Video: We need Man Utd to do Blackburn a favour, admits Kean

Blackburn boss Steve Kean is hoping Manchester United can beat their relegation rivals QPR and Wigan Athletic

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Steve Kean is hoping Manchester United will do Blackburn a favour by keeping their Premier League title challenge on track and winning their games against Rovers’ relegation rivals.

Blackburn dropped back into the relegation zone following their 2-0 defeat by the Red Devils on Monday, with Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young scoring in the final 10 minutes at Ewood Park.

Sir Alex Ferguson’s side face relegation candidates Queens Park Rangers and Wigan Athletic in back-to-back games, starting with the visit of Mark Hughes’ side to Old Trafford on Sunday.

“I think from United’s point of view, they’ll look at Monday night, and for 80 minutes they were probably wondering where the goal was coming from,” said Kean.

“We were getting into good positions off the ball, we were clever and we were frustrating them on the break.

“We’re just disappointed we didn’t hang in there for another five or six minutes because if we did we’re confident we would have got a point.

“But from our point of view, I’m now looking for United to do us a favour in their games.

“But I said all along we’ve got to look after our own business and I think if we play like that [against United], instead of 80 minutes, but for the full duration of the game, the amount of points we’ll pick up will be more than enough.”

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