Rotherham United win 2-1 against Oxford United

Written by Louisa Hinks

After an early own goal, Rotherham fought their way to win the match, 2:1 to Oxford.

Before the game there was a one minutes silence and clap for the late Harold Wilcockson, who was a player for Rotherham United.

10 minutes in, Oxford took the lead when Dan Barlaser attempted to block the cross, but the ball ended up in his own net.

Rotherham managed to achieve an equaliser in the third minute of added time with Rarmanin Edmonds-Green.

Rotherham manager Paul Warne said: “The equalising goal was crucial. It changed our team talk at half time and we were able to go full positive with them.”

Rotherham started the second half quickly and with purpose.

After 66 minutes, Rotherham took the lead with a penalty goal from Barlaser.

Warne said: “The atmosphere today was really good and I’m thankful to the fans, they stuck with the team today and helped us to the result.

There were four minutes extra time at the end of the game, but the score remained the same.

With this win, there was a jubilant reaction from the home crowd as Rotherham are second in league one with a good chance for a promotion.

 

Written by Louisa Hinks

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