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Pardew: Newcastle got lucky

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Newcastle boss Alan Pardew conceded his side rode their luck in coming away from Ewood Park with a 2-0 victory over Blackburn that lifted them to fifth in the Barclays Premier League table.

A Scott Dann own goal in the 12th minute put the visitors ahead before David Dunn's penalty that was saved by Tim Krul in the 43rd minute and Gabriel Obertan's late goal made the points safe.

Pardew praised the attitude shown by his players as they bounced back from Saturday's FA Cup defeat by Brighton, saying: "With the loss of (Yohan) Cabaye this morning and so many key players out, I think we knew coming here it was going to be very difficult."

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Blackburn Rovers
Tim Krul
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Gabriel Obertan
Scott Dann
FA Cup
Brighton & Hove Albion

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