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Preview: Rovers v Norwich City

It’s another game at Ewood Park for Tony Mowbray’s side

21 December 2018

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The Blues are aiming to make it four games unbeaten.

Here’s our guide to the game…

STATE OF PLAY

Rovers come into the game off the back of a 2-2 home draw against Birmingham City. Danny Graham and Adam Armstrong had given us the lead before the visitors drew level. The Blues now sit in 12th position in the Sky Bet Championship table.

That result followed four points from games against Middlesbrough and Sheffield Wednesday. Saturday’s fixture is the start of a run where Rovers play four of the current top five. But Mowbray’s team have only lost one of the last 34 league games at Ewood.

As always, we'll be bringing you team news and live updates via social media. Fans can follow the action on our official Twitter account, with kick-off scheduled for 3pm. 

TEAM NEWS

The game will come too soon for ex-Norwich player Elliott Bennett, and also Craig Conway, who has a muscle injury. However, Jack Rodwell is back in contention after missing the last three matches with concussion.

Dominic Samuel and Ben Gladwin remain long-term absentees with knee injuries, although the pair are on the road to recovery. You can watch exclusive interviews with them both on iFollow.

OUR OPPONENTS

Norwich City are flying high, currently sitting in second position and one point off top spot. They also hold a five-point gap to third place.

Daniel Farke’s side are unbeaten in 10 league games, a run stretching back to 6 October and drew 2-2 away at Bristol City in their last game.

The Canaries have a few former Rovers players in their ranks, including former club captain Grant Hanley. Jordan Rhodes and Ben Marshall are also making a return to Ewood on Saturday.

TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE

You can still buy tickets for this weekend's match. Click here, call 01254372000 or visit the ticket office to purchase.

SHARE YOUR FAN PICS

If you're heading to Ewood on Saturday, be sure to tag your matchday pictures with #Rovers; we'll share the best posts on our official Twitter and Instagram pages.

Our handle on both platforms is @Rovers. You can also use our special matchday camera filters in the official Rovers fan app.


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