Stoke City vs Blackburn Rovers
Stoke City, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 1-5 Championship success versus Sunderland. In that game, Stoke City managed 44% possession and 16 shots at goal with 8 on target. For Stoke City, the goalscorers were Josh Laurent (41'), Tyrese Campbell (53', 57') and Dwight Gayle (68', 76'). At the other end, Sunderland got 8 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Alex Pritchard (62') was the scorer for Sunderland. It has been all too rare in recent times where Stoke City haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that Stoke City have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 5 goals during that time.
Heading into this contest, Stoke City have not lost a league tie with Blackburn Rovers in their last 2 matches.
Blackburn Rovers will go into the game following a 1-0 Championship win with the downing of Sheffield United in their previous game. In that match, Blackburn Rovers had 46% possession and 11 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player to score for Blackburn Rovers was Harry Pickering (5'). Sheffield United got 14 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Over the course of their last six clashes, Blackburn Rovers have bagged the sum of 9 goals. Blackburn Rovers have also scored in every single one of those games. Over that period, their defenders have seen 3 goals scored by their opponents. Previous results aside, we must now wait to see if that pattern might persist in this upcoming match or not. Coming into this meeting, Blackburn Rovers are undefeated in their last 4 away league matches.
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