Wednesday evening sees Millwall return to The Den as Fulham make the short trip across London to come up against the SE16 side.
Sunday’s defeat to West Bromwich Albion in stormy conditions will still be fresh in the memory for Gary Rowett, but Millwall will be looking to bounce back at home against the promotion challengers.
The Lions have lost three of their last four games in all competitions, and the upcoming game is an opportunity for the side to turn their fortunes around.
Ahead of the clash, Gary Rowett has been speaking to the press, and began by discussing Wednesday’s opponents.
Rowett was very complimentary about his opposite number Scott Parker, who the 46-year-old used to play with at Charlton Athletic
“He’s a good character and has done a really good job,” the Millwall boss said to News at Den.
“It’s his first job in management and not an easy job to manage a team that’s just been relegated and to try and get their morale back. But he’s done it.”
Rowett is also fully aware of how Fulham play their football, and wants his team to nullify their strengths.
“I think they’ve dominated possession in almost every game they’ve played. I would imagine it will be similar tomorrow because they build from the back.”
QUIZ: Can you name every Millwall player’s squad number?
“Like any team you play you’ve got to work out ways to stop them hurting you, and you want to make sure they have something to think about going the other way,” he added.
Rowett pointed to one particular gripe he had with his players in last Sunday’s loss to West Brom, and wants them to rectify it against Fulham.
“We have to go out and perform much better. We have to use the ball better. We gave the ball away far too many times [on Sunday] and then had to turn around and run back 50 yards to defend,” the Millwall boss added.