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We deserved more than just a point

20 August 2016

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Owen Coyle felt that Rovers didn't get the points their play deserved as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Burton Albion.

Twice Rovers took the lead, but twice they were pegged back as the home had to settle for just a point at Ewood Park.

Craig Conway's fantastic finish on 26 minutes saw Rovers in front for the first time in the league this season, but the Brewers hit back through Jackson Irvine as the opening half drew to a close.

But Rovers regained their advantage when Sam Gallagher marked a fine home debut with a headed goal just past the hour mark.

However just like the first half, Rovers weren't able to see out the game, with Naylor heading home an equaliser with two just minutes remaining.

"I don't think there is any doubt that we put enough into the game to win it," the boss told Radio Rovers.

"It was hard fought, we knew Burton would come and be very direct so we had to deal with that.

"But I thought we looked lively and dangerous, we scored two very good goals and created some other very good chances.

"But football can be a cruel game, to lose the goal so late as we did, we feel a little bit hard done by."

Rovers are back at Ewood Park this Tuesday night when they take on Crewe Alexandra in the second round of the EFL Cup.

Tickets are on open sale priced at just £12 Adults, £5 Concessions and £2 for Juniors aged 17 and under.

Book now online at, or at the Roverstore, Ewood Park, or by calling the ticket office on 01254 372000.

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