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Matt Smith in full agreement with playful Millwall observation

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Millwall striker, Matt Smith, has enjoyed a solid start to the season under Gary Rowett. 

The powerful striker has bagged two goals in the League Cup, whilst he’s also played a key part in Millwall’s impressive start to the season that’s seen them pick up 11 points.

A 2-0 win over Luton Town last night moved Rowett’s side into fourth, with Smith again impressing leading the line for the Lions.

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Smith had a hand in the opening goal of the game, with his presence from a corner forcing Martin Cranie to turn into his own net. Connor Mahoney doubled the lead in the second-half.

One observation that was made about Millwall and Smith was how hands-on the Luton defenders were with the striker at any set-piece, which was even an issue when Rowett’s side took the lead through Cranie’s own goal.

Taking to Twitter, one fan shared a video replicating what it was like watching Smith from a corner, which prompted a response from the towering striker on social media:

The Verdict 

Smith is such a handful from set-pieces and, rightly or wrongly, it’s a trait of all defenders to tussle with him in this way.

Credit to the striker for being such a threat. He did so well for the game’s opening goal last night and it’s a shame the goal hasn’t been awarded to him.

Let’s see if Smith gets some lighter treatment in the coming weeks after this has been pointed out.

Thoughts? Let us know! 


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