Carabao Cup: Chelsea vs. Blackburn, live stream
- Wednesday at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea will host Blackburn, a Championship team in the middle of the table.
- The Blues overcame Brighton to go to the Carabao Cup’s fourth round.
- This season, Blackburn has scored the most goals in the tournament.
Chelsea’s Carabao Cup Round of 16 matchup against Championship team Blackburn Rovers will provide a welcome diversion from their Premier League woes. Rovers have experienced difficulties this season as well, so the Blues should feel confident about winning on Wednesday.
Chelsea has qualified for Wednesday’s match after winning the first two Carabao Cup rounds. They defeated AFC Wimbledon 2-1 in the first round before defeating Brighton, a Premier League team, in the previous round.
The Blues will be eager to exploit a strong cup run to boost morale after a dismal league season. They lost to Brentford 2-0 at home last Saturday, which has left them in the bottom half of the standings going into this match on Wednesday.
Similar to Chelsea, Blackburn Rovers have struggled this season and are presently ranked in the lower part of the Championship. The team led by Jon Dahl Tomasson also recently suffered a setback, losing 1-0 at home on Saturday.
Blackburn Rovers’ recent road record will offer them some assurance as they make their way to Stamford Bridge. They’ve emerged victorious from their last two road games and won their previous encounter 2-1.