Blackburn R. prepare to entertain Sunderland at Ewood Park on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 65 games played, Rovers have recorded 31 wins, and Sunderland have come away with 16 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ewood Park was two seasons ago, in February 2006, with Blackburn R. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Sep||Sunderland||1 - 2||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Mar||Sunderland||0 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Wed 15 Feb||Blackburn R.||2-0||Sunderland||PREM|
|2002/2003||Wed 05 Feb||Sunderland||2 - 2||Blackburn R.||FAC|
|2002/2003||Sat 25 Jan||Blackburn R.||3 - 3||Sunderland||FAC|
|2002/2003||Sat 11 Jan||Sunderland||0 - 0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 17 Aug||Blackburn R.||0 - 0||Sunderland||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Rovers have scored 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Sunderland is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the The Black Cats have hit 5 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Blackburn R.'s 30 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Sunderland are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 20 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Rovers to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Blackburn R.||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
|Sunderland||Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.|
Not won in previous 11 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.