Crawley Town 3 Rotherham United 0: Millers suffer at Crawley

Managerless Rotherham United crashed to defeat at big-spending Crawley in League Two.

Millers striker Lewis Grabban, a transfer target for Crawley earlier in the season, was named a substitute after illness forced his absence in midweek. Striker Alex Ravell played despite picking up a knock against Macclesfield Town.

The Millers went behind just before half-time, Clarke netting on 43 minutes for Crawley from close range after good work from Gary Alexander.

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And it was the former Brentford striker who doubled the hosts’ lead from the penalty spots on 53 minutes.

Pablo Mills added a third goal on 67 minutes to complete Rotherham’s misery.

Crawley Town: Kuipers, Simpson, Mills, McFadzean, Howell, Davies, Bulman, Akpan, Torres, Alexander, Billy Clarke. Subs: Shearer, Watt, Dempster, Batt, Cummings.

Rotherham: Rhys Taylor, Bradley, Mullins, Raynes, Wood, Cadogan, Schofield, Jason Taylor, Evans, Pringle, Revell. Subs: Warrington, Harrison, Cresswell, Hoskins, Grabban.

Referee: Gavin Ward (Surrey).

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