The Data Zone: Rovers overcome Forest with a late decider

After a goalless first half Blackburn Rovers seized control of the game against Nottingham Forest in the second. Ultimately Blackburn won Wednesday’s away game in the Championship 2-1.

The first half was goalless, but straight after half-time, Daniel Ayala made his mark as he found the net to give Blackburn Rovers the lead.

In the 69th minute, Philip Zinckernagel scored, to equalise for Nottingham Forest.

The deciding goal came, when Darragh Lenihan scored a 1-2 for Blackburn Rovers. The 2-1 goal was the last one of the game.

Nottingham Forest’s Jordan Gabriel was sent off in the 90th minute.

The teams play again on Saturday, with Nottingham hosting Stoke City at bet365 Stadiumand Blackburn hosting West Brom.

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