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In-form Dunn guides Rovers to derby win

<strong>BLACKBURN (3)</strong> vs. <strong>BURNLEY (2)</strong><br /><br />BLACKBURN boss Sam Allardyce hailed David Dunn after the midfielder inspired his side&rsquo;s stunning comeback win over arch rivals Burnley.<br /><br />The 29-year-old capped a man-of-the-match performance with his fifth goal of the season to help lift Blackburn to 12th in the Premier League.<br /><br />Burnley had taken a shock lead through Robbie Blake but Dunn levelled before Franco di Santo and Pascal Chimbonda sealed Rovers&rsquo; third win of the campaign. And Allardyce quickly singled out Dunn, citing the former England international as the difference between the two teams.<br /><br />&ldquo;He is not only our leading scorer but he is providing others the opportunity to get goals. He is doing a terrific job,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;Dunny can change games and he put us back in contention against Burnley very early. We have found him a position that suits, playing just off the front man and he is playing better than he has for a long time.&rdquo;<br /><br />With upcoming fixtures against Chelsea and Manchester United, Dunn was thrilled to take all three points.<br /><br />&ldquo;To score against Burnley was great but more important than that was to get the three points,&rdquo; Dunn said. &ldquo;Our next couple of games are really difficult so it&rsquo;s great to get 10 points before we play those matches.&rdquo;<br /><br />In their first meeting in the top flight since 1966, Burnley stunned Rovers by going ahead in the fourth minute thanks to Blake&rsquo;s 20-yard effort.<br /><br />But Dunn equalised with a low drive and Di Santo headed the home side in front before Chimbonda inflicted the killer blow with a tidy finish shortly before half time.<br /><br />Chris Eagles grabbed an injury time consolation but Burnley still await their first away points of the season.