Blackburn boss Hughes delighted with Santa Cruz performance

Blackburn Rovers boss Mark Hughes was delighted with the performance of Roque Santa Cruz in last night's 1-1 draw with Manchester United.

He said: "Roque has exceeded expectations. I knew I was getting a good player but he has weighed in with some crucial goals.

"I asked him to play a specific role on the right today and he responded to the challenge."

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