Rotherham prepare to entertain Port Vale at Don Valley Stadium on Friday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 14 wins out of 21 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was two seasons ago, in March 2007, where Port Vale annihilated The Millers 5-1 in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 10 Mar||Rotherham U.||1-5||Port Vale||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sun 08 Oct||Port Vale||1 - 3||Rotherham U.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Tue 10 Jan||Rotherham U.||1 - 1||Port Vale||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 03 Sep||Port Vale||2 - 0||Rotherham U.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Tue 23 Aug||Rotherham U.||3 - 1||Port Vale||LGEC|
|2000/2001||Sat 27 Jan||Rotherham U.||3 - 2||Port Vale||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Fri 22 Dec||Port Vale||0 - 2||Rotherham U.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Rotherham United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Millers have conceded a disappointing 7 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.
Port Vale's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Valiants have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rotherham U. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 20 matches. Port Vale see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 23 points from their 21 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Don Valley Stadium for The Millers and the Madmen are unable to see past Port Vale claiming victory in a close match.
|Rotherham U.||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
|Port Vale||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.