Date: 14th April 2016 at 10:36am
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Who helped Blackburn to a cleansheet last weekend of course and a point, which when collected away from home isn’t ever something to turn you nose up to is it!

Matt Kilgallon hasn’t been in the starting line up much this season, certainly since the turn of the year, whereas Jason Lowe hadn’t been in the first-team full stop since way back in August.

Both were given starts by Paul Lambert last Saturday.

Kilgallon, not someone who would have played at left back too often for Blackburn let alone Sheffield United or Leeds before this, and Lowe both returned to the starting XI for Rovers at Wolves in this nil-nil draw with Lambert telling rovers.co.uk he believes the decision to play Kilgallon at left back gave us ‘balance’ to the side.

As for his performance he said he played ‘really well.’

‘I just thought it would give us the balance on his natural left side and I thought he did ever so well, I really did. He’s not a normal left back is Matty and it was his first game for a while so that is why I decided to change that. He’s got good experience and he’s a good lad to go with that and I thought he did really well.’

We know how delighted Lowe was to return!

His post-match thoughts have already been covered with him left ‘buzzing’ when he found out he was starting and delighted following his full 90-minute outing.

After eight-months out Lambert thought it right just to spring his inclusion upon him just ahead of the game, due to Hope Akpan missing out he ws the ‘best bet’, with his performance bringing praise too, the boss added.

‘Jason Lowe came in, I just threw it upon him before the game and I thought he came through it ever so well. With Hope pulling out the other day his chance came a little bit earlier than I thought, but Jason was the best bet to come in as Corry is only just back from a knock and so is Lee Williamson.’

We’ll find out soon enough if one, or both, will retain their places for the Huddersfield visit to Ewood Park on Saturday.

Do you think either, or both, did enough to retain a place this weekend?

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