Derby County vs Blackburn Rovers: Preview and Prediction

Derby County vs Blackburn Rovers: England League Championship, Match Preview

Derby County will welcome Blackburn Rovers at iPro Stadium as the two teams hope to end their struggle.

Derby were brutalized at home by Liverpool on Tuesday night in the EFL Cup, they were beaten 3 goals without reply. Klavan scored the first goal in the 24th minute, while Philippe Coutinho made it 2-0 in the 50th minute minute and D. Origi sealed the victory 4 minutes later. Derby will continue searching for a win to lift them of the danger zone as they have gone winless in their recent games.

Blackburn Rovers got their first win of the season last Saturday as they defeated Rotherham United 4-2 at home. However they succumbed to Leeds in a 1-0 defeat in the EFL Cup on Tuesday night. C. Wood scored the only goal of the game in the 85th minute to send Blackburn packing. They will now hope to build on the last weekend league win as they hope to leave the relegation zone.

Derby are just a point above Blackburn who are sitting 23rd in the table with 5 points.

Derby County: Team News

George Thorne is the only missing player in Derby’s camp as he has a fractured leg.

Blackburn Rovers: Team News

Blackburn have no injury concerns, they have their full squad available.

Derby County vs Blackburn Rovers: Head to Head Statistics

  • ┬áDerby are unbeaten against Blackburn in their last 6 games, they have won 3 and drawn 3.
  • Derby have kept clean sheets in their last 3 games against Blackburn.
  • Derby have won 14 of their 32 home games against Blackburn, they have lost 7 games to Blackburn at home.

Derby County vs Blackburn Rovers: Prediction

Derby have been woeful in recent games, they are win-less in their last 5 games, losing 4 and drawn 1. Also, they have failed to score in 4 of their last 5 games which includes 3 home games.

Blackburn’s home win on Saturday will be a source of confidence to them, they will be hoping to get another one this weekend.

Derby County vs Blackburn Rovers: Tips

Both teams to score
Double chance – Derby/Blackburn.