Stoke survive late rally to jolt Blackburn’s promotion hopes | Championship

Blackburn’s automatic promotion hopes suffered a setback as Stoke staved off a desperate fightback to beat them in the Championship. The visitors launched a late revival but failed to prevent their 11-match unbeaten run in all competitions from drawing to an end.

A confident Stoke side – who thumped Sunderland 5-1 last weekend – picked up from where they left off with a quickfire first-half double.

The Wolves loanee Ki-Jana Hoever twice finished expertly as he met accurate crosses, notching the first league goals of his career. Tyrese Campbell added a third to put Stoke within reach of…


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