The away side West Bromwich Albion took control of the game against Blackburn Rovers and had a 2-0 lead. The third period saw Blackburn coming closer but the Championship game finished with a 2-1 win for West Brom.

The visitors West Bromwich Albion started best and were already 0-1 up already from the kickoff. 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.

Blackburn Rovers have seven points while West Bromwich Albion have 10, as both teams have played four games.

The last match 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.