Our prediction for this Championship match:
After impressing in a 5-2 win over fellow promotion-chasing side Burnley, Sheffield United will be aiming to extend their winning run to four games when they host Rotherham United to their Bramall Lane. The Blades looked sharp in front of goal at the weekend, and they are likely to adopt yet another attack-minded approach against the Millers.
All Bogle, Brewster, Doyle, Norrington-Davies, Jebbison, Berge, Lowe, and O’Connell should miss out with injuries, but there are no suspended players in the home team. The Millers, on the other hand, suffered a loss in each of their last three league fixtures, and given their difficulties at the back, anything but a routine home win would be a major surprise. There are no fresh injury worries in the away team, but both Ben Wiles and Wes Harding are one yellow card away from suspension.
Highlighted Player (Ben Osborn):
Ben Osborn is an English footballer who plays for Nottingham Forest as a midfielder. Osborn was born in Derby (England) on August 5, 1994 and he started his youth career at his hometown club Derby County. In 2003 he moved to Nottingham Forest and after spending ten years at their football academy Osborn made his first-team debut for the Reds.
He made his debut on March 29, 2014 in a 1-1 draw with Ipswich Town and he has been playing for the City Ground Stadium outfit ever since. Ben Osborn has one cap for England U20 team and he played for England U19 and England U18 teams in the past as well.
It has to be noted that the Nottingham Forest midfielder scored four goals, while providing seven assists for his teammates in the 2016/2017 Championship season. His main position is left midfield, but he is capable of playing as both central and attacking midfielder as well. Ben Osborn’s preferred foot is left.
Highlighted Team (Rotherham):
Rotherham United are an English club that compete in the Championship. Rotherham United are located in Rotherham, South Yorkshire and they play their home games at New York Stadium and the capacity of the venue is 12,021.
The club was founded in 1925 as a merger between Rotherham County and Rotherham Town. The colour of Rotherham’s home kit was originally yellow and black, but nowadays they were red and white jerseys. The Millers made it to the FA Cup fifth round on two occasions (1952/1953, 1967/1968) and they have yet to play in the Premier League.
Rotherham United have won the Football League One twice (1950/1951, 1980/1981), but the club’s biggest success is participation in the 1960/1961 League Cup final. Sheffield United are regarded as Rotherham United’s fiercest rivals, but the likes of Sheffield Wednesday and Doncaster could be considered Rotherham’s big rivals as well.