Reaction to the 5-0 defeat to Rotherham…
PHIL Brown slumped to his biggest defeat as Southend United manager as the Shrimpers were thrashed 5-0 at Rotherham United on Saturday afternoon.
Blues conceded a trio of goal inside the opening 23 minutes of the match at the New York Stadium.
And the Millers also netted either side of half-time – with Kieffer Moore completing a hat-trick as Brown suffered his heaviest setback since coming to the club in March 2013.
A brilliant first-half hat-trick from Kieffer Moore led Rotherham United to a scintillating thrashing of Southend in League One.
The Millers blew Phil Brown’s men away in the opening 45 minutes in South Yorkshire, with Joe Newell adding a fine goal to Moore’s treble and Ryan Williams notching after the break.
Rotherham United FC
FIVE-STAR Rotherham United earned their first Sky Bet League One victory of the season, in some style, as they put Southend United to the sword following a superb attacking display.
Ipswich loanee Kieffer Moore became an instant hit with the Millers’ fans following a first-half hat-trick, in his first league start, while further strikes from Joe Newell and Ryan Williams put the icing on a polished home performance.
Rotherham ran riot in the first half against Southend United at AESSEAL New York Stadium on Saturday to rack up a 4-0 interval lead, prompting the Shrimpers manager to say he was embarrassed by the gulf between the two teams.