Sky Bet Championship
Rotherham United vs Birmingham City
3:00pm Monday 22nd April
New York Stadium
Matt Crooks are hoping he has done enough to stay his place in Paul Warne’s beginning XI once Rotherham host Birmingham on Easter weekday.
Midfielder Crooks was bimanual a beginning spot at urban center last outing once returning off the bench to attain against tend every week earlier, and he repaid Warne’s religion in him with another goal in Wales.
The Millers lost Friday’s game 4-3 and, with alternative results going against them at the foot of the Championship table,
they notice themselves 3 points adrift of 21st-placed Millwall – World Health Organization have a game in hand.
Zak Vyner is probably going to stay his place despite taking a whack within the half against urban center.
Garry Monk can run the rule over his Birmingham squad prior to their second game in four days.
Monk reportable “a few bumps and bruises” following the 2-2 draw against play-off chasers bowler however he’s expected to call the same facet in South Yorkshire.
Blues forward Lukas Jutkiewicz was come into being within the 79th minute on weekday thanks to cramp
however is probably going to stay his place within the beginning line-up. patriarch Vassell is AN choice for Monk ought to he value more highly to combine things up.
H2H Rotherham United vs Birmingham City
Rotherham have won one of their last 14 league games against Birmingham (W1 D6 L7), a 2-0 away win in September 2015.
Birmingham are unbeaten in their last six away league visits to Rotherham United (W1 D5 L0) since losing 1-5 in October 1989.
Rotherham have won seven of their last nine home league games on Easter Monday (W7 D1 L1), winning each of the last three 1-0.
Birmingham have lost their last four league games on Easter Monday and are winless in eight (W0 D2 L6) since a 3-2 win over Southampton in April 2003.
Score Prediction: Rotherham United 1-0 Birmingham City