MATCHDAY LIVE: Blackburn Rovers v Ipswich Town
Updated 5:05pm Saturday 5th April 2014 in Sport
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- WELCOME to Ewood Park for today's Championship clash between Blackburn Rovers and Ipswich Town. Keep up to date with the score with our matchday live blog.
FULL-TIME 2-0 Rovers.
Sub for Rovers as fit-again Dickson Etuhu replaces Tom Cairney.
Sub for Rovers as the goal scorer is replaced by David Dunn.
Big forward heads in Craig Conway free kick.
GOAL 2-0 Rovers. Rudy Gestede.
Sub for Rovers as Luke Varney replaces Corry Evans.
What a miss, Tommy Spurr on to Jordan Rhodes on to Rudy Gestede, who fires over from six yards.
Great Rudy Gestede pass and great finish by Rovers' top scorer.
GOAL 1-0 Rovers. Jordan Rhodes. 64 mins.
Good hold up play by Rudy Gestede ends with Craig Conway firing a rising drive over.
Paul Robinson saves from Frank Nouble.
Jonny Williams drags wide after skipping past Corry Evans.
Second half is under way.
Rudy Gestede has penalty appeal turned down.
Great block from Matt Kilgallon to deny Aaron Cresswell certain goal from Daryl Murphy cross and then great save from Paul Robinson to keep out JonnybWilliams' follow up.
Closest Rovers have gone, Craig Conway free kick into box flicked on by Rudy Gestede and Dean Gerken saved well low to his left.
Attendance is 13,281 (635 away).
Rudy Gestede goes closer still from similar range, his strike bending just over the bar. Very we'll struck.
Good effort Tom Cairney, his 25-yard curler comfortably saved.
Good chance Ipswich, Jonny Williams cross, Paul Robinson comes, Daryl Murphy heads over.
And again, Tom Cairney to Corry Evans and his cross is deflected into the side netting.
Better by Rovers, Jordan Rhodes to Tom Cairney whose cross to the back post is headed back by Craig Conway to Corry Evans, who can't get his touch right, the keeper gathering.
Rovers' best move of the match so far as Rudy Gestede sends Craig Conway away down the left and his cross, intended for Jordan Rhodes, is scrambled clear.
First half-chance goes the way of Ipswich, Daryl Murphy blazing over after Jonny Williams pulled the ball back from the byline.
We are under way, Rovers kicking towards the Bryan Douglas Darwen End in the first half.
The teams are out.
Welcome to Ewood Park. Kick-off just over 10 minutes away.
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