The marks are in ... full player ratings and match stats from the Wigan Athletic v Rotherham United clash

Tariqe Fosu in action at the DW Stadium. Picture by Jim BrailsfordTariqe Fosu in action at the DW Stadium. Picture by Jim Brailsford
Tariqe Fosu in action at the DW Stadium. Picture by Jim Brailsford
Who has our Millers writer, Paul Davis, picked as his star man?

Attendance: 17,778 (4,333)

The Millers

Formation: 3-5-1-1

Viktor Johansson: 8

Rotherham’s best player of the season rounded off the campaign by being their top performer yet again. Kept the visitors in it when Wigan had a purple patch in the second half.

Cameron Humphreys: 7

Always in control. Has had a fine first season.

Richard Wood: 7

Strong, solid, nothing asked, nothing given ... the skipper bowed out in the manner in which he has played for the last nine years.

Leo Hjelde: 6

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Moments of real quality, moments of inexperience. The young loanee has enjoyed Rotherham and Rotherham have enjoyed him. A player full of promise.

Wes Harding: 6

Marked what was probably his last match for the club with a display of industry and mobility. Made a contribution in both halves.

Jamie Lindsay: 7

Decent yet again. Has ended the season in good form. Effective on the ball and provided his usual nuisance off it.

Hakeem Odoffin: 6

Steady. A big, physical presence. His touch was awry at times.

Tariqe Fosu: 7

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Started very well. Looked the Miller most likely to find a way through the Latics’ defence.

Cohen Bramall: 6

Another falling into the ‘steady’ category. Didn’t get the opportunities to use that frightening pace.

Domingos Quina: 6

Flashes but not enough of them from a skilful player.

Jordan Hugill: 6

Held up the ball well. Might have scored in the first half but was less of a threat after the break.

The subs

Georgie Kelly (for Quina 75): NA

A willing worker and put himself about.

Joel Holvey (for Hjelde 81): NA

Great to see a youngster getting his first senior minutes. Hopefully there will be more next season. Nothing brilliant, nothing bad on the day. The winger looks to have a trick in him.

Peter Kioso (for Hugill 87): NA

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Both teams settling for a point by the time he came on for a late cameo.

Not used: Robbie Hemfrey, Hamish Douglas, Curtis Durose, Tom Eaves.

Wigan (4-3-3): Sam Tickle 6; Charlie Hughes 7, Steven Caulker 7 (Chris Sze 60, 6), Omar Rekik 6 (Youssef Chentouf 87), Tom Pearce 6; James McClean 6, Jack Whatmough 7, Christ Tiehi 6 (Scott Smith 87); Callum Lang 6, Anthony Scully 6 (Abdi Sharif 69), Thelo Aasgaard 7. Subs not used: Tom Watson, Harry McHugh, Baba Adeeko

Referee: Tim Robinson (West Sussex)

Opposition view

“I thought Rotherham were slightly better than us in the first half, but in the second half I loved how we played. I just wish we had taken one of our chances and won the game for everyone. 

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“During what’s been a difficult few days, there have been some big positives with the younger players. Some of them came on and made a big difference. 

“On top of that, for what some of the senior players have done today I’ll be forever grateful. We had five players in that team who hadn’t been paid so massive credit has to go to them.”

— Latics boss Shaun Maloney

The stats

Possession: Wigan 57 per cent, Millers 43

Goal attempts: Wigan 10, Millers 7

On target: Wigan 6, Millers 2

Corners: Wigan 3, Millers 2

Fouls: Wigan 10, Millers 13

Final word

Flat on the pitch, anything but in the away stand.