Date: 15th September 2021 at 10:41am
Written by:
Lincoln City
1 – 1
Rotherham United

LNER Stadium

League One

14/09/2021 7:45 pm

Attendance: 8788

Referee: Samuel Barrott

Lincoln City Rotherham United
Fiorini (55) Smith (22)
Griffiths Johansson
Poole Ihiekwe
Robson (Bramall 81) Edmonds-Green
Montsma Mattock
 
Jackson
 
Ogbene
Bridcutt Bola (Sadlier 69)
Sorenson Lindsay (Wiles 81)
McGrandles (Fiorini 22) Barlaser
Hopper Rathbone
Maguire (Adelakun 67) Smith
 
Scully Ladapo (Griggs 69)

Substitutes

Long Vickers
Bramall Odoffin
Eyoma Woods
Adelakun Sadlier
Bishop Wiles
Fiorini Grigg
N'Lundulu Kayode

Game Statistics

9 Goal attempts 26
3 On Target 8
5 Corners 8
13 Fouls 19
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
53 % 47

Rotherham United got a point at the LNER Stadium (Sincil Bank) in the re-arranged game with Lincoln City yesterday evening in a game of football that I think did League One proud.

But what do those stats tell us?

Well they say that Lincoln had more possession citing fifty-three per cent to the Millers forty-seven – me, I think it was probably more like fifty/fifty. Rotherham had eight corners to the hosts’ five with City winning sixty-two per cent of the aerial duels.

Our passing accuracy in our opponents half comes out at sixty-per cent and seventy per cent altogether with Rotherham winning seventy-five per cent of our tackles. We conceded nineteen fouls (well ….) and had two yellow cards to the Imps’ one.

The Millers had a whacking twenty-six shots with eight of those being on target (and, I believe, eight that would have gone in if it hadn’t been for a fine display of goalkeeping from Lincoln’s number one). Nineteen of those shots were inside the box. The hosts had three shots on target from nine.

It was a pretty good attacking display from Rotherham last night and, in fairness, not too bad a display at the back either. In fact, a whole round team display. Which is a hundred per cent better than Saturday.

There was a change of referee last night with Samuel Barrott having the whistle – a ref the Millers haven’t met before.

 

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