Blackburn v Cardiff. Preview

Last updated : 20 October 2023 By Michael Morris

Saturday 21st October, ko 3:00pm
Ewood Park, Blackburn.

Match Officials:

Referee: Bobby Madley
Assistant Referee: Craig Taylor
Assistant Referee: Blake Antrobus
Fourth Official: Sebastian Stockbridge


  • Blackburn are unbeaten in their last seven home league games against Cardiff (W2 D5) since a 4-1 defeat in December 2012
  • Cardiff City have won one of their last nine league matches against Blackburn (D4 L4), a 1-0 win in October 2022.
  • Blackburn Rovers have lost their last two home league matches - they haven't lost three in a row on home soil since February/March 2019 under Tony Mowbray.
  • There have been 75 passes combined in the build ups to Cardiff's 17 league goals this season, the third-most of any Championship side, behind Leicester (125) and Hull (76).
  • Blackburn's Sammie Szmodics has been involved in 10 goals in his last 12 league appearances (7 goals, 3 assists) and has the most goals and assists combined (7 goals, 2 assists) in the Championship this season.