English Premiership

Blackburn bounce back

2010-12-04 19:49
Sam Allardyce

Manchester - Blackburn bounced back from their 7-1 humiliation by Manchested United in the Premier League to beat struggling Wolves 3-0 on Saturday.

Blackburn coach Sam Allardyce apologized to fans after the November 27 rout but made only two changes against Wolves, including Morten Gamst Pedersen whose long corner in the 29th led to David Dunn scoring with a header.

Wolves almost equalized two minutes later when former England goalkeeper Paul Robinson could only parry a long-range shot by midfielder Nenad Milijas.

Blackburn made it 2-0 in the 43rd minute when Brett Emerton swept in a left foot shot.

A free-kick from Pedersen set up a goal for Ryan Nelsen in the 55th to push Wolves to the bottom of the league with 12 points from 16 games.

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