Let’s end in style says Reds’ Robins

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BARNSLEY boss Mark Robins is relishing Saturday’s home clash against Millwall - and has targeted a welcome victory to finish the season on a high.

Three points will see the Reds achieve their highest finish in the npower Championship for five seasons and they can achieve at least one more point than last season’s final tally of 54.

And having been beaten by The Lions at the New Den earlier in the season, Robins is understandably championing his side to get one back over their visitors.

Robins, however, played down that the match was a revenge mission.

He said: “I just want to win like any other game. They turned us over 2-0 at their place earlier in the season and I want a better performance than that.

“We weren’t very good in the first half in that game, but we did improve in the second half. It would be good to finish the season with a victory to give our supporters something to smile about before they go home for the summer.”

Robins is well aware of the “numerous” threats the Lions possess.

Welsh international Steve Morison is the visitors’ key player, but Robins doesn’t know whether the influential forward will be at Oakwell on Saturday having been withdrawn after an hour of Millwall’s last fixture.

But the Reds’ boss is under no illusions that Millwall will present a stern test in the club’s final home fixture before a welcome break after a gruelling 46-match season.

“Millwall are a strong side, they’re going to make life difficult for us,” added Robins. “But we expect that and it’s up to us to impose ourselves like we always have done.

“They’ve got a lot of good players and they do pose a lot of threats. They’ve had momentum ever since they got promoted from League One last season and they’ve done incredibly well to stay in this Division because we all know how tough it is.”