Tony Mowbray insists Ipswich Town will be fighting for everything when the Tractor Boys head to Ewood Park on Saturday.
Town have had a troublesome season, and installed former Rovers chief Paul Lambert at the back end of 2018 after parting company with Paul Hurst.
Mowbray, who is a former Ipswich player, says his players should forget about the league table, with the Suffolk side sitting bottom of the Championship.
Lambert's men sit seven points from safety, and Mowbray knows Rovers will be up against a dangerous animal at the weekend.
“As you find every season, out of their desperation to win, the teams down the bottom do string wins together," the manager revealed to iFollow Rovers.
"We’ll need to focus and concentrate.
“Ipswich are scrapping for everything, every header, every tackle, every 50/50. They come with an ex-Rovers manager and we need to be positive, aggressive and focussed on our job.
“This weekend, these games are the dangerous ones. They have a good, driven manager and a group of players that are fighting for their careers and fighting to remain Championship players.
“We know it will be tough, but we’ll be ready for that. Two years ago we found ourselves in a similar position. Teams targeted us for an easy three points and we made things difficult for them."
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