
7 Norwich City 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
8 Rotherham United 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
9 Swansea City 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
10 Watford 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
11 Millwall 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
12 Stoke City 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
13 Blackburn Rovers 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0
14 Coventry City 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0
15 Barnsley 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0
16 Brentford 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
17 Huddersfield Town 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0
18 Middlesbrough 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
19 Preston North End 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0
20 Wycombe Wanderers 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0
21 Cardiff City 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -2 0
22 Derby County 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -2 0
23 Nottingham Forest 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0
24 Sheffield Wednesday 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 -9
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Coventry City 34 18 13 3 48 30 17 11 5 1 22 11 17 7 8 2 26 19 18 67
2 Rotherham United 35 18 8 9 61 38 17 8 5 4 31 16 18 10 3 5 30 22 23 62
3 Oxford United 35 17 9 9 61 37 17 11 3 3 33 13 18 6 6 6 28 24 24 60
4 Portsmouth 35 17 9 9 53 36 18 12 6 0 36 15 17 5 3 9 17 21 17 60
5 Fleetwood Town 35 16 12 7 51 38 18 10 7 1 25 13 17 6 5 6 26 25 13 60
6 Peterborough United 35 17 8 10 68 40 17 12 3 2 41 13 18 5 5 8 27 27 28 59
7 Sunderland 36 16 11 9 48 32 19 10 8 1 35 13 17 6 3 8 13 19 16 59
8 Wycombe Wanderers 34 17 8 9 45 40 18 13 3 2 34 20 16 4 5 7 11 20 5 59
9 Doncaster Rovers 34 15 9 10 51 33 19 10 5 4 30 19 15 5 4 6 21 14 18 54
10 Ipswich Town 36 14 10 12 46 36 17 6 5 6 23 18 19 8 5 6 23 18 10 52
11 Gillingham 35 12 15 8 42 34 17 9 3 5 27 17 18 3 12 3 15 17 8 51
12 Burton Albion 35 12 12 11 50 50 17 6 8 3 19 14 18 6 4 8 31 36 0 48
13 Blackpool 35 11 12 12 44 43 17 9 2 6 27 23 18 2 10 6 17 20 1 45
14 Bristol Rovers 35 12 9 14 38 49 18 7 6 5 23 19 17 5 3 9 15 30 -11 45
15 Lincoln City 35 12 6 17 44 46 17 10 3 4 28 18 18 2 3 13 16 28 -2 42
16 Shrewsbury Town 34 10 11 13 31 42 17 6 5 6 21 24 17 4 6 7 10 18 -11 41
17 Accrington Stanley 35 10 10 15 47 53 17 7 2 8 33 27 18 3 8 7 14 26 -6 40
18 Milton Keynes Dons 35 10 7 18 36 47 18 9 1 8 20 21 17 1 6 10 16 26 -11 37
19 Rochdale 34 10 6 18 39 57 16 5 4 7 19 22 18 5 2 11 20 35 -18 36
20 AFC Wimbledon 35 8 11 16 39 52 18 5 9 4 18 18 17 3 2 12 21 34 -13 35
21 Tranmere Rovers 34 8 8 18 36 60 17 3 6 8 19 26 17 5 2 10 17 34 -24 32
22 Southend United 35 4 7 24 39 85 17 2 4 11 18 42 18 2 3 13 21 43 -46 19
23 Bolton Wanderers 34 5 11 18 27 66 17 4 8 5 17 23 17 1 3 13 10 43 -39 14
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Leeds United 46 28 9 9 77 35 23 15 5 3 40 14 23 13 4 6 37 21 42 93
2 West Bromwich Albion 46 22 17 7 77 45 23 10 10 3 44 27 23 12 7 4 33 18 32 83
3 Brentford 46 24 9 13 80 38 23 14 5 4 44 18 23 10 4 9 36 20 42 81
4 Fulham 46 23 12 11 64 48 23 15 2 6 40 26 23 8 10 5 24 22 16 81
5 Cardiff City 46 19 16 11 68 58 23 11 9 3 35 21 23 8 7 8 33 37 10 73
6 Swansea City 46 18 16 12 62 53 23 10 5 8 27 23 23 8 11 4 35 30 9 70
7 Nottingham Forest 46 18 16 12 58 50 23 10 5 8 27 27 23 8 11 4 31 23 8 70
8 Millwall 46 17 17 12 57 51 23 10 8 5 33 25 23 7 9 7 24 26 6 68
9 Preston North End 46 18 12 16 59 54 23 12 4 7 39 29 23 6 8 9 20 25 5 66
10 Derby County 46 17 13 16 62 64 23 11 8 4 33 21 23 6 5 12 29 43 -2 64
11 Blackburn Rovers 46 17 12 17 66 63 23 10 9 4 33 24 23 7 3 13 33 39 3 63
12 Bristol City 46 17 12 17 60 65 23 8 7 8 30 33 23 9 5 9 30 32 -5 63
13 Queens Park Rangers 46 16 10 20 67 76 23 9 5 9 42 42 23 7 5 11 25 34 -9 58
14 Reading 46 15 11 20 59 58 23 7 4 12 26 34 23 8 7 8 33 24 1 56
15 Stoke City 46 16 8 22 62 68 23 11 3 9 36 26 23 5 5 13 26 42 -6 56
16 Sheffield Wednesday 46 15 11 20 58 66 23 7 7 9 19 30 23 8 4 11 39 36 -8 56
17 Middlesbrough 46 13 14 19 48 61 23 6 8 9 20 29 23 7 6 10 28 32 -13 53
18 Huddersfield Town 46 13 12 21 52 70 23 8 6 9 26 30 23 5 6 12 26 40 -18 51
19 Luton Town 46 14 9 23 54 82 23 8 7 8 33 37 23 6 2 15 21 45 -28 51
20 Birmingham City 46 12 14 20 54 75 23 6 7 10 33 42 23 6 7 10 21 33 -21 50
21 Barnsley 46 12 13 21 49 69 23 7 9 7 29 33 23 5 4 14 20 36 -20 49
22 Charlton Athletic 46 12 12 22 50 65 23 8 6 9 28 27 23 4 6 13 22 38 -15 48
23 Wigan Athletic 46 15 14 17 57 56 23 10 7 6 33 23 23 5 7 11 24 33 1 47
24 Hull City 46 12 9 25 57 87 23 7 3 13 29 37 23 5 6 12 28 50 -30 45

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.