they have started their League Two campaign with a 100 per cent record but it is the extra one per cent that Rotherham United boss Andy Scott says they will continue to seek.
“There are always areas to improve and if you can identify such areas after a win then that’s the best time to do it,” said the Millers manager.
“We’ll keep aiming for perfection and if we keep picking up one per cent here, one per cent there, then we are going to become a better side.
“It is all about trying to improve and as soon as you stop trying to improve well that’s when you stand still and become complacent. Successful sides don’t stand still.”
Rotherham head for Gresty Road tonight with a two wins from two record to meet a Crewe Alexandra side who have a 100 per cent record of the wrong kind - they’ve lost both their opening matches.
The last time Rotherham won their opening two League games was in 2008 (their first at Don Valley). They went on to win the third one as well before the run was halted at Brentford - then managed by Andy Scott.
“People can talk about being top of the table but it is only two games and it is important not to get ahead of ourselves,” said Scott.
“We don’t want anyone thinking we’ve cracked it because we’ve won two games and are top. Our aim is to win every game and we’ll try to do that.”
He went on: “That’s the mentality I want to bring to the side in that we expect to win games and we want to win them.
“You win in different ways and going 1-0 down in the second half, as happened at Plymouth, tests people’s characters, tests people to see if they can respond to disappointment.
“Well, the players dealt with it extremely well and their collectiveness and togetherness was really evident after the game and I think people are realsing what we are doing is working and can work.”
Crewe lost their opener at Swindon, went out of the Carling Cup at Preston and then dipped 2-1 at home to Gillingham on Saturday, only the second time they have lost at home Rotherham’s 1-0 win there last November.
Ex-Millers defender David Artell is in the side and, like Rotherham, they have no fresh injury worries although boss Dario Gradi could make a change.