Team news: Blackburn Rovers v Bournemouth

RUDY Gestede and Todd Kane have been recalled to the Blackburn Rovers team for tonight’s Championship clash with in-form Bournemouth at Ewood Park.

Striker Gestede replaces David Dunn, who drops to the bench after complaining of cramp in Sunday’s 2-1 East Lancashire derby defeat at home to Burnley.

Right-back Adam Henley is also named among the substitutes with his place being taken by Kane.

Rovers come into the match on the back of back-to-back losses to Burnley and Bolton Wanderers.

Bournemouth, in contrast, have won two their last two matches, 1-0 at Blackpool on Saturday and 5-0 at home to Doncaster Rovers the week before.

The Cherries, managed by former Burnley boss Eddie Howe, make one change as Harry Arter comes in for Brett Pitman.

Rovers: Robinson, Kane, Hanley, Keane, Spurr, Varney, Evans, Lowe, Conway, Gestede, Rhodes. Subs: Eastwood, Dunn, Williamson, Taylor, Feeney, Dabo, Henley.

Bournemouth: Camp, Francis, Cook, Elphick, Harte, Ritchie, Arter, O'Kane, Surman, Fraser, Grabban. Subs: Allsop, Smith, MacDonald, Pugh, Coulibaly, Pitman, Rantie.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree