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Portsmouth 1 – 2 Blackburn Rovers

‘That’s for our supporters ‘ – Tony Mowbray reacts to Rovers’ win at Portsmouth.

Yes, a good win indeed!

TONY Mowbray was delighted to send the travelling Rovers fans home happy as an Adam Armstrong brace handed them a 2-1 win at Portsmouth.

The Newcastle United struck in both halves to see Rovers to victory, despite losing Ryan Nyambe to injury and seeing Lewis Travis sent off late on.

The victory saw Rovers move level on points with Wigan and they are now only outside the automatic promotion spots on goal difference.

Rovers were backed by 884 fans on a freezing cold evening on the south coast, with Mowbray delighted with the victory as Rovers continued their run this season of never having gone three league games without a win.

The boss said: “It’s a difficult place to come, particularly in the second half with them kicking towards their supporters in the second half it was always going to be difficult.

“They got an equaliser early in the second half and we thought it was going to be backs to the wall and then we lost (Ryan) Nyambe through injury and also had a man sent off late on.

“That’s for our supporters who>>

CREDIT: Rich Sharpe @richsharpe89, LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

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