Fleetwood Town eased past Rotherham United in a 4-2 victory on Saturday at the AESSEAL New York Stadium. Rotherham were looking to continue their run after winning last match. Fleetwood Town, on the other hand, had managed to pick up a single point in their encounter with Plymouth Argyle. As it stands, Rotherham and Fleetwood Town currently occupy 13th and 17th spots in the league, with 9 points and 7 points respectively after 7 matches.
Fleetwood Town started the game well, thanks to Callum Morton finding the net at the 24 minute mark. However, the good fortune didn’t last for long. An equalizer from Michael Smith at the 38 minute mark brought Rotherham level. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a penalty goal from Kieran Sadlier just before half-time, which saw the first half end 2-1.
Fleetwood Town started the second half with an intensified spirit, with a goal from Gerard Garner in the 54th minute. The momentum was now with Fleetwood Town, who then scored again through a goal from Danny Andrew, at 61 minutes to establish a 3-2. However they weren’t finished yet and Callum Camps made it 4-2 at the 69 minute mark to make it 4-2.
Both teams used all available substitutes. For Rotherham, Rarmani Edmonds-Green, Daniel Barlaser and Will Grigg, came on for Richard Wood, Oliver Rathbone and Jamie Lindsay, Fleetwood Town brought on Max Clark, Paddy Lane and Ryan Edmondson to replace Darnell Johnson, Tom Clarke and Callum Morton.
The referee booked Max Clark, James Hill and Jordan Rossiter for Fleetwood Town.
Rotherham will next travel to Bolton Wanderers, while Fleetwood Town will face Sunderland AFC at home.
|Rotherham United:||Michael Smith, Kieran Sadlier, Richard Wood (Rarmani Edmonds-Green, min.66), Oliver Rathbone (Daniel Barlaser, min.66) and Jamie Lindsay (Will Grigg, min.73)|
|Fleetwood Town:||Darnell Johnson (Max Clark, min.20), Callum Morton (Ryan Edmondson, min.84), Gerard Garner, Danny Andrew, Callum Camps, Tom Clarke (Paddy Lane, min.71), James Hill and Jordan Rossiter|
|Stadium:||the AESSEAL New York Stadium|
|Goals:||Callum Morton (0-1, min. 24), Michael Smith (1-1, min. 38), Kieran Sadlier (2-1, min. 45), Gerard Garner (2-2, min. 54), Danny Andrew (2-3, min. 61) and Callum Camps (2-4, min. 69)|