Samba gives Blackburn 1-1 draw at QPR
Defender Chris Samba secured a 1-1 draw for struggling Blackburn
against Queens Park Rangers with a first-half headed goal in the
Premier League on Saturday.
Heidar Helguson gave QPR the lead in the 16th minute – the first
home goal scored by a QPR player this season. But the home side
conceded the equaliser just eight minutes later.
Rangers had a claim for a penalty turned down when defender
Michel Salgado tackled Morocco winger Adel Taarabt in the Blackburn
area late in the game.
Blackburn had lost two straight and won just one in seven league
games before its visit to Loftus Road and is now bottom of the