FM Preview: Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers 26 Dec 2011

Footymad preview History of the Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Blackburn Rovers face a trip to Liverpool at Anfield on Monday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rovers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 43 and win only 10 of the 69 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2010, the Reds 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 Wed 05 Jan Blackburn R. 3 - 1 Liverpool Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 24 Oct Liverpool 2 - 1 Blackburn R. Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 28 Feb Liverpool 2 - 1 Blackburn R. Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 05 Dec Blackburn R. 0 - 0 Liverpool Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 11 Apr Liverpool 4 - 0 Blackburn R. Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 06 Dec Blackburn R. 1 - 3 Liverpool Premier League
2007/2008 Sun 13 Apr Liverpool 3 - 1 Blackburn R. Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Liverpool haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.

The away form of Blackburn Rovers is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Rovers have hit 9 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Liverpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 30 points from their 17 games so far.

Blackburn Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 17 games have yielded only 10 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Liverpool 6 3 2 1 6 2 11
Blackburn Rovers 6 1 0 5 8 13 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rovers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Liverpool. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Liverpool Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Blackburn Rovers Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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