Date: 23rd February 2015 at 9:25am
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Once again Blackburn Rovers (just look at the statistics) had the chances to win a match we just didn’t take enough of them and had to make do with a 1-1 draw against Blackpool.

That match at Ewood (I’d said before it) was as close to a “home banker” as we’d expect so our failure to win it should just about (even in my fantasist mind!!) end our play-off hopes once and for all, which would definitely end if we can beat Norwich City at Ewood Park on Tuesday evening.

Gary Bowyer knows we had the chances and was left frustrated by our inability to take them.

Bowyer told Radio Rovers: “I think mass frustration is the feeling and the emotion at the moment.

“We had enough chances – second half especially. We hit the bar twice, Jordan’s header, then a very good shot saved, Brown flashes one wide, Baps at the death with a header.

Why aren’t these chances that we’re creating being taken?? When you hit the woodwork (as we did twice) that’s just bad luck but we’ve certainly not been clinical enough and Bowyer (as much as he might get blamed for some things can’t be blamed for that!!) says he couldn’t lack the commitment or effort but we’ve lacked a “killer blow” AKA not been clinical enough.

Adding: “So in terms of their effort and commitment we can’t fault that, but we couldn’t quite get that killer blow in the final third.

“I think today is one of those where we’ve not won it because we’ve not been clinical enough in the final third. We had numerous chances to have won the game.

It’ll be hard to get up for Tuesday night, however, we’ve got to do that!!

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