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More to come from Benjani, says, er, Benjani

More to come from Benjani, says, er, Benjani

Rovers striker Benjani has promised the Rovers fans that there is more to come from him, despite picking up a little niggle after 45 minutes at the weekend.

The Zimbabwean was impressive in the lone striker role and bagged his first Blackburn goal with a composed header in the 2-1 defeat to Chelsea.

But despite being withdrawn at half time, Benji insists that he is in good shape.

Benjani spoke to Rovers TV and said - 'The gaffer was just cautious and I'm definitely okay for the next match.

'I'm starting to feel my fitness is coming back and let's hope I play more in the future. I'm almost there I just need more playing time.'

Benjani's breaking of his duck is something of a relief for him after his summer move but would rather he didn't score if it meant the team winning.

Benjani continued - 'It was a big relief - let's hope I can score more for Blackburn now - but it is not so nice if you score and the team lose.

'We didn't take our chances and against a team like Chelsea they will punish you.'

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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Tuesday November 2 2010
Time: 8:31AM

Comments

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I am glad to see him off the mark, he has looked good enough to me so far, despite many peoples fears.
Mikey Delap
02/11/2010 08:35:00
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Let see how it could be with him and Kalinic.....cheers
riisenholt
02/11/2010 09:14:00
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I hope so. I too would like to see him play up front with Niko!
BlueSue
02/11/2010 09:31:00
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There is flexibility with our forward line if Big Sam would drop his stance and have a look at it...
Mikey Delap
02/11/2010 09:45:00
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I think when he broke his duck for pompey he went on a nice run and knocked quite a few in
del
02/11/2010 10:45:00
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'We didn't take our chances and against a team like Chelsea they will punish you.' - pop at jason roberts?
LHrover
02/11/2010 11:26:00
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Haha I was thinking that LH. Gotta say I thought Benjani did (surprisingly) well in those 45 mins. More of the same please!
fransavarese
02/11/2010 11:55:00
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i think he could well prove to be a nice freebie
glen9mullan
02/11/2010 12:56:00
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he's certainly in form right now...don't forget he single-handedly created our goal at liverpool too.
DommyWalker
02/11/2010 13:47:00
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Well if we play the ball on the floor like we did 1st 45 mins we should be able to start gettin some goals in the back of the net!
mutts nutts
02/11/2010 17:39:00
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