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  • Date:25 Aug 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Ewood Park
  • Attendance:13,935
Goal!

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91mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Anthony Knockaert from the right by-line, Jamie Vardy takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

89mins

Jermaine Beckford joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ben Marshall.

89mins

Ruben Rochina takes a shot. Wes Morgan gets a block in.

87mins

Liam Moore takes a shot.

87mins

Corner taken right-footed by Ben Marshall from the right by-line to the near post, Danny Murphy manages to make a clearance.

83mins

Unfair challenge on Gael Givet by Wes Morgan results in a free kick. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

81mins

Neil Danns concedes a free kick for a foul on Dickson Etuhu. Free kick taken by Danny Murphy.

79mins

Morten Gamst Pedersen finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Blackburn 2-1 Leicester.

79mins

Neil Danns concedes a free kick for a foul on Ruben Rochina. Dickson Etuhu takes the direct free kick.

77mins

Ben Marshall takes a shot from long distance which goes wide of the right-hand post.

76mins

Neil Danns replaces Danny Drinkwater. Ruben Rochina replaces Miguel Nuno Gomes.

76mins

Ben Marshall takes a outswinging corner.

75mins

Andy King takes a shot. Blocked by Gael Givet.

74mins

The offside flag is raised against Jamie Vardy. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

72mins

Ben Marshall challenges Bruno Ribeiro unfairly and gives away a free kick. Danny Murphy takes the free kick.

71mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen, Header from close in by Gael Givet misses to the right of the goal.

71mins

Corner taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen from the left by-line.

70mins

Markus Olsson takes a shot. Wes Morgan gets a block in.

68mins

Anthony Knockaert on for Lloyd Dyer.

66mins

Outswinging corner taken by Ben Marshall.

65mins

Danny Murphy concedes a free kick for a foul on Jamie Vardy. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Ben Marshall.

63mins

Effort on goal by Bruno Ribeiro from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

62mins

Jamie Vardy is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

59mins

The offside flag is raised against David Goodwillie. Kasper Schmeichel takes the direct free kick.

55mins

Jamie Vardy fires in a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Blackburn 1-1 Leicester.

53mins

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes a shot. Save by Kasper Schmeichel.

52mins

Ben Marshall takes the outswinging corner, Wes Morgan takes a shot. Jason Lowe gets a block in.

51mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Ben Marshall, clearance made by Danny Murphy.

50mins

Foul by Danny Murphy on Jamie Vardy, free kick awarded. Liam Moore takes the free kick. Danny Murphy is shown a yellow card.

49mins

Bruno Ribeiro fouled by Paul Konchesky, the ref awards a free kick. Scott Dann takes the direct free kick.

48mins

Ritchie De Laet gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Morten Gamst Pedersen. Free kick taken by Danny Murphy. Ritchie De Laet receives a yellow card.

46mins

Corner taken by Ben Marshall, Gael Givet manages to make a clearance.

46mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ben Marshall, clearance by Gael Givet.

46mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Morten Gamst Pedersen by Ritchie De Laet. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

46mins

David Goodwillie on for Edinho Junior.

43mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jamie Vardy on Danny Murphy. Danny Murphy takes the free kick.

43mins

David Nugent takes a shot. Save by Paul Robinson.

42mins

Markus Olsson fouled by Wes Morgan, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

41mins

Foul by Miguel Nuno Gomes on Wes Morgan, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

39mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against David Nugent. Direct free kick taken by Scott Dann.

37mins

Ben Marshall takes a inswinging corner.

36mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Marshall by Morten Gamst Pedersen. Direct free kick taken by Ben Marshall.

33mins

Miguel Nuno Gomes finds the back of the net with a goal from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Blackburn 1-0 Leicester.Assist on the goal came from Jason Lowe.

32mins

Edinho Junior fouled by Wes Morgan, the ref awards a free kick. Danny Murphy takes the direct free kick.

31mins

Outswinging corner taken by Ben Marshall from the right by-line.

31mins

Andy King takes a shot. Scott Dann gets a block in.

28mins

Foul by Ben Marshall on Morten Gamst Pedersen, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Dickson Etuhu.

