Rotherham United travel to Birmingham to take on Aston Villa at Villa Park for this Tuesday evening game.
Rotherham United and Aston Villa have met ten times in the league, Villa winning seven of those to the Millers two.
The last time the Millers were the visitors at Villa Park was in August 2016. Two first half goals from Rudy Gestede and one in the second half from Jack Grealish gave the hosts a three-nil win.
The last, and only, time the Millers won at Villa Park in the league was in October 1971. The score was two-one in this old Division Three game with Carl Gilbert and Trevor Phillips being Rotherham’s scorers on the day. Andy Lochhead replied for the hosts in front of over 30,000 fans. Villa ended that season top of Division Three, five points ahead of Brighton. The Millers finished fifth.
The first league game at Villa Park saw two goals from Bobby Thomson added to a first from Ron Wylie to give the hosts a three-nil victory.
League Games – Millers v Villa
04.03.2017 Rotherham 0-2 Aston Villa
13.08.2016 Aston Villa 3 Rotherham 0
Division 3 (Old)
11.03.1972 Rotherham 0-2 Aston Villa
09.10.1971 Aston Villa 1-2 Rotherham
13.02.1971 Aston Villa 1-0 Rotherham
23.01.1971 Rotherham 1-1 Aston Villa
Division 2 (Old)
23.12.1967 Rotherham 0-2 Aston Villa
26.08.1967 Aston Villa 3-1 Rotherham
23.04.1960 Aston Villa 3-0 Rotherham
05.12.1959 Rotherham 2-1 Aston Villa