Date: 27th October 2015 at 8:35am
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I wouldn’t want Blackburn Rovers to lose any match, however, if there’s one in particular you could choose to avoid defeat in it’ll always be a derby with your fiercest rivals at home!!

Blackburn did lose this match when Burnley extended an unbeaten run against Rovers with a 1-0 win at Ewood Park on Saturday lunchtime and no amount of bemoaning and groaning anything by Gary Bowyer (even if he’s got a point) will change this will it.

If we can’t (or won’t) take the chances created there’s always the chance we’ll be undone and that’s what happened against The Dingles with them enjoying the success once again at Ewood.

After the match Bowyer told The Official Blackburn Rovers Website: “To perform the way we have done in our local derby, and to create the number of chances that we have, it is a massive sickener.

“We’ve had enough chances to have won more than one game but we haven’t been ruthless enough in front of goal.

“In the first have there were a couple of chances and Heaton has made a decent save, but in the second half we carved them open with the football that we’ve played and Tom and Jordan have had two great opportunities.

“Then we’ve conceded a soft free-kick and we’ve not defended the second ball on it. So it is hugely disappointing.

There seems to be a familiar pattern all too often with what Bowyer’s saying after matches isn’t there?? It’s not his fault when chances aren’t taken (as he’s not the one on the pitch) but ultimately defeats come down to him as the Manager and if he can’t find a way to change this then someone that can needs to as Rovers don’t look to be heading anywhere this season (well, not the way we’d want!!)

Rovers hit the crossbar and Shane Duffy went close as the best team lost for the Rovers Manager.

He added: “We can’t fault the effort and the commitment from the players, it was there for all to see. We’ve hit the bar and even at the death Heaton has tipped a header over the bar from Shane.

“Our supporters were magnificent for us but unfortunately the best team has lost today.

It doesn’t matter if we were the best team or not we lost!!

The Dingles can enjoy this moment, however, in my honest opinion they’ll have bigger fish to fry as their season unfolds (they’ll enjoy this as we would’ve) whereas we’ve got greater concerns than merely losing this Lancashire derby.

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