27mins

Liam Moore challenges Edinho Junior unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

24mins

Ben Marshall takes the inswinging corner, Gael Givet makes a clearance.

22mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Jamie Vardy. Paul Robinson takes the direct free kick.

20mins

David Nugent challenges Markus Olsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Danny Murphy takes the free kick.

18mins

Effort on goal by Markus Olsson from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

17mins

Corner from the right by-line taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen, Liam Moore manages to make a clearance.

16mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Drinkwater on Morten Gamst Pedersen. Morten Gamst Pedersen takes the free kick.

16mins

Jamie Vardy takes a shot. Gael Givet gets a block in.

12mins

Bruno Ribeiro concedes a free kick for a foul on Lloyd Dyer. Ben Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

12mins

David Nugent takes a shot. Save by Paul Robinson.

4mins

David Nugent challenges Gael Givet unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

4mins

Liam Moore takes a shot. Morten Gamst Pedersen gets a block in.

3mins

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ben Marshall.

1mins

Jason Lowe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Konchesky. Free kick taken by Danny Drinkwater.

Match Preview

Kazim-Richards worry for Rovers Colin Kazim-Richards is an injury doubt as Blackburn prepare to host Leicester. The on-loan Galatasaray forward has enjoyed a superb start to life at Ewood Park scoring in both of Rovers' opening npower Championship matches against Ipswich and Hull. But after netting the winner against the Tigers on Wednesday night, Kazim-Richards hobbled of with a knee complaint that boss Steve Kean later revealed makes him a doubt to face Nigel Pearson's side. Summer signing Leon Best (knee) is a long-term injury victim and if Kazim-Richards was to miss out, Kean's options in attack would be reduced to David Goodwillie, veteran ex-Portugal international Nuno Gomes and his rookie countryman Edinho. Ruben Rochina could provide an alternative from attacking midfield after recovering from a hamstring injury. Marcus Olsson and Fabio Nunes were two of Rovers' better performers after being handed starts against Hull and are expected to retain their places. Leicester have no new problems. Defenders Zak Whitbread and Sean St. Ledger, along with midfielder Richie Wellens and striker Marko Futacs, have all yet to feature this season and will remain on the sidelines. Whitbread is still lacking fitness following his free transfer from Norwich while fellow summer signing Futacs has been nursing a knee problem. St. Ledger and Wellens are also recovering from knee injuries. Manager Nigel Pearson has said that wholesale changes are not necessary following the defeat at newly-promoted Charlton on Tuesday. However, should he wish to freshen things up at Ewood Park, the Foxes boss has midfielders Neil Danns, Andy King and Anthony Knockaert and strikers Martyn Waghorn, Jeff Schlupp and David Nugent available to come into the team. King may have put himself in the frame for a start following goals from the bench in each of the last two games against Peterborough and Charlton.

Formation:4411Manager: Steve Kean

Blackburn

Formation: 442Manager: Nigel Pearson

Leicester

  • Paul Robinson
  • Jason Lowe
  • Gael Givet
  • Scott Dann
  • Markus Olsson
  • Bruno Ribeiro
  • Danny Murphy
  • Dickson Etuhu
  • Morten Gamst Pedersen
  • Edinho Junior
  • Miguel Nuno Gomes
  • SUBS
  • Jake Kean
  • Fabio Nunes
  • Mauro Formica
  • Paulo Jorge
  • Ruben Rochina
  • David Goodwillie
  • Grant Hanley

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DW
  • Blackburn
  • VS
  • Leicester
  • WL

Last Meetings

  • Blackburn
  • 0 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 18/04/1992
  • Leicester
  • 3 - 0
  • Blackburn
  • 21/09/1991
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 3
  • Blackburn
  • 26/01/1991
  • Blackburn
  • 4 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 18/09/1990
  • Blackburn
  • 2 - 4
  • Leicester
  • 09/12/1989
  • Leicester
  • 0 - 1
  • Blackburn
  • 23/08/1989

Top Scorers

Blackburn

  • C Kazim-Richards 2

Leicester

  • A King 2
  • W Morgan 1

Goals

Blackburn

    • Total goals 3
    • Goals per game 2
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leicester

    • Total goals 4
    • Goals per game 3
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins

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