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Championship: Blackburn Rovers beats Sheffield United 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit

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BLACKBURN. Blackburn Rovers was capable to turn the table against Sheffield United.

BLACKBURN. Blackburn Rovers succeeded in turn the table against Sheffield United. It was Sheffield United to score first with a goal from R. Brewster. However, later Blackburn Rovers found the way to turn the table scoring 3 consecutive goals with R. Khadra (37′), B. Brereton (59′) and I. Poveda (70′). Sheffield United was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (61%).​

The match was held at the Ewood Park Stadium in Blackburn on Saturday and this began at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Oliver Langford who was helped by Shaun Hudson and Andrew Fox. The 4th official was Ross Joyce. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12 degrees Celsius or 53.56 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 95%.​

Match Statistics

Sheffield United was in firm control of the ball 61% while Blackburn Rovers was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Sheffield United was more aggressive with 57 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 3 were on target. Anyhow, Blackburn Rovers found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Blackburn Rovers shot 12 times, 6 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Sheffield United shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target.


Blackburn Rovers received 1 yellow card (D. Lenihan). On the other side, Sheffield United received 3 yellow cards (J. Bogle, J. Fleck and O. Norwood).

After this encounter, Blackburn Rovers will have 23 points like Swansea City to stay in the 12th place. On the other side, Sheffield United will stay with 19 points like Nottingham Forest, Reading and Bristol City to stay in the 16th place.

Match Events

  • 2'

    R. Brewster

    B. Sharp

  • 5'

    J. Bogle

  • 24'

    J. Fleck

  • 37'

    R. Khadra

  • 59'

    B. Brereton

  • 64'

    L. Mousset

    R. Brewster

  • 64'

    I. Ndiaye

    J. Fleck

  • 67'

    T. Dolan

    R. Khadra

  • 70'

    I. Poveda

  • 76'

    D. Lenihan

  • 80'

    J. Rothwell

    J. Davenport

  • 80'

    George Baldock

    Jayden Bogle

  • 80'

    Oliver Norwood

  • 90'

    D. Butterworth

    I. Poveda

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, Blackburn Rovers will play away with Bristol City on the 20th of November with a 6-4 head to head in favor of Blackburn Rovers (3 draws).

Sheffield United will host Coventry City on the 20th of November with a 5-3 head to head record in favor of Sheffield United (2 draws).

Blackburn Rovers: Formation and Lineups

Blackburn Rovers started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

The manager Tony Mowbray chose to play with the following team: Thomas Kaminski (7.0), Ryan Nyambe (6.2), Darragh Lenihan (7.0), Scott Wharton (7.2), Adetayo Edun (6.9), Ian Carlo Poveda (8.6), Lewis Travis (6.5), Jacob Davenport (7.0), Reda Khadra (7.0), John Buckley (7.1) and Ben Brereton (7.2).


Blackburn Rovers made 3 changes: R. Khadra for T. Dolan (67′), J. Davenport for J. Rothwell (80′) and I. Poveda for D. Butterworth (90′).

Top player: Ian Carlo Poveda

The player who no doubt impressed Blackburn Rovers the most was Ian Carlo Poveda.

His rating is (8.6) with 1 goal, 27 passes (77% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 12. He performed 1 cross.

Sheffield United: Formation and Lineups

Sheffield United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Slaviša Jokanović played with: Robin Olsen (6.0), Jayden Bogle (6.4), Chris Basham (6.5), John Egan (6.3), Enda Stevens (5.5), Oliver Norwood (6.6), John Fleck (6.7), Rhian Brewster (7.4), Morgan Gibbs-White (7.2), Ben Osborn (6.3) and Billy Sharp (6.7).


Sheffield United made 3 changes: R. Brewster for L. Mousset (64′), J. Fleck for I. Ndiaye (64′) and J. Bogle for G. Baldock (80′).

Top player: Rhian Brewster

Probably the most impressive player in Sheffield United was Rhian Brewster.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 15 passes (60% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 5.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship



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