FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Brighton & Hove Albion 22 Jan 2013

Last updated : 21 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackburn Rovers v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Brighton & Hove Albion travel to take on Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 14 games played, Seagulls have recorded 3 wins, and Blackburn Rovers have come away with 6 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Blackburn Rovers was amazingly over twenty years ago, in November 1991, the Rovers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Second Division match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
1991/1992 Sat 14 Mar Brighton & HA 0 - 3 Blackburn R. Second Division
1991/1992 Sat 02 Nov Blackburn R. 1-0 Brighton & HA Second Division
1990/1991 Sat 16 Mar Brighton & HA 1 - 0 Blackburn R. Second Division
1990/1991 Sat 29 Sep Blackburn R. 1 - 2 Brighton & HA Second Division
1989/1990 Sat 05 May Blackburn R. 1 - 1 Brighton & HA Second Division
1989/1990 Sat 04 Nov Brighton & HA 1 - 2 Blackburn R. Second Division
1988/1989 Sat 04 Mar Brighton & HA 3 - 0 Blackburn R. Second Division

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Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Rovers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Brighton & Hove Albion's away form is none too clever either, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Seagulls's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.

Blackburn Rovers see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 36 points from their 27 games played so far,

Brighton & Hove Albion lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 41 from their 27 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackburn Rovers 6 3 1 2 10 5 10
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 3 2 1 12 8 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Brighton & Hove Albion are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Blackburn Rovers. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackburn Rovers 7 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Brighton & Hove Albion Undefeated in last 3 away games.
5 games since last defeat.

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