West Bromwich Albion had a 2-0 lead at half-time away against Blackburn Rovers in Saturday’s match the Championship. In the third period Blackburn edged closer but in the end West Brom was able to see the game off and win 2-1.

The visiting team West Bromwich Albion started best and were already 0-1 up at the start of the game. After only one minute Alex Mowatt found the net.

Straight after the break, Matthew Phillips made his mark and increased the team’s lead.

In the 51st minute, Ben Brereton scored, to reduce the score for Blackburn Rovers. However, Blackburn Rovers were unable to make more of an impression. The 1-2 goal was the last goal of the game.

Blackburn Rovers have seven points while West Bromwich Albion have 10 after four rounds of fixtures.

The last meeting between the teams ended in a 1-1 draw, with Blackburn Rovers at home in July 2020.

After this game in the Championship, Blackburn Rovers will play Middlesbrough (away) on 2021-08-28, Luton Town (home) on 2021-09-11 and Hull (home) on 2021-09-14. West Bromwich Albion play Peterborough (away) on 2021-08-28, Millwall (home) on 2021-09-11 and Derby County (home) on 2021-09-14.