Blackburn hammered at home

Dimitri Payet curling a free kick into the bottom corner in the 36th minute to make it 2-1 and put Premier League side West Ham in the lead for good in their FA Cup fifth-round tie at Blackburn Rovers last night. Ben Marshall opened the scoring in th
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Dimitri Payet curling a free kick into the bottom corner in the 36th minute to make it 2-1 and put Premier League side West Ham in the lead for good in their FA Cup fifth-round tie at Blackburn Rovers last night. Ben Marshall opened the scoring in the 20th minute, but goals by Victor Moses (26th), Emmanuel Emenike (64th, 85th) and Payet again (92nd) turned the match at Ewood Park against the Championship side into a 5-1 rout.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 22, 2016, with the headline 'Blackburn hammered at home'. Print Edition | Subscribe