Lowe And Graham After Continued Improvement

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Blackburn go into the meeting with Huddersfield at Ewood Park on Saturday seeking a third straight Championship win to follow those against Brentford and Newcastle.

The win against Brentford at Ewood a couple of weeks back saw Blackburn take confidence forward into the meeting with league leaders Newcastle last Saturday with them beaten by Rovers at St James’ Park.

Jason Lowe has spoken about the importance of these back-to-back wins for Blackburn and how much confidence has gained from them. As a result further momentum against Huddersfield is the aim, he told

‘It’s back-to-back wins for us now which is important, but what we can’t do is get carried away and think we’re the best team in the world because there’s still a lot to build on. There are plenty of games ahead, and plenty that we need to win, it’s a fantastic feeling and a great victory for us and getting the feel good factor back in the dressing room.’

In spite of this confidence boost the 25-year-old was quick to stress nobody is getting carried away but was hopeful a corner has been turned in Blackburn’s season, he continued.

‘Hopefully we can kick on from this now, but we won`t be getting carried away. This squad has got a lot of character and we keep going and hopefully we’ve turned the corner and we can put a bit of consistency together. There’s no quick or easy fix, it’s all hard work, hopefully we’re clicking as a team and build on it.’

Blackburn’s captain wasn’t the only one talking about these recent games as Danny Graham has joined Lowe in his reflections of the successive wins, the one against Newcastle in particular.

In another interview the former Sunderland striker said.

‘It was a great feeling for everyone. Obviously I’ve been up there a few times and won, but under the circumstances where everyone wrote us off, we went up there and showed what we are all about.’

He feels the benchmark has been set and Graham doesn’t want these standards dropping when Huddersfield visit tomorrow, adding.

‘We’ve set the benchmark now and we can’t let our performances drop any lower than what we did on Saturday. We’ve got to keep those standards, we’ve been looking for that since the start, so to put performance in off the back of a good performance against Brentford was pleasing. So we need to build on that and get another three points on Saturday.’

Graham went on to concede Blackburn had been in the bottom three as this was a position our performances warranted. However, he rightly commented Rovers have now got to look forwards and not back.

If confidence can’t be gained from beating a Newcastle side that had been on a run of nine straight wins he said it isn’t ever going to come. He’s not wrong about that! The Blackburn fans are owed another three points and he’s hopeful of that coming at Ewood on Saturday, he finished.

‘If we can’t get confidence from going up to Newcastle and beating them then we aren’t going to get it from any game. So we have to build on it, we know Huddersfield is going to be tough, but we’ve got to impose ourselves on the game and pick up another valuable three points. We owe it to ourselves and more so to the fans who pay the money to come and watch us, so it would be nice to get a run of form going at home and put a smile back on the punters faces at Ewood Park.’

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