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Rotherham United 3-3 Wolverhampton Wanderers

James Henry

Wolves avoided a third straight league defeat, coming from two goals down to halt Rotherham's winning run.

Danny Batth headed the visitors ahead but Nouha Dicko, who played four times during a loan spell at Molineux last season, turned in an equaliser.

Ben Pringle crossed for Kieran Agard to put the Millers in front and striker Dicko's chested second made it 3-1.

Bakary Sako's penalty gave Wanderers hope and James Henry finished off a swift attack to earn Wolves a point.

With at home to Crawley, a Wolves victory would have been enough to take Kenny Jackett's side back to the top of League One, but the O's remain at the summit on goal difference.

Rotherham, who missed out on a fourth successive league win, remain in a play-off spot.

The hosts dominated the first 45 minutes but fell behind when centre-back Batth met Henry's free-kick to net his first goal of the season.

However, the Millers were soon level when Pringle - who created all three Rotherham goals - crossed for Dicko and they took a deserved lead into the interval when Agard nodded in Pringle's deep delivery.

After the break, Dicko made it six goals in six appearances since his loan move from Wigan, but Wolves clawed a goal back when referee Michael Oliver spotted an infringement in the penalty area and winger Sako fired in from the spot.

And they levelled when substitute Leigh Griffiths and David Edwards set up Millwall loanee Henry to slide the ball past home goalkeeper Adam Collin.

Line-ups

Rotherham

Formation 4-4-2

  • 21Collin
  • 14Bradley
  • 5DavisSubstituted forO'Connorat 77'minutes
  • 8Frecklington
  • 4Arnason
  • 20Morgan
  • 22Agard
  • 27Tavernier
  • 26Dicko
  • 28VuckicSubstituted forRevellat 74'minutes
  • 18Pringle

Substitutes

  • 1Shearer
  • 2Brindley
  • 3Skarz
  • 7Worrall
  • 9Revell
  • 10O'Connor
  • 23Tidser

Wolves

Formation 4-4-2

  • 13Ikeme
  • 18RickettsBooked at 52mins
  • 26Golbourne
  • 4Edwards
  • 5Stearman
  • 6Batth
  • 7HenryBooked at 68minsSubstituted forJacobsat 90+1'minutes
  • 19PriceSubstituted forDavisat 68'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 29Doyle
  • 15SigurdarsonSubstituted forGriffithsat 62'minutes
  • 10Sako

Substitutes

  • 1Hennessey
  • 8Davis
  • 9Griffiths
  • 14Evans
  • 20McAlinden
  • 23Ebanks-Landell
  • 27Jacobs
Referee:
Michael Oliver
Attendance:
11,092

Match Stats

Home TeamRotherhamAway TeamWolves
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home14
Away7
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home14
Away7

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Rotherham United 3, Wolverhampton Wanderers 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Rotherham United 3, Wolverhampton Wanderers 3.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Michael Jacobs replaces James Henry.

  4. Booking

    David Davis (Wolverhampton Wanderers) is shown the yellow card.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Craig Morgan (Rotherham United).

  6. Post update

    Kevin Doyle (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Michael O'Connor (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Lee Frecklington (Rotherham United).

  9. Post update

    James Henry (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Nouha Dicko (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Michael O'Connor (Rotherham United).

  12. Post update

    Leigh Griffiths (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. James Tavernier (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Rotherham United. Michael O'Connor replaces Claude Davis.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Kári Arnason.

  16. Post update

    Kieran Agard (Rotherham United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Scott Golbourne (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Rotherham United. Alex Revell replaces Haris Vuckic.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. James Henry (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient21135345212444
2Wolves21135335161944
3Brentford21134433191443
4Peterborough21123632211139
5Preston2110833022838
6Rotherham219843627935
7Swindon21103837271033
8Walsall219662318533
9Bradford2179534241030
10Port Vale219393033-330
11MK Dons208483329428
12Crawley216872428-426
13Coventry2110564438625
14Gillingham2274112938-925
15Colchester215972330-724
16Carlisle216692335-1224
17Shrewsbury215882224-223
18Oldham2064102328-522
19Sheff Utd2156101827-921
20Tranmere2155112540-1520
21Stevenage2154122134-1319
22Notts County2253142635-918
23Crewe2146111843-2518
24Bristol City2121092835-716
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