9 March, 2013 - 09:33

FA Cup quarter-finals preview: Milwall vs Blackburn

FA Cup quarter-finals preview: Milwall vs Blackburn

Blackburn have managed to eliminate Premier Leagie giants Arsenal from the competition, however they failed to grasp a single point since their famous win at the Emirates. The Rovers lost four and drew one out of their last five games, while their opponents are also experiencing the slump, having lost three defeats of their last four encounters. Blackburn just as their opponents Millwall are hoping to end the strings of poor results with a win over their Championship rivals in the FA Cup.

Blackburn team news:

The Rovers are set to assess the fitness of their on-loan forward Rob Hulse, who has missed three games due to stomach injury. Martyn Woolford is ineligible due to being cup-tied, while James Henry will miss the rest of the season after suffering a knee injury.

Benik Afobe, who has joined the club on a season-long deal from Arsenal, has picked up cruciate ligament injury and will be out of the forthcoming fixture. Paul Robinson remains on team’s long-term injury list with a groin injury.

Millwall team news:

Leon Best could be handed his first start this season, after recovering from cruciate knee ligament damage. DJ Campbell is ineligible as he is cup-tied, meaning Leon Best could take part in the forthcoming game, partnering Jordan Rhodes in the attacking line. David Jones and Cameron Stewart are also unavailable, implying that David Dunn and Josh King could be featuring from the bench.

Martin Olsson (eye), Dickson Etuhu (knee), Colin Kazim-Richards, Lee Williamson (both ankle) are set to miss the clash against Blackburn due to injuries.

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Author: Basil Naumov

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