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Championship: Blackburn Rovers destroys Peterborough United 4-0 playing a great match

BLACKBURN. Blackburn Rovers demolishes Peterborough United 4-0 with goals of

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BLACKBURN. Blackburn Rovers demolishes Peterborough United 4-0 with goals of H. Pickering (17′), B. Brereton (35′), D. Lenihan (45′) and B. Brereton (60′).

The match was held at the Ewood Park Stadium in Blackburn on Wednesday and this began at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was John Brooks with the assistance of Nicholas Hopton and James Mainwaring. The 4th official was Geoff Eltringham. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 4.4 degrees Celsius or 39.88 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 92%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Blackburn Rovers was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Peterborough United that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.

Blackburn Rovers was more aggressive with 57 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Blackburn Rovers won the encounter.

Blackburn Rovers shot 13 times, 7 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Peterborough United shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.


Blackburn Rovers received 1 yellow card (B. Brereton). On the opposite side, Peterborough United received 2 yellow cards (M. Beevers and R. Edwards).

After playing this match, Blackburn Rovers will have 30 points to move down in the 7th place. On the other side, Peterborough United will stay with 15 points like Hull City to stay in the 22nd place.

Match Events

  • 17'

    H. Pickering

  • 26'

    B. Johnson

    D. Ayala

  • 35'

    B. Brereton

  • 44'

    M. Beevers

  • 45'

    D. Lenihan

  • 46'

    H. Burrows

    M. Beevers

  • 46'

    R. Edwards

    F. Kent

  • 53'

    B. Brereton

  • 60'

    B. Brereton

  • 61'

    Reda Khadra

    Ben Brereton Díaz

  • 61'

    Conor Coventry

    Oliver Norburn

  • 68'

    D. Butterworth

    J. Buckley

  • 71'

    R. Edwards

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, Blackburn Rovers will play away against Stoke City on the 27th of November with a 8-4 head to head statistic in favor of Stoke City (3 draws).

Peterborough United will host Barnsley on the 27th of November with a 3-2 head to head stats in favor of Barnsley (1 draw).

Blackburn Rovers: Formation and Lineups

Blackburn Rovers adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

The manager Tony Mowbray chose to play with the following team: Thomas Kaminski (7.1), Darragh Lenihan (8.4), Daniel Ayala (6.3), Scott Wharton (6.5), Ryan Nyambe (7.0), Lewis Travis (6.6), Joe Rothwell (8.8), Harry Pickering (8.0), John Buckley (7.1), Tyrhys Dolan (7.4) and Ben Brereton (7.1).


Blackburn Rovers made 3 changes: D. Ayala for B. Johnson (26′), B. Brereton for R. Khadra (61′) and J. Buckley for D. Butterworth (68′).

Top player: Joe Rothwell

Probably the most impressive player in Blackburn Rovers was Joe Rothwell even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.8) with 66 passes (89% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 16. He performed 6 crosses.

Peterborough United: Formation and Lineups

Also Peterborough United adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

On the other side, Darren Ferguson played with: David Cornell (5.6), Frankie Kent (6.5), Nathan Thompson (6.1), Mark Beevers (6.1), Joe Ward (6.2), Oliver Norburn (6.7), Jack Taylor (6.8), Dan Butler (6.8), Siriki Dembélé (7.8), Sammie Szmodics (6.6) and Jonson Clarke-Harris (6.3).


Peterborough United made 3 changes: M. Beevers for H. Burrows (46′), F. Kent for R. Edwards (46′) and O. Norburn for C. Coventry (61′).

Top player: Siriki Dembélé

The player who no doubt impressed Peterborough United the most was Siriki Dembélé.

His rating is (7.8) with 35 passes (82% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 14 duels out of 20. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship

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