EFL: Barnsley vs Rovers



Barnsley 18:00 Blackburn

Barnsley welcomed Blackburn Rovers to Oakwell on Tuesday night and moved within 4 points of safety to the Championship. 


Meanwhile, Rovers are currently 4 points below the race for promotion play-offs after losing at Wigan Athletic on Saturday afternoon.

After 7 games without a win, Gerhard Struber guided Barnsley to 13 points and his players had 4 points and 2 clean sheets from matches against Queens Park Rangers and Millwall increasing the optimism. at the club. In the remaining seven matches, Barnsley faced a series of matches against the battle teams for promotion and relegation is extremely difficult. At a time when the defense has kept clean sheets five times in the last 7 matches, there is pressure on the attack, who have scored 3 goals in their last 6 appearances. Blocking all problems late, Struber could choose not to make any substitutions for his main squad, taking it out in the first half against Millwall, youngster Elliot Simoes seemed to be in danger of losing his position. most in the team.

Like many teams in the play-off position, Blackburn has dropped points since resuming, resulting in the ground losing to the top 6. If Cardiff City fails to beat Leeds United and Preston North End, Tony Mowbray There will be a different perspective on the current situation of his team, but the Bluebirds' performance has caused some clubs now to play catch up. Blackburn were well on their way to building success against Bristol when they entered the final quarter-final against rivals Lancashire, Wigan Athletic on Saturday afternoon. However, conceding two goals late in the game put Rovers under pressure to keep a place in the top 10 - which would not be sustained if they suffered defeat on Tuesday. With the success of Leeds, Cardiff and West Bromwich Albion in a row, Mowbray will feel that it is imperative to have 3 points before the opponents are on the right track to escape the great escape. Blackburn boss Mowbray may recall striker Adam Armstrong, with the possibility that Joe Rothwell will leave the team. However, Rovers will be absent from John Buckley, who served the last match of his 3-match ban and Corry Evans was injured. Amari'i Bell and Derrick Williams can earn a place among the substitutes after long periods of sitting outside.


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