Leon Wobschall was pitchside to give his considered view on which Millers’ players led the way at the New York Stadium.
Rodak. Suffered a dodgy second half moment when he needlessly raced out of goal. Made amends with two important saves to deny Holmes. 7
Emmanuel. Not as prominent going forward as on Saturday. But provided a half-assist for the hosts’ second and with strong and alert in his defensive duties. 7
Wood. Captain’s header broke the deadlock and produced a commanding performance full of character and leadership, exemplified by a couple of fine second-half blocks. 9
Ihiehwe. Had one hairy moment in the first half, but generally more convincing than the weekend. Replaced on 52 minutes. 7
Mattock. Went desperately close to an opener with a point-blank header. Against a slippery customer in Adelakun, but did not have too many worries. Committed in his defensive work. Experienced showing. 8
Vaulks. An assist for the opener and heavily involved in the heat of battle and typically assertive and took centre stage with his second goal. Had a fine season. 8
Williams. Unlucky not to be awarded a penalty after being caught by Yates in the first period. 7
Palmer. The unassuming member of the Millers’ midfield. Industrious and bright . Neat and tidy and a vibrant heartbeat and a very sound addition. 7
Towell. Only a fantastic save from Watson denied him an early goal and underlined his importance to the hosts. 7
Newell. Given the nod ahead of good mate Taylor with his left foot always a handy weapon. Went close to scoring late on for the Millers twice. 7
Smith. Selfless work-rate and put himself about for the team and his appetite for work was highly commendable. A very astute signing. 7
Substitutes used: Ajayi (Ihiekwe 52, 6); Taylor (Williams 68, 7), Forde (Newell 89).
Not used: Price, Forde, Ball, Purrington, Lavery.
Scunthorpe United: Watson 7; Vermijl 6, McArdle 5, Wallace 6, Townsend 6; Holmes 7, Yates 6 (Hopper 83, 6), Ojo 6, Morris 6; Adelakun 5 (McGeehan 62, 7), Toney 6 (Novak 80, 6). Substitutes unused: Kelsey, Bishop, Burgess, Sutton.