Blackburn R. face a trip to Birmingham City at St. Andrew's on Saturday 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 31 and win only 7 of the 52 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2004, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sun 21 Nov||Blackburn R.||3 - 3||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 15 May||Blackburn R.||1 - 1||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Jan||Birmingham C.||4 - 0||Blackburn R.||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 06 Dec||Birmingham C.||0 - 4||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 18 Jan||Blackburn R.||1 - 1||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 24 Aug||Birmingham C.||0 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2000/2001||Wed 14 Mar||Birmingham C.||0 - 2||Blackburn R.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Birmingham City 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 Blues in those games, with 4 conceded.
Blackburn R. have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These low-scoring games have seen just 2 goals scored and conceded.
Birmingham C. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 39 points from their 35 games played so far, Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 41 points from their 35 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Blackburn R. only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at St. Andrew's will be a good result. No-score draw
|Birmingham C.||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Blackburn R.||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.