West Bromwich Albion took control of the Championship game away to Blackburn Rovers and were ahead 2-0. The third period saw a spirited fightback from Blackburn Rovers that fell just short and West Brom ultimately won the match 2-1.
The visiting team West Bromwich Albion started the match at pace and took the lead straight away at the start of the game. After only one minute Alex Mowatt scored.
Straight after the break, Matthew Phillips scored and increased the team’s lead.
In the 51st minute, Ben Brereton scored, to reduce the score for Blackburn Rovers. Blackburn Rovers were unable to score any more goals. The 1-2 goal was the last goal of the game.
The last meeting between the teams ended in a 1-1 draw, with Blackburn Rovers at home in July 2020.
After this game in the Championship, Blackburn Rovers will take on Middlesbrough (away) on 2021-08-28, Luton Town (home) on 2021-09-11 and Hull (home) on 2021-09-14. West Bromwich Albion play Peterborough (away) on 2021-08-28, Millwall (home) on 2021-09-11 and Derby County (home) on 2021-09-14.