Rovers make four changes from the side that lost to Hull City at the weekend.
Grant Hanley returns to captain the side, he is joined in the starting XI by Elliott Bennett, Chris Brown and Danny Graham.
Those making way are Tony Watt, Elliott Ward, Craig Conway and Simeon Jackson. They are all on the substitute's bench as well as new signing Matt Grimes after his international clearance came through in time.
This evening's visitors make two changes from the team that defeated QPR on Saturday as Luke Garbutt and Sakari Matilla come in. Scott Parker and Lasse Vigen Christensen the men to make way.
Former Rover Tom Cairney starts on his return to Ewood Park.
ROVERS: Steele, Marshall, Duffy, Hanley (c), Spurr, Evans, Lenihan, Bennett, J. Gomez, Brown, Graham.
Subs: Raya (GK), Henley, Watt, Ward, Grimes, Conway, Jackson.
FULHAM: Lonergan, Garbutt, Fredericks, Cairney, Mattila, Madl, O'Hara, Dembele, Burn, McCormack (c), Amorebieta.
Subs: Lewis (GK), Richards, Smith, Kacaniklic, Ream, Labyad, Hyndman.