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Blackburn beat Spurs to boost hopes of safety

9 Apr 2019
Spurs v Blackburn in PL2

Rovers earn 3-0 win against Division 1 relegation rivals to move three points clear of drop zone

Blackburn Rovers boosted their chances of securing safety in Premier League 2 Division 1 with a 3-0 victory at relegation rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

Division 1 relegation battle

Pos Team Pl GD Pts
9 TOT 22 -12 28
10 LEI 22 -9 27
11 WHU 22 -2 26
12 SWA 22 -14 16
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Rovers were 2-0 up after 14 minutes at Stevenage’s Lamex Stadium, with Jack Vale opening the scoring before Daniel Butterworth converted a penalty.

Joe Rankin-Costello wrapped up the win after being teed up by Butterworth late on.

Blackburn remain ninth but have moved three points clear of the two-team relegation zone with two matches to play.

Tottenham Hotspur are second-bottom of the division on goal difference behind West Ham United.

See: Spurs report

Monday's Division 2 results

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