Rotherham host QPR at New York Stadium this Saturday in a big clash at the bottom of the Championship. Both sides sit in the relegation zone making this a six point game and a win pivotal for closing the gap to safety.
Rotherham currently sit 22nd in the Championship after 13 games. The Millers have two wins, three draws and eight losses, leaving them on nine points, five points away from safety.
In their last five games in all competitions, Rotherham have one win, one draw and three losses. Kion Etete and Perry Ng both scored in the second half for Cardiff in a 2 - 0 win for Cardiff where Rotherham couldn’t even register a single shot on target. The Millers were handed another loss by Bristol City where all the goals came late on. Tommy Conway opened the scoring in the 81st minute but Tyler Blackett equalised just five minutes later. However, Conway completed his brace in the 95th minute to give City the 2 - 1 win.
The Millers picked up a big point against Southampton. Stuart Armstrong opened the scoring in the second minute, but with one of their two shots on goal, Jordan Hugill equalised to grab a 1 - 1 draw for Rotherham. The visit from Coventry was a welcome one for Rotherham who picked up just their second game of the season. Lee Peltier and Oliver Rathbone both scored in the second half to grab a 2 - 0 win.
The last time out for Rotherham was against fellow strugglers Sheffield Wednesday. Michael Smith came up good for Wednesday with a brace to give them their first win of the season and all three points.
QPR sit just one spot below Rotherham in 23rd. In 14 games, QPR have two wins, two draws and ten losses, leaving them on eight points, six points from safety.
In their last five games in all competitions, QPR have five losses. Asmir Begovic was sent off in extra time as QPR suffered a 1 - 0 loss to Leeds with Crysencio Summerville scoring the only goal of the game early on. Tyrhys Dolan and Sammie Szmodics both scored along with a brace from Arnor Sigurosson gave Blackburn the 4 - 0 over QPR, despite QPR having 21 shots.
Kian Harratt opened the scoring for Huddersfield in the eighth minute and was joined on the scoresheet by Jack Rudoni just six minutes later. QPR managed to get a goal back before halftime through Jake Clarke-Salter but it wasn’t enough as Huddersfield won 2 - 1. Another red card for QPR came against West Brom as Jimmy Dunne was sent off early in the second half. Brandon Thomas-Asante converted the ensuing penalty from the red card and Grady Diangana also scored to give West Brom the 2 - 0 win.
The last time out for QPR was against Leicester. Stephy Mavididi opened the scoring after 30 minutes but Andre Dozzell equalised before halftime. However, in yet another red card, Dozzell was sent off early in the second half and Harry Winks grabbed a goal for the 2 - 1 win for Leicester.
Rotherham and QPR have met just 23 times in their histories with the first meeting coming back in 1951. There’s not much separating the two sides, with Rotherham having eight wins in the fixture and QPR having nine wins, with the other six games ending in a draw.