Rotherham United v Leeds United

1 Apr

Neil Warnock


Rotherham have taken 13 points from their last five games and Neil Warnock will hope they can continue their good form with victory over local rivals Leeds

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TEAM NEWS

Rotherham hope that Richard Wood (hamstring), Danny Ward (back), and Jerome Thomas (calf) are fit enough to feature.

Former Leeds defender Frazer Richardson will have his hamstring assessed.

Leeds will check on winger Mustapha Carayol, following his return from international duty with Gambia.

Defender Liam Cooper has shaken off the hamstring strain that kept him out of the past three matches. Striker Chris Wood is pushing to start.

MATCH FACTS

  • Rotherham are unbeaten in six league contests with Leeds, winning three and drawing three.
  • Leeds have scored just once in their past five games against the Millers.
  • Danny Ward is the leading player for assists in 2016 in the Championship (5).
  • Leeds have been shown more yellow cards than any other side this season (85).
  • Leeds are looking to win three consecutive away games for the first time since February 2015.
  • Leon Best has scored three goals in his past two games for Rotherham, which is as many as he had scored in his previous 43 league games combined.

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