Blackburn manager Mark Hughes described his side´s lacklustre UEFA Cup defeat to Larissa as "a mystery" as their 15-game unbeaten run came crashing to an end.

It was a disastrous 90 seconds in the first half against the Greek Cup winners that led to their shock 2-0 first-round, first-leg loss at the Panthessaliko Stadium in Volos.

Hughes said: "We are disappointed with the level of performance and product, and we are a better team than that. I´m sure at the weekend (at home to Portsmouth on Sunday) our performance will be a lot better, but this is a mystery to us."

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