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Lambert Focused on Positives

New Blackburn Rovers manager Paul Lambert insists he had plenty of positives to take away from Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Sheffield Wednesday.

Wednesday travelled to Ewood Park in fine form having lost just once in their last 13 games in all competitions, including victories over Newcastle and Arsenal in the FA Cup.

Lambert saw his side twice take the lead with Hope Akpan breaking the deadlock before Corry Evans restored their lead for a second time after being pegged back, while Modou Sougou and Joao both scored in return.

It was a first Championship home game for Lambert and now means he is yet to taste defeat in his first two games in charge.

The former Villa man admitted that he expected a tough afternoon but felt his side more than held their own as they bid to get their campaign back on track.

Lambert said: “I thought we did enough to win the game.”

“We were up against a good side in Sheffield Wednesday, a team that had beaten Arsenal not that long ago, so we knew it would be a hard game.”

“I’ve said to the lads that if you can’t win the game then make sure that you don’t lose it. So the point could be massive come the end of it.”

“There’s no negativity at all, we’ve got a group of lads here that are honest as the days long, they give you everything they’ve got and on another day we might have won that.”