09 October 2019 04:47

Rotherham led early at the New York Stadium when Rovers' skipper-for-the-night Joe Wright headed into his own goal.

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Rotherham United v Doncaster Rovers The summer signing from Shamrock Rovers suffered an injury shortly after his switch but proved well worth the wait as he grabbed a goal and an assist in a topsy-turvy South Yorkshire derby. Rotherham led early at the New York Stadium when Rovers' skipper-for-the-night Joe Wright headed into his own goal. But Wright atoned for his error - after Kieran Sadlier equalised with a stunning strike before the break - by sending home a fine header at the right end. The Millers levelled with a fine finish from Carlton Morris, laid on by Clarke who then won a penalty which Morris missed. Sign up to our daily newsletter The i newsletter cut through the noise Thanks, {{email}} has been added to our newsletter.

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The frantic tipping of the balance of the game could hardly have been predicted by a flat opening period - punctuated only by the goals of Wright and Sadlier - in front of a sparse crowd at the New York. Demonstrating where the competition fits in the two sides' priority lists, both rang the changes - the Millers made eight, Rovers nine. It meant much of the evening's interest centred on the new faces. Julien Lamy made his long-awaited first start for the Millers and impressed with lively footwork and plenty of confidence. And for Rovers there was a first glimpse of new signing Kwame Thomas, operating as the lone striker in Darren Moore's 4-2-3-1 system. He initially lost out in the physical battle with the Rotherham defence but then produced a couple of excellent flick-ons - one of which led to Sadlier's equaliser. But the headlines would go to Clarke, who kicked off his Rotherham career with a real bang after coming off the bench at the break. Prior to his introduction, Clarke will have watched his side enjoy the better of the opening half as the Millers made their greater experience on the night count. The hosts had the better cohesion and greater tempo as Rovers struggled to get going and maintain any possession of their own. The deadlock was broken on 11 minutes when Billy Jones sent in a wonderful cross, forcing Wright to act but his attempt at a blocking diving header only sent the ball cannoning past Ian Lawlor. It took Rovers a while to recover and Lawlor was forced into a smart save from Freddie Ladapo before Morris headed straight at him moments later. Thomas offered the first element of threat for Rovers when he met a cross from Alex Kiwomya with a stooping header but sent it well over the bar. Rovers grew into Live Rotherham United - Doncaster Rovers team news, preview and predictions Today's matchday is 8 October and we have to watch the opposition between Rotherham United and Doncaster Rovers! The opposition is taking place from England. So, hello everyone! This day we're doing a broadcast especially for you, guys. The opposition is playing in the league EFL Trophy. This opposition between Rotherham United and Doncaster Rovers promises to be well cool. The last Rotherham United's opposition was versus Queens Park Rangers. The score was 1: 2. Doncaster Rovers played the last opposition against Barnsley with the score 0: 0. Both coaches chose victorious line-ups. It's difficult to highlight the match favorite completely. Fans can make a decision and choose their own match favorite in voting and comments. Today this opposition is serving by the professional man with a whistle.