Date: 29th December 2019 at 11:36pm
Written by:
Rotherham United
4 – 0
Peterborough United

New York Stadium

League One

29/12/2019 3:00 pm

Attendance: 9019

Referee: Andy Haines

Rotherham United Peterborough United
Wood (50), Butler (og 58), Ward (og 77), Vassell (90+2)
Iversen Pym
Thompson Mason
Ihiekwe Kent
Robertson (Wood 27) Beevers
Crooks Reed (Bennett 57)
Ogbene Woodyard
Barlaser Boyd
Olosunde Burrows (Ward 45)
Morris (Smith 77) Jade-Jones
Ladapo (Vassell 69) Toney (Eisa 82)


Price O'Malley
Wood Bennett
Hastie Cartwright
Wiles Barker
Lindsay Jones
Vassell Ward
Smith Eisa

Game Statistics

18 Goal attempts 3
6 On Target 1
11 Corners 1
12 Fouls 13
0 Yellow Cards 2
1 Red Cards 1
54 % 46

Rotherham United probably saved their best performance of 2019 until the last game of the year this afternoon beating a fancied Peterborough United side four-nil at the New York Stadium (and I don’t think they will be wanting to see a South Yorkshire side again for some time!)

As a fan I thought the Millers were by far the better side with the stats saying that we had fifty-four per cent of possession to Peterborough’s forty-six. Rotherham were also successful in fifty-five per cent of the duels and won fifty-nine per cent of the aerial duels this afternoon.

Rotherham had eleven corners to Peterborough’s one and our passing accuracy in our opponents half comes out at fifty-nine per cent. The hosts had eighteen shots at goal of which six were on target (I’d have thought a couple more than six personally) to the visitors one on target from three shots.

Peterborough conceded one more foul, thirteen, than Rotherham with Rotherham having no yellow cards in the game.

What matter most, of course, is the three points, the four goals and, for me, equally important is the clean sheet.

For Millers fans it was a very satisfactory afternoon – more of these please!


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