Date: 10th February 2019 at 9:20am
Written by:
Rotherham United
1 – 1
Wigan Athletic

New York Stadium

Championship

9/02/2019 3:00 pm

Attendance: 9611

Referee: Oliver Langford

Rotherham United Wigan Athletic
Robertson (28) Windass (32)
Rodak Jones
Jones Byrne
Mattock Naismith
Wood Dunkley
Robertson Fox (Kipre 25)
Ajayi
 
James
Taylor (Newell 69) Pilkington
 
Vaulks Baningime
Crooks (Towell 79) Jacobs (Masey 90+3)
Forde
 
Clarke
Smith Windass
 

Substitutes

Price Walton
Ihiekwe Kipre
 
Vyner Olsson
Newell McManaman
Wiles Garner
Towell Massey
Yates

Game Statistics

17 Goal attempts 8
5 On Target 3
12 Corners 2
17 Fouls 12
2 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
55 % 45

Rotherham United entertained Wigan Athletic at the New York Stadium yesterday (well I say entertained – was it only me who came away feeling a little deflated?) in a game which ended one-all.

According to the stats the Millers had more of the possession, and we actually don’t say that too often, won more duels both on the ground and in the air. We also had twelve corners to Wigan’s two – I feel it’s just a pity we haven’t got a fox in the box to put some of those set-pieces away.

Our passing accuracy was sixty-three per cent and fifty-six per cent in our opponents half. But, although we had more crosses than Wigan their crossing accuracy was slightly better.

The Millers had seventeen shots at goal (six of those being outside the box) with five of those being on target while Wigan had three shots on target from eight shots.

I often take the stats with a pinch of salt but if we really are having that many shots towards goal it’s about time we were scoring more, don’t you think?

 

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