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Shrewsbury Town 0-4 Rotherham United

Rotherham eased through to the second round of the Carabao Cup with a 4-0 win at Shrewsbury in an all-League One tie.

Matt Crooks, Kyle Vassell and Freddie Ladapo gave the Millers a 3-0 half-time lead before Richard Wood added a late fourth for Paul Warne's side.

Rotherham quickly signalled their intent by opening up a two-goal lead inside the first three minutes.

Crooks struck in the second minute, drilling in the loose ball from the edge of the box after goalkeeper Joe Murphy had initially denied Vassell.

United soon doubled their advantage as Vassell ran clear to fire past Murphy.

Vassell fired over before Rotherham moved further in front just before the break as Ladapo scored from close range after Michael Smith headed down Matthew Olosunde's cross from the right.

Murphy saved from Ladapo and Smith early in the second half as Rotherham pushed forward in search of more goals.

Shrewsbury found chances hard to come by, although young midfielder James Rowland tested Lewis Price from 20 yards.

Rotherham added a late fourth when skipper Wood fired in the rebound in the 84th minute after Shrewsbury were unable to clear a corner.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Shrewsbury

  • 1Murphy
  • 24Ebanks-Landell
  • 22WaterfallSubstituted forPierreat 6'minutes
  • 6Beckles
  • 19Barnett
  • 26RowlandBooked at 55mins
  • 15Walker
  • 18McCormick
  • 3GolbourneSubstituted forWhalleyat 45'minutes
  • 10Okenabirhie
  • 20MorisonSubstituted forGilesat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Pierre
  • 7Whalley
  • 11Giles
  • 16Vincelot
  • 17Love
  • 25O'Leary
  • 29Taylor

Rotherham

  • 12Price
  • 22Olosunde
  • 20Ihiekwe
  • 6Wood
  • 15Robertson
  • 8WilesSubstituted forLindsayat 76'minutes
  • 11Barlaser
  • 17Crooks
  • 14MorrisSubstituted forSmithat 6'minutes
  • 10LadapoSubstituted forMacDonaldat 64'minutes
  • 7Vassell

Substitutes

  • 1Iversen
  • 3Mattock
  • 4MacDonald
  • 9Proctor
  • 16Lindsay
  • 24Smith
  • 33Southern-Cooper
Referee:
Anthony Backhouse
Attendance:
2,813

Match Stats

Home TeamShrewsburyAway TeamRotherham
Possession
Home39%
Away61%
Shots
Home6
Away16
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home3
Away7
Fouls
Home11
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Shrewsbury Town 0, Rotherham United 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Shrewsbury Town 0, Rotherham United 4.

Attempt missed. Michael Smith (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Daniel Barlaser.

Attempt saved. Fejiri Okenabirhie (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by James Rowland.

Offside, Rotherham United. Daniel Barlaser tries a through ball, but Michael Smith is caught offside.

Matthew Olosunde (Rotherham United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ryan John Giles (Shrewsbury Town).

Kyle Vassell (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan Barnett (Shrewsbury Town).

Goal!

Goal! Shrewsbury Town 0, Rotherham United 4. Richard Wood (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal following a corner.

Attempt missed. Michael Smith (Rotherham United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Daniel Barlaser following a corner.

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Omar Beckles.

Attempt blocked. Jamie Lindsay (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Michael Smith.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Ryan John Giles replaces Steve Morison.

Substitution

Substitution, Rotherham United. Jamie Lindsay replaces Ben Wiles.

Attempt missed. Matt Crooks (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Attempt blocked. Kyle Vassell (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Daniel Barlaser.

Attempt missed. Kyle Vassell (Rotherham United) left footed shot from more than 35 yards is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Matthew Olosunde.

Foul by Clark Robertson (Rotherham United).

Fejiri Okenabirhie (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Rotherham United. Shaun MacDonald replaces Freddie Ladapo.

Attempt saved. Michael Smith (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Michael Ihiekwe.

Offside, Shrewsbury Town. Luke McCormick tries a through ball, but Omar Beckles is caught offside.

Foul by Clark Robertson (Rotherham United).

Ryan Barnett (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt saved. James Rowland (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Luke McCormick.

Attempt missed. Brad Walker (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Michael Smith (Rotherham United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Aaron Pierre (Shrewsbury Town).

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Luke McCormick.

Booking

James Rowland (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Lewis Price (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Rowland (Shrewsbury Town).

Attempt saved. Freddie Ladapo (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Kyle Vassell (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Aaron Pierre (Shrewsbury Town).

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Shaun Whalley.

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Ryan Barnett.

Matthew Olosunde (Rotherham United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Fejiri Okenabirhie (Shrewsbury Town).

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