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Robinson hero for Blackburn

Robinson hero for Blackburn (©PAphotos)
Robinson hero for Blackburn (©PAphotos).

Paul Robinson made two saves in a penalty shoot-out which ended 4-3 as Blackburn progressed to the semi-finals of the Carling Cup at the expense of Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea.

England goalkeeper Robinson saved kicks from Michael Ballack and Gael Kakuta after a 3-3 draw at Ewood Park.

The match was 2-2 after 90 minutes and Benni McCarthy edged Rovers ahead in extra-time before Paulo Ferreira forced the shoot-out with a goal in the last seconds of the additional period.

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