Berg: Jake needed a run out

Henning Berg says his decision to switch goalkeepers for

Saturday’s trip to Blackpool was simply to give Jake Kean an

opportunity to play in the first team.

Although Blackburn were beaten 2-0 at Bloomfield Road, the

Rovers boss said 21-year-old Kean was not at fault for either goal

in what was his first League outing of the season.

Regular keeper Paul Robinson was left on the bench and Berg told

the club’s website: “It was a tight decision, a tough decision,

because Paul has played every game.

“At the same time we’ve not had the results we would have liked

so I thought I would give Jake a chance this time.

“You have to expect that every player is ready when they get the

chance and I think he did okay.

“He couldn’t do much about their goals and apart from that he

didn’t have to make many saves, they hardly had a shot on goal

apart from the two goals.

“He made one good save from a free-kick and he came for one

cross but apart from that he wasn’t troubled.”

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