Rotherham United: Player ratings from the Millers v Shrewsbury clash
The Star's Rotherham United man, Paul Davis, assesses the performances at AESSEAL New York Stadium.
RICHARD O’DONNELL 6
Saved a Shaun Whalley shot in the 29th minute. Didn’t have a deal to do as Shrewsbury had only three efforts on target.
SHAUN CUMMINGS 6
Steady. Sacrificed in the second half when Rotherham went two up front.
SEMI AJAYI 5
Dodgy decision-making blights him. No need to concede the fateful corner in the dying minutes.
RICHARD WOOD 6
Usual commitment. Taken off as Rotherham chased an equaliser.
JOE MATTOCK 5
Given a tough time by Shaun Whalley in the first half.
DARREN POTTER 6
Not at his best. Didn’t have the influence on a game that he often does.
RYAN WILLIAMS 4
After a great start to his Millers career, the winger has been a virtual passenger in the last couple of games.
WILL VAULKS 5
Can see the killer pass, can’t always deliver it. Never lacks for effort.
RICHIE TOWELL 6
Pockets of class. A real danger around the edge of the box. Took his goal well. Wanders a bit too much. Should stick close to Kieffer Moore.
JOE NEWELL 7
Didn’t see enough of him as a running threat but his delivery was good throughout the match.
KIEFFER MOORE 5
Saw his penalty saved and was handled well by Shrewsbury’s excellent centre-halves.
JONSON CLARKE-HARRIS 6
On after an hour for Shaun Cummings and got involved.
Good to see the skipper back after injury as he replaced Richard Wood in the 72nd minute.
An 82nd-minute replacement for Ryan Williams.
Subs not used: Rodak, Emmanuel, Ball, Wiles.
SHREWSBURY (4-1-4-1): Henderson 8; Riley 7, Nsiala 8, Beckles 8, Sadler 6; Godfrey 6; Whalley 7 (John-Lewis 90+4), Nolan 7, Ogogo 5, Rodman 6 (C Morris 77); Payne 7. Subs not used: MacGillivray, Dodds, Gnahoua, Bolton, B Morris.
Goals: Nolan 16, Payne 90+3 (Shrewsbury); Towell 76 (Rotherham).
Referee: Robert Jones (Merseyside) 5.
Attendance: 8,184 (699).