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Henning Berg wants his Blackburn players to show greater composure on the big occasion as they prepare to welcome Championship leaders Cardiff to Ewood Park.

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Henning Berg: Wants three points

Having been overrun in the first 45 minutes of their defeat to Bolton eight days ago, Berg saw Rovers turn in another lacklustre first-half performance during last weekend's 1-1 derby draw at Burnley.

"The players dealt with the Burnley game okay but maybe we were caught a little bit in terms of not settling down and playing football as we would have liked to," he said.

"I know we changed (formation) a little bit in terms of how we wanted to play so maybe that's why the game ended up being how it was in the first half, because we played a little bit differently to what we're used to.

"We got caught a little bit too much - we didn't find the right balance between when to be direct and when to keep it and use the spaces.

"I think that is always the difficulty sometimes for players to find that right balance but that is something we'll work on."

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e'll be fine, no problem. If they do get relegated, he's definitely going to ask how anyone could ever have thought that Villa were going to be fine given their problems before he came.

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toke though. Hmn. I don't think it was defending that made people dislike Stoke so much as the out and out cheating/nastiness they regularly displayed. That, and they kept buying the odd flair player and then ruining them (Oh! Tuncay, what were you thinking?).

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ell that really inspires me with confidence. No point in training, deciding on a coherent formation, or playing players in their best positions, let's just hope we get lucky.

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