Newcastle United 3-1 Blackburn Rovers: Demba Goes Ba-llistic (Photos)

Alan Duffy

25th, September 2011

By Alan Duffy

Newcastle United 3-1 Blackburn Rovers – Premier League – September 24 2011

Blackburn Rovers failed to build on last week’s 4-3 win against Arsenal, going down 3-1 to Newcastle at St James’ Park.

The Magpies’ summer signing Demba Ba was the star of the show, netting a hat-trick to keep Newcastle’s unbeaten start to the league campaign in tact. Blackburn’s David Hoillet netted a consolation goal but Alan Pardew’s men proved too strong for Steve Kean’s side who had Swede Martin Olsson sent off in the second-half.

Another positive for the home side was the presence of French attacker Hatem Ben Arfa, who replaced Ba on

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