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Shrewsbury Town 1-2 Rotherham United

Michael Smith came off the bench to head the winner deep into stoppage time as Rotherham completed a victory at Shrewsbury.

Joe Mattock earlier headed the visitors in front before Aaron Pierre equalised for Shrewsbury.

Rotherham were first to threaten when a Carlton Morris shot was deflected over the crossbar. Striker Morris then went even closer when his close-range effort came back off a post before goalkeeper Max O'Leary reacted well to save.

Matt Crooks had a chance for Rotherham at the start of the second half, but O'Leary saved diving low to his left.

Rotherham took the lead on the hour as Barlaser's corner was headed back across goal by Michael Ihiekwe and left-back Mattock headed in.

Shrewsbury equalised six minutes later when Scott Golbourne, picked out by Shaun Whalley's free-kick, crossed from the left and Pierre headed past Daniel Iversen.

Ryan Giles then had a shot well saved by Iversen while, at the other end, Freddie Ladapo went close for the visitors.

Then came the winner deep into stoppage time as substitute Smith directed in a header from Adam Thompson's cross.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Shrewsbury

Formation 3-4-3

  • 25O'Leary
  • 24Ebanks-Landell
  • 2Pierre
  • 6Beckles
  • 17LoveBooked at 72minsSubstituted forWilliamsat 86'minutes
  • 28Laurent
  • 15Walker
  • 3GolbourneBooked at 84mins
  • 7WhalleyBooked at 51mins
  • 10OkenabirhieSubstituted forUdohat 68'minutes
  • 4EdwardsSubstituted forGilesat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Murphy
  • 5Williams
  • 11Giles
  • 20Fane
  • 22Goss
  • 23Udoh
  • 35Cummings

Rotherham

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Iversen
  • 5Thompson
  • 20Ihiekwe
  • 15Robertson
  • 3MattockSubstituted forWoodat 90+6'minutes
  • 22Olosunde
  • 11Barlaser
  • 17Crooks
  • 19OgbeneSubstituted forVassellat 82'minutes
  • 10Ladapo
  • 14MorrisSubstituted forSmithat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Wood
  • 7Vassell
  • 12Price
  • 16Lindsay
  • 18Clarke
  • 23Hastie
  • 24Smith
Referee:
Marc Edwards
Attendance:
7,555

Match Stats

Home TeamShrewsburyAway TeamRotherham
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home3
Away16
Shots on Target
Home2
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home21
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Shrewsbury Town 1, Rotherham United 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Shrewsbury Town 1, Rotherham United 2.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Shrewsbury Town 1, Rotherham United 2. Michael Smith (Rotherham United) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Adam Thompson.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Omar Beckles.

  5. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Michael Smith (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Rotherham United. Richard Wood replaces Joe Mattock because of an injury.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Daniel Udoh (Shrewsbury Town).

  8. Post update

    Daniel Barlaser (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Freddie Ladapo (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Joe Mattock with a cross.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Omar Beckles (Shrewsbury Town).

  11. Post update

    Michael Ihiekwe (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Scott Golbourne (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Matthew Olosunde (Rotherham United).

  14. Post update

    Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Aaron Pierre.

  15. Post update

    Freddie Ladapo (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Omar Beckles (Shrewsbury Town).

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Ro-Shaun Williams replaces Donald Love.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Rotherham United. Michael Smith replaces Carlton Morris.

  19. Booking

    Scott Golbourne (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Matt Crooks (Rotherham United).

As It Stood

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2Ipswich21107429161337
3Oxford Utd21106539201936
4Peterborough22106643281536
5Rotherham22105736241235
6Bristol Rovers2110563027335
7Fleetwood2010463628834
8Portsmouth219753224834
9Coventry2181032623334
10Blackpool228953025533
11Shrewsbury218762022-231
12Burton218672825330
13Gillingham227872623329
14Doncaster197753021928
15Sunderland207762521428
16Accrington226883131026
17Lincoln City2173112124-324
18Wimbledon2265112733-623
19Rochdale2264122539-1422
20Tranmere2155112538-1320
21MK Dons2253142035-1518
22Southend2315172664-388
23Bolton194691441-276
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