ROTHERHAM United will be playing to win at Oxford United tomorrow, but boss Paul Warne would happily take a point.

The Millers have surged into Sky Bet League One’s automatic promotion places on the back of three successive victories.

Their next four games are all against rivals in the top eight, where the priority will be not to lose ground.

Warne told the Rotherham Advertiser: “When you play against the top teams it’s essential not to lose.

“If you said to me now would I take a point at Oxford, of course I would.

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“I’d be stupid not to, but we’re trying to get three.

“We will definitely try to take the game to them. We won’t go and sit in behind the ball.”

Warne, who is full of praise for United, readily admitted the contest will be between two sides with very different styles.

“There’s no right or wrong in football, it’s just about winning,” he said.

“The way Karl plays is excellent. He’s got the players to play that way and they cause problems.

“But the way we play with the players we’ve got is also excellent and that’s why we’re second.”

He added: “I think they are the best team in the league and will finish in the top two.

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“They have strengthened really well with three signings this week. That will cause us a problem.”

United edged the first game 2-1 in October.

Warne had no complaints over the result, but knows his side did not do themselves justice.

He said: “Although they outplayed us in virtually every department I don’t think we played anything like (how we can).

“I’m asking for a much better performance than last time and with any luck you get a better result.”