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Match Preview: Wigan Athletic vs Rotherham

So the wait goes on, today though is a true six pointer and the team needs those points otherwise things could start making a turn for the worse.

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After two performance which have left us all completely flabbergasted, you have to wonder which Wigan will turn up today against Rotherham United today. Two weeks ago against Norwich City we were beyond appauling and then all of that changed against Watford when we looked like a team reborn. Much more confident and creating chances, yet we couldn't get the goals which would have won us the game.

Question has to be asked what can the club do to change things? Well Martyn Waghorn and Oriol Riera could be in line for returns to the team following injury, whilst Andy Delort keeps finding the back of the net in the development squad, so why not give one of them a chance?

We need a break, if one of the aforementioned strikers can finally find their scoring boots then maybe we can start to see some results.

What about Rotherham? Well the Millers made it through the play-offs last season and have had a mixed life in the Championship this season. At the start they looked like a team that could maybe sneak into surviving the year in the Championship. Yet as time has moved on they have slowly dropped down the league and are now just above the relegation zone.

That is still four points ahead of us though! That fact alone tells you how important winning today is, teams could now start to pull away from us if we can't get points.

Rotherham haven't won a game since beating Leeds United 2-1 back in October. They have though hit a patch of form with three back to back draws in recent fixtures, does that mean we are heading for another draw here?

Both teams are struggling to find the net, Rotherham's leading scorers are young Jordan Bowery and the experienced head of Alex Revell. Revell the main man at the moment for the millers and could be the player to watch out for today.

So neither can score and our defence aren't too far apart, both are much better than our league positions show. The more you weigh up the two teams going into the game today, you see this match is likely to head towards a draw with neither team able to score.

You never know though, what we see on paper in football never totally turns out on the football pitch. I could see this be a high scoring game for one reason or another and I hope that we manage to swing the game our way.