Championship: Blackburn Rovers 1 Luton Town 2 Defender Matty Pearson scored the winner on his first return to Ewood Park as Luton bounced back from three successive defeats in all competitions with a brilliant 2-1 victory against Blackburn Rovers this afternoon.With 57 minutes on the clock and the scores locked at 1-1, Pearson rose highest to direct his header into the bottom corner from the recalled Izzy Brown’s free kick, and give Town a lead that they held on to despite some serious late pressure from the hosts.After league reverses against QPR and Hull City, the visitors made three changes for the fixture, Jacob Butterfield, Pelly-Ruddock Mpanzu and Dan Potts all in, with Andrew Shinnie (knee) missing out, while Luke Bolton and Kazenga LuaLua dropped to the bench, joined by Luke Berry and Callum McManaman.Although the Hatters spent the first few minutes hemmed inside their own half, they did break forward to have the first attempt on seven minutes, Brown finding Harry Cornick in space, the attacker’s low shot easy for ex-Town stopper Christian Walton.Town had the lead with 16 minutes on the clock, after a superb move started by Brown, the on-loan Chelsea midfielder surging to the byline and… Read full this story
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