FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City 09 Apr 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 8th April 2011
The game between Blackburn Rovers and Birmingham City in the Premier League on 9th April 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City fixture
Blackburn Rovers prepare to entertain Birmingham City at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 36 wins out of 55 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ewood Park was just last season, in March 2010, the Rovers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 21 Aug||Birmingham C.||2 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Wed 24 Mar||Blackburn R.||2-1||Birmingham C.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Tue 15 Dec||Birmingham C.||2 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sun 11 May||Birmingham C.||4 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sun 07 Oct||Blackburn R.||2 - 1||Birmingham C.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Wed 26 Sep||Blackburn R.||3 - 0||Birmingham C.||League Cup|
|2005/2006||Wed 19 Apr||Birmingham C.||2 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 4 conceded.
Birmingham City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Blues have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Blackburn Rovers find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 31 matches.
Birmingham City find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 30 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Ewood Park for the Rovers and the Madmen are unable to see past Birmingham City claiming victory in a close match.
|Blackburn Rovers||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
|Birmingham City||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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