In the Championship standings, Blackburn Rovers are sitting eight with 43 points from 28 matches. They have already lost 13 games in the league this season.
Blackburn Rovers play host to Wigan Athletic in an intriguing EFL Championship contest on Monday night. Both sides are struggling big time for form and are not where they would like to be at this stage of the season. At one point in the campaign, the home side were sitting close to the top sides in the table but their inconsistency has cost them dearly, as they currently find themselves out of the play-off positions. It is something they would hope to rectify in the coming games.
Things are going far worse for Wigan Athletic, who are rooted to the bottom of the table. However, Wigan will be starting a new era under former winger Shaun Maloney as manager. He had replaced former Arsenal and Liverpool defender Kolo Toure for the top job. Toure was relieved of his duties after only nine games in charge. Maloney as a big task at hand to get Wigan out of the relegation places. Besides, he must begin his tenure with a difficult test away to a promotion hopeful on Monday night.
In the Championship standings, Blackburn Rovers are sitting eight with 43 points from 28 matches. They have already lost 13 games in the league this season, which will be a big worry for their supporters. Besides, they are also on a two-game winless run. On the other hand, Wigan Athletic are languishing at the 24th spot after managing just 25 points from 28 games. They have won only six games till now and lost 15 already.
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Both sides do not have too many injury concerns going into this match. However, they could see some of their January incomings making a debut in this game. Blackburn will be sweating over the fitness situation of Daniel Ayala. On a positive front, Sorba Thomas could make his debut for the club on Monday. On the other hand, Wigan Athletic might also hand debuts to Danel Sinani and Martin Kelly. Omar Rekik could also be in line to play some part. It will also be interesting to see how Maloney’s team selection and formation will be with his new team.
Blackburn Rovers possible line-up: Kaminski, Rankin-Costello, Ayala, Wharton, Pickering, Buckley, Morton, Dolan, Dack, Brereton, Vale
Wigan Athletic possible line-up: Amos, Kelly, Caulker, Tilt, Nyambe, Power, Naylor, McClean, Lang, Fletcher, Keane
|Last 5 match-results||Score|
|Wigan Athletic beat Blackburn Rovers||1-0|
|Wigan Athletic beat Blackburn Rovers||3-2|
|Wigan Athletic beat Blackburn Rovers||2-0|
|Blackburn Rovers draw Wigan Athletic||0-0|
|Blackburn Rovers beat Wigan Athletic||3-0|
The EFL Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Wigan Athletic will take place at Ewood Park on Tuesday at 1:30 am IST.
The live telecast of the EFL Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Wigan Athletic can be seen on SKY GO Extra, Sky Ultra HD, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Football in the United Kingdom.
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