A goal each from Steven Fletcher and Stephen Ward secured all three points for Wolves at Ewood Park.
“I thought the game was very open to start with,” said McCarthy. “They got a well-taken goal. Ours was a terrific equaliser.
“Once we equalised we controlled the game to be honest.
“Wardy’s not had the praise he deserves, but what a fabulous strike.
“The lads are giving Doyle some stick. He’s getting the brunt of it, but Wardy’s getting the praise he deserves.”