Sport Ben Brereton Diaz sends message to Blackburn Rovers fans after recent events
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Blackburn have often produced good talent through their academy or spotted a potential star and snapped them up, bringing them to Ewood Park. It remains the case even now, with the club positioned in the Championship rather than in the Premier League. The approach though is still paying dividends, with Ben Brereton-Diaz poached from Nottingham […]It remains the case even now, with the club positioned in the Championship rather than in the Premier League.
Blackburn Rovers forward Ben Brereton Diaz has taken toto send a message to the club’s fans following his side’s latest display in the Championship.
Rovers were able to back up their recent 4-0 victory over Peterborough United by sealing all three points in their showdown with Stoke City yesterday.
Reda Khadra netted what turned out to be the winning goal at the bet365 Stadium as he fired past Potters goalkeeper Adam Davies in the 52nd minute.
Blackburn then went close to doubling their advantage as Darragh Lenihan fired wide from Joe Rothwell’s free-kick.
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Stoke almost levelled proceedings in stoppage-time as Danny Batth’s effort was saved by Aynsley Pears.
As a result of this triumph, Rovers moved up to fourth in the Championship standings.
Currently on a four-game unbeaten run in the second-tier, Tony Mowbray’s side will unquestionably be brimming with confidence heading into next weekend’s Lancashire derby with Preston North End.
Reflecting on Blackburn’s latest performance in the Championship onBrereton Diaz has admitted that it was a great shift from his side whilst he also praised the club’s fans for the support that they illustrated yesterday.
The Chile international“+3 on the road and a great shift from the boys!
“support was brilliant as always.”
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Blackburn Rovers will be looking to remain keep touch with the Championship play-offs places on Wednesday night, when they host Peterborough United at Ewood Park. Tony Mowbray’s side go into this midweek round of Championship fixtures eighth in the second-tier standings, two points adrift of the play-offs places following their 1-1 draw at Bristol City […]Tony Mowbray’s side go into this midweek round of Championship fixtures eighth in the second-tier standings, two points adrift of the play-offs places following their 1-1 draw at Bristol City on Saturday.
Having scored a remarkable total ofin the Championship this season for Blackburn, Brereton Diaz would have been hoping to add to his tally in yesterday’s clash with Stoke.
However, the 22-year-old was kept quiet by the Potters’ defence as his team-mate Khadra produced the match-winning moment in this fixture.
In order for Blackburn to launch a push for a top-six finish in the coming months, they will need Brereton Diaz to maintain his fitness as well as his consistency.
Currently averaging an impressivein the second-tier, the former Forest man will be determined to fire his side to victory in their upcoming showdown with rivals Preston at Ewood Park.
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Leeds United are reportedly preparing a transfer bid for Real Madrid attacker Mariano Diaz. Since making his senior debut for the Spanish giants back in August 2016, the 28-year-old – who is currently valued at £9m by Transfermarkt – has made just 63 senior appearances for the club across all competitions, scoring 11 goals and providing three assists in the process.