When was the last time Rotherham came from behind to win?

Rotherham’s reliance on scoring the first goal in games has already been highlighted this season.

The Millers have now lost nine of the 10 games where they have conceded first, similarly winning eight times from nine when breaking the deadlock.

However, their inability to recover when falling behind is a big worry, but not a new problem.

Some of the most successful Rotherham teams’ success was based on their ability to bounce back in matches, but that’s a quality that has been missing at the AESSEAL New York Stadium for some time.

Alarmingly, you have to go all the way back to when Steve Evans’ side beat Millwall in February 2015 for the last time they came from behind to win.

That is a staggering run of 123 league games, by far the longest in the top four divisions of English football.

Northampton have the next worst record, at 75 league games going back to March 2016 while Burnley last did it 61 games ago, also in March 2016.

During that glum run, the Millers have won 29 games, but all of them after they had scored first.

Coming back to earn a point has not proved much easier for the men in red and white.

Only six times since that win against the Lions have the Millers come back from a deficit to take a point, most notably wiping out a 3-0 defict to draw with Derby.

It is a worrying trend and one that, if the team’s current slide is to stop, needs reversing.



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