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Santa Cruz double secures win

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Ten-man Blackburn kept alive their hopes of UEFA Cup football next season with an impressive 3-1 victory over Barclays Premier League strugglers Wigan, who also had a player sent off late on.

Paraguay striker Roque Santa Cruz scored with two headers either side of an equaliser for the Latics´ Marlon King and a goal from Jason Roberts on the stroke of half-time.

Rovers lost Christopher Samba to a 17th-minute red card for bringing down Emile Heskey in the incident which led to King´s penalty while Wigan midfielder Wilson Palacios was dismissed with 20 minutes to go for a second bookable offence.

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Europa League
Football
Blackburn Rovers
Emile Heskey
Premier League
Roque Santa Cruz
Christopher Samba
Marlon King
Wigan Athletic
Jason Roberts
Wilson Palacios

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