Rotherham manager Steve Evans reckoned his team could have had seven or eight goals had they put away their chances during the 4-1 victory against Accrington Stanley.
An own goal by Tom Eckersley after 14 minutes set Rotherham on the road to victory but Craig Lindfield equalised five minutes before the break. But two goals from substitute Daniel Nardiello in 12 second-half minutes put Rotherham back on track and Michael O'Connor added the fourth 14 minutes from time.
"It was an important win for us. It was a big three points. For the first 15 or 20 minutes we were outstanding and if we had taken our chances we would have been five up at the 25 minutes mark," Evans said.
"But it didn't go in for us and patience was wearing a bit thin and we got a bit disjointed and then their boy hit a strike that would befit the Premier League. From then up to half time we just couldn't get our passing game going.
"But the substitutes came on after the break and all of a sudden there was a spark. It helps when you get a goal and when that second goal went in I thought this could be anything we wanted it to be.
"It was a big win for us in the end because this was an Accrington team that went to Bradford and lost 2-1 with ten men and dominated."
Accrington boss Leam Richardson said his team were competitive "in stages".
"We conceded some sloppy goals from long throw ins and set pieces, but that's what Rotherham do and they do it well," he said.
"But in parts we played some good football and we managed to get back in the game, but the goals affected us too much really.
"It was disappointing to go behind to the long throw because it was something we have talked about, but when you come to a place like this they are going to put you under pressure."