Stats Zone: West Bromwich Albion win despite comeback by Blackburn Rovers


The Championship game between Blackburn Rovers and West Bromwich Albion finished 1-2. The away side West Brom was in control and ahead 2-0, and managed to see the game off despite a comeback attempt by Blackburn.

The visitors West Bromwich Albion started the match at pace and took the lead straight away at the start of the game. After only one minute Alex Mowatt scored.

Straight after the break, Matthew Phillips found the net and increased the team’s lead.

In the 51st minute, Ben Brereton scored, to reduce the score for Blackburn Rovers. But Blackburn Rovers ran out of steam. The 1-2 goal was the last goal of the game.

Blackburn Rovers have seven points while West Bromwich Albion have 10 after four rounds of fixtures.

The last match between the teams ended in a 1-1 draw, with Blackburn Rovers at home in July 2020.

In the next games in the Championship, Blackburn Rovers will play Middlesbrough (away) on 2021-08-28, Luton Town (home) on 2021-09-11 and Hull (home) on 2021-09-14. West Bromwich Albion play Peterborough (away) on 2021-08-28, Millwall (home) on 2021-09-11 and Derby County (home) on 2021-09-14.