Min menu


EFL: Cardiff vs Rovers

Cardiff City will seek to maintain good form and tighten their 6th place when host Blackburn Rovers on Tuesday night. Bluebirds have gone through 6 matches without being defeated and own the last play-off position, 8 points more than Rovers themselves.

Cardiff are not really good at home, however, they only earned a maximum of 1 point in 6 matches at home. Cardiff occupies the position halfway through the rankings but coming back after the covid, they have been in excellent form for the past few weeks and are on the way to completing the top 6. Going back, it's 4 wins and 2 draws for the outfit The Welsh club in their last 6 matches not only saw them climb into the playoffs but also created a 3-point gap with the team chasing, the most recent victory taking place at Severnside, the direct competitor. was Bristol on Saturday, with Daniel Ward scoring from a cross from substitute Lee Tomlin for a late winner at the end. Cardiff's regular squad has been fine since the reboot, with Harris tending to replace in time, That situation was repeated again on Saturday when Ward and Tomlin joined together to win at Ashton Gate, and the pair were fit enough to start the clash with Blackburn. Robert Glatzel is trying to get back to the top after recovering from a head injury, while Marlon Pack is an option to enter central midfield position if Harris wants to refresh things.

Darragh Lenihan returned to the previous round after missing a trip to Barnsley due to the birth of his son. Lewis Travis and Sam Gallagher also returned to the flanks after the defeat against Leeds, but Stewart Downing and Dominic Samuel will hope to earn the starting kick from the start. Adam Armstrong scored an impressive free-kick against the top teams in Leeds, and will seek to add to his total of 13 goals this season. Blackburn won their first match after the Championship last month - a 3-1 home win over Bristol - to advance to the playoffs with just a point less. Since then, however, they have lost to Wigan Athletic, Barnsley and Leeds United, seeing them drop to 11th place in the tournament.