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Sheffield Wednesday drop points against Blackburn Rovers: 1-1 at Ewood Park

Photo Credit: AP

Technical card:
Blackburn Rovers: Adam Armstrong, Darragh Lenihan, Barry Douglas, Joe Rothwell, Ryan Nyambe, Daniel Ayala, Thomas Kaminski, Bradley Johnson (Stewart Downing, min.62), Lewis Holtby (Bradley Dack, min.62), Sam Gallagher (Ben Brereton, min.61) and Harvey Elliott
Sheffield Wednesday: Barry Bannan, Adam Reach (Kadeem Harris, min.82), Cheyenne Dunkley, Keiren Westwood, Joost van Aken (Liam Shaw, min.69), Josh Windass (Isaiah Brown, min.87), Joey Pelupessy, Callum Paterson, Liam Palmer, Moses Odubajo and Tom Lees
Stadium: Ewood Park
Goals: Adam Reach (0-1, min. 41) and Joe Rothwell (1-1, min. 76)

On Saturday, Blackburn Rovers and Sheffield Wednesday were held to a 1-1 draw at Ewood Park. Blackburn Rovers were looking to get back winning ways, following a previous defeat to Stoke City. Sheffield Wednesday, on the other hand, were coming from a 1-0 win against Coventry City. At the moment, Blackburn Rovers and Sheffield Wednesday are 11th, (29 points) and 23rd, (13 points), spots respectively, after 21 matches.

Sheffield Wednesday started the game well, thanks to Adam Reach opening the scoring just before half-time, thereby seeing the first half to a 0-1.

Blackburn Rovers took the lead in the second half, beginning with a goal from Joe Rothwell in the 76th minute, leaving the final score at 1-1.

Both managers used allfull available substitutions. For Blackburn Rovers, Ben Brereton, Bradley Dack and Stewart Downing came on for Sam Gallagher, Lewis Holtby and Bradley Johnson, while Sheffield Wednesday brought on Liam Shaw, Kadeem Harris and Isaiah Brown to replace Joost van Aken, Adam Reach and Josh Windass.

The referee booked Darragh Lenihan for Blackburn Rovers.

Blackburn Rovers will next travel to Huddersfield Town, while Sheffield Wednesday will face Middlesbrough at home.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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