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Blackburn Rovers 2 - Leicester City 1

The Championship

Ewood Park

Saturday 25th August 2012, 15:00

Attendance: Robert Madley

Referee: 13,935

Blackburn Rovers
2 - 1
Leicester City
Gomes (33), Pedersen (79)
 
Vardy (55)
 
Venue: Ewood Park
 
Attendance: Robert Madley
The Teams
Robinson
 
 
 
Schmeichel
 
 
Givet
 
 
 
De Laet
 
 
Dann
 
 
 
Konchesky
 
 
Ribeiro
 
 
 
Morgan
 
 
Lowe
 
 
 
Moore
 
 
Pedersen
 
 
 
Drinkwater
 
 
75
Murphy
 
 
 
Marshall
 
 
89
Ms Olsson
 
 
 
King
 
 
Etuhu
 
 
 
Dyer
 
 
69
Edinho Junior
 
 
46
 
Vardy
 
 
Nuno Gomes
 
 
77
 
Nugent
 
 
Substitutes
Kean
 
 
 
Logan
 
 
G Hanley
 
 
 
Danns
 
 
75
Formica
 
 
 
James
 
 
Jorge
 
 
 
Knockaert
 
 
69
Nunes
 
 
 
Waghorn
 
 
Rochina
 
 
77
 
Schlupp
 
 
Goodwillie
 
 
46
 
Beckford
 
 
89
Game Statistics
8
Goal Attempts
12
4
On Target
7
3
Corners
12
1
Offside
4
6
Fouls
15
1
Yellow Cards
1
0
Red Cards
0
57
%
43




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Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday August 25 2012

Time: 5:27PM

Your Comments

Who has been counting the fouls? There must have been more than that in the first half by leicester.
rovers2011
im very suprised we won, good subs for a change from kean!
marshinrover
I'm seriously worried for our campaign, outplayed in two and half games out of three. Against Hull, I was thinking a better team would destroy us, lo and behold Leicester did. Very lucky to get a point never mind three. I know it can get better but the team has to be set up right to do it, and Kean's such a plank I can't see that happening. I thought 4-2-3-1 was quite interesting from Kean but then he sticks Lowe on the right wing, he looks poor out of position and leaves us with nothing either wing. I'm trying to take encouragement from the fact that he seemed to learn and swapped Bruno with Lowe, though this could have been accidental genius because Bruno had no positional discipline at full back? Got my tickets for Leeds, I don't think our extra quality will be enough on it's own.
Citizen Kean
'Goal Attempts', 'On Target' and'Corners show that we rode our luck. A team that has 57% of possession, should have more attempts than their opponents. We need to improve our 'Attempts on Target' before our luck runs out. Just 1 every 20+ minutes is not good enough. No automatic promotion on these showings, despite 7 points out of 9
r.waterfall
 

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