Points secure for Cardiff City, following a hard fought win

Paul Warne's team suffered a home defeat against Cardiff at the Aesseal New York Stadium
Technical card:
Rotherham United: Viktor Johansson, Matthew Olosunde (Ryan Giles, min.71), Lewis Wing, Matt Crooks, Michael Smith, Daniel Barlaser (Freddie Ladapo, min.80), Michael Ihiekwe, Wes Harding, Clark Robertson, Ben Wiles and Richard Wood (George Hirst, min.87)
Cardiff City: Dillon Phillips, Curtis Nelson, Joe Bennett, Sheyi Ojo (Josh Murphy, min.53), Harry Wilson, Perry Ng, Kieffer Moore, Joe Ralls (Marlon Pack, min.63), Will Vaulks, Aden Flint and Sean Morrison
Stadium: the Aesseal New York Stadium
Goals: Sheyi Ojo (0-1, min. 42), Matt Crooks (1-1, min. 61) and Joe Bennett (1-2, min. 85)

Cardiff strolled past Rotherham with a 2-1 win on Tuesday at the Aesseal New York Stadium. Both teams arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Rotherham United were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two matches against Preston North End away and Derby County at home, by 2-1 and 3-0 respectively while Cardiff City were coming off the back of a 2-0 win against Bristol City. As it stands, Rotherham United and Cardiff City currently occupy 20th and 11th spots in the league, with 29 points and 37 points respectively after 23 matches.

Cardiff City dominated the first half, beginning with Sheyi Ojo opening the scoring just before half-time, to take a 1-0 lead into half time.

Rotherham United took the lead in the second half, following Matt Crooks opening the scoring, 61 minutes in. Cardiff City reestablished their lead thanks to a goal from Joe Bennett in the 85th minute just before the final whistle to establish the 2-1, sealing a resounding 2-1 victory for the away side.

For Rotherham United Ryan Giles, Freddie Ladapo and George Hirst came on for Matthew Olosunde, Daniel Barlaser and Richard Wood, while Cardiff brought on Josh Murphy and Marlon Pack to replace Sheyi Ojo and Joe Ralls.

No cards were presented on the game sheet.

Cardiff City and Rotherham United will next play at home to Coventry City and Queens Park Rangers respectively.