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We showed an unbelievable spirit

24 September 2016

Owen Coyle felt Rovers were full value for the victory as they came from behind to claim the points at the iPro Stadium.

Second half strikes from Marvin Emnes and Danny Graham saw Rovers bounce back from the disappointment of missing a first half penalty and going behind to Matej Vydra's opener, to secure back-to-back wins in the Championship.

The manager was delighted with the way the team performed throughout and believed their quality counted when it mattered.

"I thought from the first whistle the level of performance was of a high calibre," the boss told Rovers PlayerHD.

"We knew that we had to be brave with the ball and work our socks off when we didn't.

"We felt we should have had a penalty early in the game before Ben was unlucky when his hit the post. We were very much in control and came in aggrieved not to be in front.

"But in the second we found ourselves a goal behind and it could have been easy to feel sorry for ourselves, but we picked ourselves up and showed the quality that we have got.

"The initial play for Marvin's goal was brilliant, but the second goal is a contender for goal of the season as there must been five one-two's in the middle of the park before a weighted pass to the edge of the box and it is slipped in for a wonderful finish from Danny Graham.

"We showed an unbelievable spirit, we are delighted to send the fantastic travelling fans home with a smile on their faces."

Rovers are back in action this Tuesday night when Sheffield Wednesday are the visitors to Ewood Park.

Tickets for the game against the Owls are on open sale up until the 7.45pm kick-off. Prices start from just £22 for Adults, £14 for 18-21-year-olds and seniors aged 65 and over, whilst Juniors aged 17 and under can see the game from just £9.

Book now online at www.eticketing.co.uk/onerovers, or buy at the Roverstore, Ewood Park, or by calling the ticket office on 01254 372000.

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