Blackburn Roversresponded well to their first defeat of the season in the English Championship following the stalemate with Middlesbrough in their latest league encounter. The former Premier League champions were able to recover from the 2-1 loss at home to former leaders West Brom with a battling 1-1 draw at the home of Boro.


Hosts Middlebrough went behind after 17 minutes thanks to the goal from Sam Gallagher who has been very impressive for Blackburn Rovers since the new season started last month. Blackburn Rovers kept the home team at bay until nine minutes from the break when midfielder Jonny Howson levelled proceedings. Neither Boro nor Blackburn Rovers could add to their goal tally though they both finished the game with ten men. Continue reading BLACKBURN IN STALEMATE AT BORO