Sep 27, 2014 at 3pm UK at ​Ewood Park
BlackburnBlackburn Rovers
Gestede (46'), Tunnicliffe (77')
Cairney (72')
FT(HT: 0-2)
Vydra (30'), Tozser (41')
Gomes (56'), Vydra (61'), Angella (96')

Result: Blackburn Rovers come back to earn draw with Watford

Rudy Gestede of Blackburn Rovers celebrates scoring the first goal for Blackburn during the Sky Bet Championship match against Charlton on April 24, 2014
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Blackburn Rovers come back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Watford at Ewood Park.

Blackburn Rovers came from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw with Watford at Ewood Park in the Championship this afternoon.

Goals from Matej Vyrdra and Daniel Tozser gave the visitors a commanding first-half lead, but Rovers responded with strikes from Rudy Gestede and Ryan Tunnicliffe in the second period.

Vyrdra struck his first goal of the season on the half-hour mark when he tucked a left-footed shot into the bottom corner.

Tozser doubled the advantage with a free kick shortly before half time, and the Hornets were good value for the lead after the 45 minutes.

However, Gestede reduced the deficit seconds after the restart when he headed home Markus Olsson's cross.

Gary Bowyer's side had their equaliser with just under 15 minutes of normal time remaining when Tunnicliffe turned home Ben Marshall's cross with a close-range header.

Rhodes nearly gave his side the lead late on, but his effort was well-saved by Heurelho Gomes as the game edged into stoppage time.

Blackburn manager Gary Bowyer prior to kick-off against Man City in their FA Cup third round match on January 4, 2013
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