Boss impressed by Millers

1st November 2018
First team

Graham Potter reckons Swansea City will be facing a “dangerous” Rotherham United side when they pay a first visit to the AESSEAL New York Stadium on Saturday (3pm).

The Millers sit just a place above the Championship relegation zone having failed to win in their last eight matches.

But Paul Warne’s team have drawn five of their last six, while they have only been beaten once on their own patch all season.

And Potter has been impressed by last May’s League One play-off winners.

“They are doing really well with what they have,” said the Swans manager.

“They are well-organised, they play to their strengths and they are dangerous.

“They have a great team ethic, are well-coached and have a clear idea of what they want to do.

“You can see how they can take points and win football matches.

“I have been really impressed with them in the games that I have watched and this is going to be a difficult game for us.”

Potter acknowledges his team head to South Yorkshire in upbeat mood following successive home victories over Blackburn and Reading.

But he has stressed that those two results will count for nothing come Saturday afternoon.

“We should be confident – we have been progressing in terms of our performance and it’s nice to have picked up a couple of wins,” he added.

“But now we have to start again. We are playing against a team who have proved they can take points off anybody.

“That’s the challenge in this league. You arrive at a game and you have a chance to win, but you also have a chance to lose if you don’t do things well.”