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Rotherham United 0-2 Lincoln City

Lincoln made it two wins from two after promotion to League One as they saw off Rotherham at the New York Stadium.​

The Imps' strong start to the season continued with goals either side of half-time securing victory.​

Rotherham's Freddie Ladapo came closest to getting the opener after he showed skill on the edge of the box before firing just wide.​

The Millers had enjoyed the better of the play throughout the first half but were caught out on 42 minutes as Tyler Walker's cross was turned into his own net by Shaun MacDonald.​

Lincoln could have had a second before the break but Jorge Grant's header was held by Daniel Iversen.​

MacDonald almost made amends early in the second half but his header was clawed away by Josh Vickers.​​

Lincoln doubled their advantage on 48 minutes with Harry Anderson ghosting into the box to head in Grant's corner.​​

Rotherham endeavoured to get back into the game but a stunning stop from Vickers kept out Jamie Proctor's header.

Report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Rotherham

  • 1Iversen
  • 22Olosunde
  • 20Ihiekwe
  • 15Robertson
  • 3Mattock
  • 17CrooksBooked at 51mins
  • 4MacDonaldBooked at 76mins
  • 11BarlaserSubstituted forWilesat 57'minutes
  • 7VassellBooked at 59minsSubstituted forProctorat 65'minutes
  • 24SmithSubstituted forMorrisat 57'minutes
  • 10LadapoBooked at 16mins

Substitutes

  • 6Wood
  • 8Wiles
  • 9Proctor
  • 12Price
  • 14Morris
  • 16Lindsay
  • 33Southern-Cooper

Lincoln City

  • 1Vickers
  • 23Eardley
  • 6Bolger
  • 16Bostwick
  • 3ToffoloBooked at 72mins
  • 4O'ConnorSubstituted forChapmanat 90+1'minutes
  • 19MorrellBooked at 21mins
  • 26Anderson
  • 10Payne
  • 18GrantSubstituted forCarvalho Andradeat 71'minutes
  • 17WalkerSubstituted forAkindeat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Carvalho Andrade
  • 12Chapman
  • 14Adebayo-Smith
  • 15Bradley
  • 21Smith
  • 22Lewis
  • 29Akinde
Referee:
Lee Swabey
Attendance:
10,706

Match Stats

Home TeamRotherhamAway TeamLincoln City
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home17
Away3
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home11
Away9
Fouls
Home15
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Rotherham United 0, Lincoln City 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Rotherham United 0, Lincoln City 2.

Ben Wiles (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ellis Chapman (Lincoln City).

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Neal Eardley.

Matthew Olosunde (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Harry Toffolo (Lincoln City).

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Joe Mattock.

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Clark Robertson.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Ellis Chapman replaces Michael O'Connor.

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Daniel Iversen.

Attempt saved. Bruno Andrade (Lincoln City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Josh Vickers.

Attempt saved. Jamie Proctor (Rotherham United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Joe Mattock with a cross.

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Harry Toffolo.

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Harry Toffolo.

Shaun MacDonald (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Bruno Andrade (Lincoln City).

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Michael Bostwick.

Attempt blocked. Clark Robertson (Rotherham United) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Joe Mattock with a cross.

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Michael Bostwick.

Attempt blocked. Jamie Proctor (Rotherham United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked. Assisted by Carlton Morris with a cross.

Attempt missed. Carlton Morris (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Carlton Morris (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Bruno Andrade (Lincoln City).

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Freddie Ladapo.

Corner, Lincoln City. Conceded by Shaun MacDonald.

Clark Robertson (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by John Akinde (Lincoln City).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match because of an injury Michael O'Connor (Lincoln City).

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. John Akinde replaces Tyler Walker.

Booking

Shaun MacDonald (Rotherham United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Shaun MacDonald (Rotherham United).

Jack Payne (Lincoln City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Harry Toffolo (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Bruno Andrade replaces Jorge Grant.

Attempt missed. Matt Crooks (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Carlton Morris.

Ben Wiles (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Morrell (Lincoln City).

goal

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