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Marcus Antonsson and Bradley Dack scored either side of Kelvin Mellor’s header to give Rovers a 2-1 half-time lead before Charlie Mulgrew and Paul Downing secured the victory.

Danny Philliskirk’s late effort was just a consolation but conceding twice was of little concern to the Rovers boss after their fourth straight Sky Bet League One win.

“On our bad days we will concede some goals because we’re playing on the front foot. We are doing OK, nobody is getting carried away,” he said.

“I feel as if we have to press teams in this league and put them on the back foot, gamble the game a little bit and we can score goals which is what we’ve done.

“We have found a way to play and we’ll see how the rest of the league react and play against it.

“I’m pleased for the supporters. It’s nice when a football team can score some goals and make it worth the guys who work hard all week and then spend their money to come and watch their team.

“Since we were mid-table in the Premier League it’s been a downward spiral and we’ve got to work really hard to reverse that trend and see if we can create an upward spiral.”

A poor backpass from Mellor gave Antonsson an easy finish for Rovers’ first but the defender made up for his error with a powerful header.

Sean Longstaff’s clearance was blocked by Dack to restore Rovers’ lead with Mulgrew and Downing sealing the win.

Philliskirk’s late effort was a mere consolation and Blackpool manager Gary Bowyer was fuming at how his side had conceded.

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