Gary Rowett on how many points are still needed to stand a chance of Millwall reaching play-offs

Gary Rowett has talked about how many points he feels Millwall will need from their run-in to stand a chance of making the Championship play-offs.

The Lions are five points behind sixth-placed Cardiff City.

The Welsh side are at home to Blackburn tomorrow night before Millwall host relegation-threatened Middlesbrough on Wednesday.

“We’re at the point that we spoke about before – we can’t really afford for the gap to get any bigger,” said Lions manager Rowett. “Particularly because some of the teams above us have got slightly better goal differences as well, which we know can swing.

“But it’s probably far more simplistic than that. The simplicity for us is that we’re just going out there to try and win every game.

“Even the changes I’m making at the end of games, we’re just trying to throw as many attacking players on as we can to win the game. And if we win the game and other teams don’t then great.

“But we’re still in the race. The players deserve to be in with a chance and there’s going to be so many factors that are going to decide whether that chance is going to turn into an opportunity.

“There are five games left and 15 points to play for – realistically we’ll probably have to take 10-12 points to stand any chance of getting in there.

“We know it’s tough. We’re just going to attack it – and enjoy doing it.”

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One thought on “Gary Rowett on how many points are still needed to stand a chance of Millwall reaching play-offs

  • 6th July 2020 at 11:25 am
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    We can do this Millwall coyl

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