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Hughes: First Half Defending Cost Us

From a neutral point of view the Blackburn Rovers defeat at Wigan Athletic on Saturday afternoon would have been superb entertainment, but it didn't make up for the fact that we were beaten.

Rovers manager Mark Hughes was not amused with the first half defensive display (which was as bad as I have seen for A LONG time!!!) and rightly so and this is what is attributes to our downfall.

Hughes told the BBC: "We were really poor in the first-half. Defensively we weren't at the races.

"In the second-half we got to grips with the two lads up front for Wigan and our performance was remarkable.

"When you score three goals away from home you expect to get something out of the game but it wasn't to be
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Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday December 16 2007

Time: 10:49AM

Your Comments

We lost 5-3, but the scoreline really could have been anything couldn't it and on another day it could have easily been 5-5 at least couldn't it?!?!
The defending in the first half was FRIGHTENING, which is so unlike Rovers really on the whole.
Hughes Da Man
If Benni hadn't of missed that penalty then it could have gone the other way!
merlin
If Emerton hadn't foolishly got himself sent off I STILL think (despite the penalty miss) it might have gone the other way dude!!!
Hughes Da Man
It was a really terrible performance..so, let's leave it behind and believe next weekend we'll enjoy a great victory... Chelsea, too bad 4U!
diegoveron
Hopefully dude, but we WILL need to improve dramatically!
Hughes Da Man
I'm with you diegoveron - lets beat Arsenal then Chelsea and pick another great run
FreidelNo.1
 

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