Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City
21st November 2004 at 16:05
History of the Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City fixture
The Blues face Blackburn Rovers on Sunday afternoon needing to turn around their fortunes at Ewood Park. They will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 32 and win only 8 of the 50 games they've played at the ground.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.
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Recent encounters between the teams: 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 2000/2001 Tue 26 Dec Blackburn R. 2 - 1 Birmingham C. CHMP
Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers have lost only 1 of their last six games on home soil, but have drawn 4 of them. While Rovers have scored 9, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
The Blues have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.
Blackburn are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 9 points from their 13 games thus far. Blues also find themselves down at the wrong end of the table in 15th position having picked up 12 points from their 13 matches.
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Current form guides: P W D L F A Blackburn Rovers 6 0 4 2 6 14 Birmingham City 6 1 2 3 1 3
STB prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for the Blues as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning three points from the game against Blackburn. Away win
Sequence statistics: Blackburn Rovers Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Birmingham City Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.