Rotherham United: Millers set for hot spell

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Things will certainly be on a high heat over the next few days for Rotherham United and Peterborough United.

The pair meet at London Road today with the Millers still clinging to the hope of hanging in there so that they might break into the top two in the run-in whilst Peterborough are battling to ensure they finish in the Play-offs.

Then, on Tuesday, big games again for the pair - Rotherham are at home to second-placed Brentford whilst Posh go to Preston.

“When games come so quickly, things can change rapidly, can look so different,” said Millers boss Steve Evans whose family are Peterbough-based and his grandparents live there.

“It is possible for the ten point advantage Brentford have over us to be cut to four after Tuesday’s games. We’ve to do our bit, of course, to make that happen but it shows how it can change.

“But we know it will be a tough game today. Darren (Fergsuon) has got players back and they look to have their strongest side and they played very well to win a pressure game at MK Dons last week.

“But we are confident wherever we go in this division,” added Evans.

Rotherham lost 1-0 in the home fixture but it was probably the most one-sided game all season, particularly in the second half when they battered Posh and did everything but score.

Said Peterborough boss Ferguson: “It was tough at their place and it will be tough tomorrow.

“I fancied Rotherham to be there or thereabouts all season.”

Evans will restore James Tavernier, missing last week through injury, to right back. Wes Thomas is set to miss out after a thigh injury