Cardiff City v Blackburn Rovers

16 Aug

Emyr Huws

Emyr Huws scored five goals in 30 appearances on loan in the Championship last season at Huddersfield

BBC coverage

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BBC local radio; live text commentary on the BBC Sport website

Cardiff’s Wales midfielder Emyr Huws could make his first start after coming on as a substitute at the weekend following his move from Wigan.

Midfielder Stuart O’Keefe is missing with an arm injury and is the Bluebirds only injury problem.

Blackburn full-back Adam Henley (hamstring), forward Elliott Bennett (face) and midfielder Corry Evans (groin) are all out.

Centre-back Elliott Ward could return from his ankle knock.

Match facts

  • Cardiff are unbeaten in their last six league games against Blackburn (W3 D3).
  • Blackburn have not kept a clean sheet in any of their last 12 games against Cardiff, last keeping one in December 1983.
  • Cardiff have failed to score in their opening two league matches – they have not failed in their opening three since 1958-59.
  • Blackburn have not lost their first three league games of a season since 2011-12, while back in the Premier League.


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