Rotherham United Academy fell to a 2-1 defeat on home soil at the hands of Burton Albion on Tuesday.
Defender Charlie Smith continued his impressive campaign by finding the net three minutes after the break, but it wasn’t enough to claim a share of the points against the Brewers.
The Millers pushed hard for an equaliser towards the dying embers of the game, but the visiting defence stood firm to hold out for the win.
ACADEMY XI: Burnett; Makwedza, Exton, Booth, Smith; Watson (Greenhouse 49’), Millen (Salah 49’), Scott, Durose (Greaves 60’); Warne; McGuckin.
UNUSED: Ellis, Carroll.