Rotherham United 0 Carlisle United 0: Stalemate for Millers

Millers boss Steve Evans.
Millers boss Steve Evans.
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Rotherham United lost ground on the League One pace-setters after failing to beat 10-man opposition.

Conor Townsend was sent off in first-half stoppage time but Rotherham could not take advantage.

Millers’ Michael O’Connor was thwarted by visiting goalkeeper Ben Amos, before Carlisle’s Sean O’Hanlon had a header tipped over by Adam Collin.

Townsend was then booked twice in three minutes to take an early bath.

A second-half rearguard saw Carlisle keep Rotherham out with Tom Eaves seeing his 78th-minute strike blocked by Amos.

The draw leaves Steve Evans’s side 10th in League One.