rotherham UNITED had Shaun Harrad to thank again as the striker scored for third match in a row to earn a point at Burton Albion.
Five minutes from half time Burton, without a win in their last seven games, went in front. McGrath, near the right touchline curled in a low left foot free kick towards the near post and in the flurry of bodies the giant ZOLA diverted it into the net.
Rotherham’s response produced their first real opportunity. Mullins, who had stayed forward following a free kick, got up for a header but directed it off target at the precise moment that Austin clattered into him.
Now going towards the end where their fans were, Rotherham had an early opportunity.
Harrison won the ball well, found Harrad in space in the area but as he tried to line up a shot, Stanton bustled him and eventually won possession.
Revell almost got Griffiths away before the left back linked up with Wood only for Austin to produce a fine defensive header.
Maghoma struck a crossfield ball which came to Bolder who had plenty of time and lots of space behind the keeper but his attempted lob went over the bar much to Rotherham’s relief.
Rotherham took advantage by equalising on 55 minutes and it was that man HARRAD again.
Wood struck a corner from the right quite firmly into the danger area. Revell tried to reach at the near post but didn’t connect and Harrad, no more than a couple of yards from the goal, diverted the ball home with his chest!
The Millers fans behind that goal went wild as they celebrated the striker’s third goal in three games.
The home side replaced Gurrieri with Kee.
The Millers kept pressing and when Revell got free on the right, he drove in a powerful low cross and Stanton diverted the ball behind and could easily have put it in his own net.
Burton then broke away and Maghoma had a great opportunity with only Bradley ahead of him but the Millers right back, who was actually on the left side at this moment, produced a superb tackle as a flying winger attempted to go past him.
Another Rotherham corner saw Zola slice a clearance and Harrad struck an overhead kick and the ball thudded into the keeper’s chest.
Grabban replaced Cadogan and he struck a low centre that Burton’s defence just scrambled away as Rotherham kept up the pressure but couldn’t find a winner.