FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City 09 Apr 2011

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Last updated : 08 April 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Blackburn Rovers 6 0 3 3 8 13 3
Birmingham City 6 2 1 3 9 11 7

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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.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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Blackburn Rovers Match Reports

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