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Blackburn earned an impressive 2-0 win at promotion rivals Bournemouth as Jan Paul Van Hecke scored his first club goal on Saturday.

Tony Mowbray's side made it four successive second-tier victories after Van Hecke headed home midway through the second half.

Ben Pearson's first-half own goal had put Blackburn in front as they climbed to fourth in the table.

The defeat stretches second-placed Bournemouth's winless run to five games.

West Bromwich Albion are just three points behind Bournemouth after Callum Robinson's second-half strike earned a 1-0 win against Reading at The Hawthorns.

Table toppers Fulham were held to a 1-1 draw at Luton.

Aleksandar Mitrovic's 22nd goal of the season opened the scoring for the Cottagers, but Elijah Adebayo levelled things up just after the hour mark and the points were shared.

Nottingham Forest stretched their unbeaten run to eight league games as manager Steve Cooper celebrated a 4-1 victory over former club Swansea.

Luke Plange scored his first senior goal to give Derby a 1-0 win over Blackpool, while Stoke and Middlesbrough drew 0-0.

Ryan Lowe's first game in charge of Preston ended in a 2-1 victory as Daniel Johnson scored a late winner to sink struggling Barnsley.

Peterborough came from behind for a 2-1 victory against Millwall, who led through Tom Bradshaw's 16th-minute strike.

A Danny McNamara own goal and Jonson Clarke-Harris's winner turned the game on its head.

Matt Godden's stoppage-time header rescued a point for Coventry as Huddersfield had to settle for a 1-1 draw.

Matty James's stoppage-time equaliser salvaged a point for Bristol City in a 2-2 draw at Hull.

Cardiff came from two goals down to snatch a 2-2 draw at Birmingham.

Troy Deeney and Ivan Sunjic scored first-half goals for Birmingham, but Kieffer Moore got one back and Mark McGuinness headed the stoppage-time equaliser.

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