West Bromwich Albion were victorious away to Blackburn Rovers in the Championship on Saturday. Despite a 2-0 lead by the second half the match was far from over, and the second half saw Blackburn mounting a worthy challenge to West Brom’s lead but West Brom were able to hang on till the end and win the match 2-1.
The visitors West Bromwich Albion started best and were already 0-1 up already from the kickoff. After only one minute Alex Mowatt scored.
Straight after the break, Matthew Phillips scored and increased the team’s lead.
In the 51st minute, Ben Brereton found the net, to reduce the score for Blackburn Rovers. However, Blackburn Rovers were unable to make more of an impression. The 1-2 goal was the last goal of the game.
After four games, Blackburn Rovers have seven points while West Bromwich Albion have 10.
The last meeting between the teams ended in a 1-1 draw, with Blackburn Rovers at home in July 2020.
After this game in the Championship, Blackburn Rovers will play Middlesbrough (away) on 2021-08-28, Luton Town (home) on 2021-09-11 and Hull (home) on 2021-09-14. West Bromwich Albion play Peterborough (away) on 2021-08-28, Millwall (home) on 2021-09-11 and Derby County (home) on 2021-09-14.