Rotherham United boss Paul Warne reacts to home loss against Wycombe Wanderers

By Paul Davis | 26/10/2019

Rotherham United boss Paul Warne reacts to home loss against Wycombe Wanderers
Paul Warne

FRUSTRATED boss Paul Warne described his side as "one-dimensional" and "jaded" after a second successive home defeat cost Rotherham United the chance of closing in on the League One play-off places.

The below-par Millers were beaten 1-0 by Wycombe Wanderers this afternoon only a week after Oxford United had also lowered their colours at AESSEAL New York Stadium.

"We just didn't perform anywhere near the levels required," said Warne after seeing his team slip to 11th spot.

"The lads said themselves that they thought a few of them under-performed."

Rotherham failed to match the standards they had set on Wednesday when they won 2-0 at high-flying Ipswich Town.

Warne kept faith with ten of the 11 starters at Portman Road for the Wycombe test and rued not freshening things up more.

"It felt like we were one-dimensional," he said. "The lads looked a bit jaded. Maybe that's my fault. I could have made more changes.

"It is very disappointing, If we could have backed up our excellence in midweek we could have shot up the table and it would have been rosy."

The Millers fell to a fifth-minute goal by Scott Kashket and failed to muster a single effort on target against Wanderers whose New York triumph moved them up to second place.

"If we are going to have a successful season we need to put back-to-back wins together and play better than that," Warne added. "I thought we were a bit predictable."

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