Musing Miller: Lewis can’t keep Grabban the headlines

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THE Rotherham revival continued at the weekend, as Millers made it two wins out of two.

Two late Lewis Grabban goals saw them pull back from behind against non-league Barrow in the first round of the FA cup last weekend.

Grabban’s goals in the 82nd minute and a 87th minute penalty secured the second win after the previous win 2-0 win over Aldershot, which was the team’s first win in 10 games.

Manager Andy Scott said the team showed character to come back from being behind in the game.

However it should be remembered that they were playing against a team from the league below them and only won in the last 10 minutes of the match.

At the end of the day it is the winning that counts but against non-league teams they should be winning comfortably in those sort of matches.

This shows a team that is still lacking in confidence and one that needs to be brought together on the filed by winning.

The players have lost the self-belief they had at the beginning of the season when they were free scoring and comfortably winning games against teams high up in league two.

Although the results have started to go their way again but the team still look fragile in defence and every time the opposition attack it feels like they could score.

The goal scoring of Grabban is the only thing keeping the team afloat at the moment.

He has scored five of the team’s last nine goals.

The Millers cannot keep relying on one man to score the majority of their goals.

Grabban will not be able to keep up this consistency in his performances and when he has an inevitable drop in form, or worse an injury, the team will really begin to struggle.

Combing the leaky defence with no goals won’t end well for the team.

But for now the team need to get their confidence back up while he is still scoring goals.

When the confidence returns so will goals for other players.

Lets just hope for the club and bosses sake Grabban keeps scoring goals until the team’s confidence comes back at a least.