Ben Brereton-Díaz caps Blackburn comeback as Millwall miss playoffs

08 May 2023 16:36
Unpack the nice china again. Take the plastic wrapping off the sofa. No doubt some elements of the Premier League and its surrounding machinery will be quietly relieved that after a season of floating inside the top six Millwall not now be entering the Championship playoffs, that final spot taken by Sunderland on a thrilling final day.From 3-1 up at half-time and cruising into the playoffs Millwall ended up losing this game 4-3, as Blackburn Rovers produced a fine second half, capped by two goals from Ben Brereton-Díaz. It made for wonderful drama all the same on a wild, unbound, emotionally gruelling afternoon at the Den, as these two teams played played out an end-of-season classic, a game of slick finishes and calamity defending, an unceasing full-body wrestle at the end of a 46-game season that ran to the final four minutes. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian