The in-form striker scored both goals as Rovers came from behind to clinch a 2-2 draw at Manchester City on Thursday, making it seven goals in four games for the Paraguay international.
"He was excellent again (against Manchester City)," said Hughes. "There´s a lot of pressure on his shoulders but he´s leading the line well and leading the fight for us. He´s getting his goals and he´s doing it when he´s still not 100% fit."
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