Huddersfield Town clinched their first win at Blackburn Rovers since 1986 thanks to top scorer Nahki Wells and an own goal by Matt Kilgallon.

Wells pounced on a mistake by centre-back Shane Duffy while Kilgallon's slip-up came after Mark Hudson got his head to a corner.

It was David Wagner's 10th win as Town's head coach and a welcome clean sheet after the concession of six goals in the previous three games, which had yielded just one point.

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Blackburn XI: Steele, Marshall, Duffy, Hanley, Kilgallon, Lenihan, Grimes, J. Gomez, Bennett (Lowe 46), Graham (Akpan 76), Jackson (Brown 46).

Town XI: Steer, Smith, Davidson, Hudson, Lynch, Whitehead (Billing 89), Huws, Bunn (Dempsey 82), Lolley (Matmour 63), Wells, van La Parra.

First Half

Town made three changes and as expected, Jamie Paterson missed out because of a hamstring problem, with Bunn coming in.

Jason Davidson played left-back after the return of loan man James Husband to Middlesbrough while Joel Lynch was in the centre of defence in place of Martin Cranie.

There was another start for Dutch winger Van La Parra after his impressive home debut in the 2-2 draw with Hull City.

The opening 45 minutes were pretty tame, brightened only from the point of view of the 1,777 Town fans in a 15,061 crowd by Wells' opener 10 before the break.

The Bermudian striker took full advantage of a wayward back header by defender Duffy to hook his 17th goal of the season past keeper Jason Steele.

The visitors had failed to take advantage of a couple of early free-kicks while home striker Simeon Jackson volleyed over.

Elliott Bennett shot wide when well placed before Jordi Gomez thumped a 25-yard free-kick straight into the Town wall.

Soon after Wells scored, Van La Parra had a well-struck 20-yard shot saved by Steele, while Town keeper Jed Steer had to kick clear under pressure from Jackson just before the break.

Second Half

Rovers manager Paul Lambert made two changes at the break, with Chris Brown and Jason Lowe replacing Jackson and Bennett.

Town doubled their lead just nine minutes in when Hudson met Bunn's corner with a header which home full-back Kilgallon appeared to touch into his own net.

Rovers responded with a spell of pressure during which Danny Graham and Gomez both has shots blocked, the latter unsuccessfully claiming a penalty for handball.

Town made their first change after 62 minutes, when Karim Matmour replaced Joe Lolley, then Bunn had a shot saved before Emyr Huws drove wide.

The game was now more open, and Graham put another effort wide before being replaced by Hope Akpan in the 76th minute.

Kyle Dempsey made his return from a calf injury as an 82nd-minute substitute, with Bunn the player replaced.

Rovers midfielder Darragh Lenihan had a shot saved before Philip Billing came on for Dean Whitehead in Town's third change.

Good Day

Nahki Wells got back on the scoresheet, his smartly-taken 17th goal of the season sending Town on their way to victory.

Bad Day

Blackburn defender Shane Duffy was at fault for Town's opener, then got hit in the most painful of places by a Harry Bunn free-kick before being booked for a foul on Rajiv van La Parra.

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