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Blackburn Rovers face off with visiting team Hull City at Ewood Park in this Championship tie on Tuesday.
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Blackburn Rovers prepare for this match following a 2-2 Championship tied result vs Luton Town.
In that game, Blackburn Rovers had 47% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 5 on target. For Blackburn Rovers, the goals were scored by Tyrhys Dolan (27') and Harry Pickering (31'). At the other end, Luton Town got 10 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Luke Berry (73', 98') was the scorer for Luton Town.
It has been all too rare in recent times where Blackburn Rovers have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Blackburn Rovers have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 games, giving up 9 goals along the way.
Looking at their past form shows that Blackburn Rovers:
- are unbeaten in the league by Hull City in their last 4 games.
- are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
Previously, Hull City drew 0-0 in the Championship match with Swansea City.
In that match, Hull City had 31% possession and 4 shots on goal with 1 on target. Swansea City got 16 attempts at goal with 4 on target.
The attacking players from Hull City have suffered from a lack of goals over their previous six encounters, recording the disappointing return of only 1. In those fixtures, The Tigers have also seen the overall goal tally of opposing teams equal 7. That sort of pattern won’t necessarily be carried forward into this next game, though.
Leading up to this clash, Hull City:
- are winless against Blackburn Rovers when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 13/02/2016 shows us that Blackburn Rovers have won 4 of these & Hull City 2, with the tally of drawn games being 0.
11 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 8 for Rovers and 3 belonging to The Tigers. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.83.
The previous league contest featuring these clubs was Championship match day 32 on 11/02/2020 when it finished Blackburn Rovers 3-0 Hull City.
In that match, Blackburn Rovers managed 70% possession and 26 attempts at goal with 11 of them on target. The goalscorers were Darragh Lenihan (73'), Adam Armstrong (79') and Dominic Samuel (80').
At the other end, Hull City had 10 attempts on goal with 0 of them on target.
The referee was Jeremy Simpson.
Team News: Blackburn Rovers
Regarding absentees, there’s just the lone fitness concern for the Blackburn Rovers gaffer Tony Mowbray to be concerned with thanks to an almost full-strength group. Bradley Dack (Cruciate Ligament Injury) misses out.
Team News: Hull City
With a fully injury-free group ready to go, the Hull City manager Grant McCann does not have any fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match.
Here, we’re thinking that Hull City will really need to work well to find the net against this Blackburn Rovers lineup who we think should end up scoring and staying ahead.
We’re going for a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 1-0 advantage for Blackburn Rovers at the end of the 90.
It should be a good one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Ewood Park (31,367)
Captain: Darragh Lenihan
Chairman: Steve Waggott
Manager: Tony Mowbray
Competitions: Championship position 10
⭐ Key Player: Sam Gallagher
Mostly playing in the Striker position, Sam Gallagher was born in Crediton, England. Having made a first senior appearance for Southampton in the 2013 - 2014 season, the accomplished Forward has contributed 2 league goals in this Championship 2021 - 2022 season so far in a total of 5 appearances.