Rotherham boss' forthright view of Portsmouth performance after their second-half capitulation at New York Stadium

Paul Warne admitted Rotherham’s second-half demolition of Pompey was a good as he could expect his team to play.

Sunday, 17th October 2021, 12:30 pm

And the Millers boss told Danny Cowley’s men they were one of the best teams his side had faced at home this season - and had the in-form outfit on the ropes early on.Warne felt Rotherham’s half-time lead ‘flattered’ the home side, in a first 45 minutes where the Blues had more than their share of success at the New York Stadium.Three goals in seven second-half minutes saw Pompey capitulate, however, and see them exhibit a recurring defensive weakness which is seriously undermining their chances of success this season.But Warne told his counterpart he saw a team with plenty of threat, until he side got on top following Michael Smith's finish after a gaffe from Gavin Bazunu.

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Rotherham United manager Paul Warne. Pic: Nick Potts/PA Wire.