A number of Blackburn Rovers supporters have hailed the impact that Reda Khadra had off the bench as Rovers managed to pick up a 2-0 win against Hull City on Tuesday night.
Tony Mowbray’s side headed into the game hoping to get back to winning ways after they suffered the frustrations of giving up a 2-0 lead against Luton Town on Saturday.
It was vital that Blackburn were able to bounce back from that disappointment and show that they can hold onto leads in matches and secure all three points from strong positions.
Against Hull, Blackburn were able to do that after they finally started to make the most of getting into dangerous positions in the final third in the second period.
One player, in particular, that was able to make a major difference for Rovers was Khadra, with Mowbray bringing the Brighton loanee off the bench for his first Championship appearance for the club on 54 minutes.
Khadra managed to add real quality to proceedings for Blackburn and he was faultless in possession maintaining a 100% passing accuracy whilst he was on the field.
While the 20-year-old also drove at Hull’s backline and completed two successful dribbles to try and make things happen in the final third.
It was an encouraging display from Khadra and it was no surprise to see both of Blackburn’s goals come after his introduction from the bench.
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Many Blackburn fans were delighted with what they saw from Khadra on his first appearance in the Championship for Rovers.
Here, we take a look at some of the best reactions on social media…
Khadra has changed this game. Brighton have a real footballer on their hands #Rovers
— Scott Martin (@SD_Martin92) September 14, 2021
Great feet. Looked sharp. Needs to start.
— JT (@Jam3sT77) September 14, 2021
Khadra starts Saturday. Two subs made a huge difference. #Rovers
— Ell (@Elliottkinsella) September 14, 2021
Good to get back to winning ways tonight. Not a great performance but two really well taken goals. Big performance from Ayala and Lenihan, Travis and Rothwell too but Khadra and Butterworth coming on changed the game and it became sort of comfortable. Pleasing result #Rovers 🔵⚪
— Mick Isherwood (@Tish_BRFC) September 14, 2021
Really good win, the introduction of Butterworth and Khadra made all the difference in the second-half. Impressed with Butterworth, in particular.
And a clean sheet….I knew it would be tonight!! 😁#Rovers
— Mark Whittle (@MarkWhittle1) September 14, 2021
khadra and butterworth are silly…must start on sat #rovers
— billy (@BWils__) September 14, 2021
Can’t wait to see more of khadra, looks a player #rovers
— Lewis Horsfield (@lewishorsey92) September 14, 2021