Blackburn Rovers put on a courageous display against Premier League side Bournemouth in the Carabao Cup, but ultimately fell at the final hurdle, as Callum Wilson scored a 94th minute goal for the Cherries.
Despite missing some key first team players – including Bradley Dack, Darragh Lenihan and Charlie Mulgrew – Rovers fought back from 2-0 down through goals from Adam Armstrong and Craig Conway. However, Derrick Williams slipped late on and handled the ball, leaving Tony Mowbray’s side a man down.
It looked like Rovers were set to crawl over the line, until striker Callum Wilson headed in from a corner, leading to mixed reactions from fans.
At the same time, Rovers fans will be feeling proud that a much changed side travelled over 500 miles to give high-flying Bournemouth a tough game. But, some will be left worried by the fact their side have conceded yet another late goal through a lack of concentration.
Rovers fans had their say on Twitter:
— Jack Anderton (@Spanderton) September 25, 2018
Never saw this coming
— Lloyd (@Lloydharwoodd99) September 25, 2018
This is something @Rovers have needed to work on for years…. defend too early and always let late goals in. Disappointing to say the least
— Paul Allen B (@PaulBambiBurns) September 25, 2018
In the grand scheme of things probably the best thing that could happen for us, we can focus on more important things now. Onwards and hopefully upwards
— Andrew Barnes (@HandOfBarnes) September 25, 2018
Least we’ve held our own tonight couldn’t be any prouder
— Lee robinson (@lrobbo2018) September 25, 2018