Semi Ajayi in confident mood for Doncaster Rovers test

By David Beddows | 20/02/2018 0 comments

Semi Ajayi in confident mood for Doncaster Rovers test
Semi Ajayi and Will Vaulks salute the Millers' travelling fans at Shrewsbury.

CONFIDENT Semi Ajayi isn't fussed about who Rotherham United's next opponents are as they look to extend their long unbeaten run.

After six straight wins, a local derby against Doncaster Rovers at a packed AESSEAL New York Stadium on Saturday ought to wipe out any danger of complacency in the camp.

But for centre-half Ajayi, the team is equipped to deal with whatever is thrown at them by League One opponents.

"The way we are playing, any game is good for us at the moment," he said. "Anyone in the league, we'd fancy ourselves against them.

"This match is back at home in front of our fans so we'll prepare like we have been and try to continue this run."

Ajayi and his team-mates go into the match fresh from arguably their best win of the season. But it was the manner of Saturday's 1-0 victory at high-flying Shrewsbury that buoyed the big defender.

"In the first half Marek (Rodak) made a great save and another in the second half but we dealt with everything they threw at us, we looked quite solid," he added.

"We'd gone through Shrewsbury's strengths and weaknesses and how they play so we were well set up to deal with them.

"Everyone, to a man, performed really well to help us get the points."

Catch's Friday's 24-page Advertiser sports pullout for more from Semi Ajayi and all the build-up to Saturday's big game. Also, make sure you keep your eyes peeled for our live matchday blog from the NYS.

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