Wolverhampton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers

8 Apr

Shane Duffy

Blackburn defender Shane Duffy returns to the side following the red card he picked up against Preston at the start of the month

BBC coverage

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Wolves forward Michal Zyro has been ruled out for up to a year after picking up a serious knee injury.

Defender Mike Williamson will not feature after being sent to see another specialist for his glute muscle problem.

Blackburn defender Shane Duffy is back after a one-game suspension but Craig Conway is banned for three matches.

Rovers midfielder Corry Evans could return after suffering a groin injury last month.


  • Wolves have won four of their last five against Rovers (D1), including each of the last three.
  • Blackburn have lost only one of their last seven games at Molineux, though four have been draws (W2).
  • Wolves’ last seven goals in the Championship have been scored in the second half.
  • Blackburn have scored three goals from throw-ins this season; no other side has scored more than one.
  • Wolves’ last two home games ended 0-0 – there have not been three goalless league games in a row at Molineux since February 1899.


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