Blackburn Rovers v Blackpool: Live updates from Ewood Park

Last updated: Saturday, 09 April, 2022, 18:24

  • FT: Blackburn 1-1 Blackpool
  • Seasiders aiming to get back to winning ways after back-to-back defeats
  • Jordan Gabriel could feature, but Dan Grimshaw, Dujon Sterling and Kevin Stewart all out

Critchley on Matty Virtue

Neil Critchley has told The Gazette Matty Virtue is fine and is being kept back so he can start in Monday’s Lancashire Senior Cup game against Liverpool.

It comes after the midfielder was left out of the squad for today’s game.

We wanted a reaction and we got it. Seasiders were much better and should have won.

90+3 – Saved

Callum Connolly lets fly with a swerving effort from long range with Thomas Kaminski beats away.

90+1 – Post!

Keshi Anderson sets up Josh Bowler, whose right-footed effort deflects onto the outside of the woodwork. Pool corner.

86 – Booking

Gary Madine is now shown yellow after an aerial challenge.

Chris Maxwell can only get a weak hand to a deep cross, which is headed back towards Blackpool’s six-yard box. Thnakfully Marvin Ekpiteta is there to clear away, as he so often is.

82 – Final change

Richard Keogh is Blackpool’s final change, replacing Shayne Lavery.

80 – Yellow

Harry Pickering becomes the latest Rovers player to pick up a booking for a foul on Josh Bowler.

79 – Half chance

Josh Bowler does what he does best, beating two men at full tilt before picking out Keshi Anderson, whose curling shot is blocked.

76 – No goal

Bradley Dack has the ball in the back of the Blackpool net but it’s ruled out for offside.

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