An in-form Millwall take on third-from-bottom Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium on Saturday afternoon in the Sky-Bet Championship.
The lions are off the back of an impressive win on Tuesday night at The Den after coming from behind to beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1. Meanwhile the brewers gained 3 very valuable points last time out against fellow Championship strugglers Barnsley.
Saturday’s meeting will be the 4th time these 2 sides have met in all competition and the Brewers have the advantage, winning 2 of the last 3 games. Most recently in November where they ran out narrow 1-0 winners at The Den. However, haven’t won at home since mid-September.
Lions boss Neil Harris has no new injury concerns and could be looking to see an unchanged side for the 3rd successive game, Aiden O’Brien and Byron Webster remain the only notable absentees. Similarly, Burton look to extend their unbeaten run to 4 league games with an unchanged side once again. John Brayford and Tom Flanagan remain out with injuries, so Lloyd Dyer and Lucas Akins look set to retain their places as full backs.
Speaking ahead of the game, Millwall manager Neil Harris isn’t taking anything for granted just yet. Despite his side’s impressive win mid-week.
“We need to forget previous results, it’s all about Burton now.
“They came to our place earlier in the season and absolutely robbed us of the points, they had one shot in 90 minutes. We want to put that right at the weekend.
“My sole aim this season was to get 50 points, we’re on 45 now, so we have to pick up 5 points from the last 13 games.”
From the opposition dugout, Burton manager Nigel Clough has been impressed by Millwall recent form but is also wary of the threat they pose.
“They’re as confident as any team in the league. They are a very good team who play to their strengths.
“They have one of the most dangerous forward lines in the league and they are capable of scoring goals and you have to deal with the threat first. They’re uncompromising, full of running and they very honest and difficult to play against.
“If we can get a home win that would be wonderful, but the main thing is to keep that unbeaten run going.”