Warne absent for in-form Millers
Rotherham United Vs Lincoln City, Tue 24 Nov 2009
Rotherham boss Ronnie Moore will be forced to make at least one change to his winning side when Lincoln visit Don Valley.
The Millers extended their unbeaten run to four games with an impressive 2-0 win at Torquay on Saturday, but the result came at a cost as Paul Warne suffered an injury.
The veteran midfielder sustained a knock to his ankle which forced him off in the first half and Moore has already conceded that Warne will not be fit to take part against the Imps. New signing Adam Rundle, who joined a month's loan from Rochdale on Monday, is set to replace Warne on the right-hand side.
The Millers were missing right-back Dale Tonge in Devon after he suffered a stress fracture in his foot during training last week and he will now face at least three weeks on the sidelines.
Moore could be tempted to recall Tom Pope to partner the impressive Adam Le Fondre in attack after he came off the bench with the score at 0-0 at Plainmoor and played his part in the late win.
Le Fondre continued his excellent start to his Rotherham career by netting his 12th strike of the season, 10 of them coming in the league, and he will be on the hunt to further his tally when Chris Sutton's men arrive in Sheffield.
Lincoln manager Chris Sutton has yet to make a decision on whether to play Adam Watts.
The centre-back was stretchered off in the 0-0 home draw with Grimsby at the weekend with a knock to the knee.
However, Watts' injury has since calmed down but he is still rated 50-50 to face the Millers. The Imps have a lot of games coming up and they do not want to risk rushing Watts back and potentially making his injury worse.
Lincoln will definitely be without Aaron Brown and Ian Pearce, who are both suspended for Tuesday's game.
But Sutton will have on-loan Eric Lichaj back after he completed a three-match ban.
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