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Blackburn continue their good form

  • Posted on: 13 September 2017
  • By: isport

Blackburn Rovers managed to keep their good current run by beating Scunthorpe 1-0 away from home. This win makes it the fourth successive victory for Blackburn Rovers after a difficult start to the season.

However, the match was not that easy, and they had to dig deep in order to come out with the win. Indeed, Scunthorpe was unbeaten before the game, and they showed why during the match.

Blackburn have also been showing great form, which is one of the reason's they've been tipped for an FA Cup run this year, with hundreds of fans already registering their interest in getting tickets to their First Round game at Livefootballtickets.com, even though the draw hasn't even been made yet!

The home side started the match the better and created numerous chances. Blackburn Rovers could have found themselves trailing if it was not for their goalkeeper David Raya who made saves from Madden and Holmes. Scunthorpe also had chances through Josh Morris, but the latter failed twice to beat the Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper.

Scunthorpe did not allow Blackburn Rovers to create much in the first half and the first chance for the visitors came just before half-time when Dominic Samuel shot straight at the goalkeeper. The visiting side also had an opportunity to open up the scoring through Harper, but the latter could only place his header wide.

It was be Blackburn Rovers that came out after the interval the much better side. They were determined to get something from the game and began to create some opportunities of their own. At that time Scunthorpe found themselves consistently on the back foot and went down when Marcus Antonsson smashed the ball over the line from a Bennet cross.

After that Blackburn tried to control the game, and enjoyed some dominance, before they found themselves under intense pressure from Scunthorpe as the game drew to a clase. Neal Bishop had his header cleared off the line while Ojo had his last-minute shot stopped by the fingertips of the Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper.

Rovers held on to clinch a fourth successive victory in League One and reach the 10th place in the league.