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Blackburn 2 – Luton 2: Rovers held to a draw by visiting The Hatters

Blackburn were held to 2-2 draw by Luton down on Saturday at Ewood Park. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. Blackburn arrived with the intention of increasing their league score following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Middlesbrough in their previous game. Luton, on the other hand, are struggling for form following a draw in their last match. As things stand, Blackburn and Luton currently occupy 9th and 12th spots in the league, with 9 points and 8 points respectively after 6 matches.

Blackburn started strongly in the first half, with Tyrhys Dolan giving Rovers the lead in the 27th minute. Blackburn then scored once more and increased their lead thanks to a goal from Harry Pickering, 31 minutes in. The score at half time was 2-0.

The Hatters took the initiative in the second half, thanks to Luke Berry finding the net at the 73 minute mark. However they weren’t finished yet and Luke Berry made it 2-2 just before the final whistle to make it 2-2.

For Blackburn, Jacob Davenport and Tyler Magloire, came on for John Buckley and Joe Rothwell. Luton brought on Henri Lansbury, Sonny Bradley and Luke Berry for Allan Campbell, Dan Potts and Carlos Mendes Gomes.

There were bookings for Darragh Lenihan, Tyrhys Dolan, Ben Brereton and Sam Gallagher from Blackburn, and Kal Naismith, Simon Sluga, Cameron Jerome, Gabriel Osho and Henri Lansbury, for Luton.

Blackburn will next play Hull City at home, with Luton facing Bristol City away.

Technical card:
Blackburn Rovers: Darragh Lenihan, Tyrhys Dolan, Harry Pickering, Ben Brereton, Sam Gallagher, John Buckley (Jacob Davenport, min.74) and Joe Rothwell (Tyler Magloire, min.80)
Luton Town: Simon Sluga, Allan Campbell (Henri Lansbury, min.10), Carlos Mendes Gomes (Luke Berry, min.58), Cameron Jerome, James Bree, Gabriel Osho, Ruddock Pelly, Reece Burke, Harry Cornick, Kal Naismith and Dan Potts (Sonny Bradley, min.46)
Stadium: Ewood Park
Goals: Tyrhys Dolan (1-0, min. 27), Harry Pickering (2-0, min. 31), Luke Berry (2-1, min. 73) and Luke Berry (2-2, min. 90)

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