Goals and Highlights: Hull City 0-1 Blackburn Rovers,
2019-20 Championship
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Here's the winning goal
FT: Hull City 0-1 Blackburn Rovers
After an entertaining affair at the KCOM stadium, Blackburn Rovers have come away with all three points, Derrick Williams’ header was enough in the end.

This result ends Hull’s unbeaten run and means after a poor start, Rovers have now won three games in a row, two of those in the Sky Bet Championship.

Five minutes have been added on, whilst Rovers make their final change
87' There are just three minutes plus stoppage time to go here at the KCOM and Blackburn look comfortable at the moment. Although, from what Hull have shown in this game so far, they are certainly capable of creating at least one more chance before the final whistle.
81' Another player has now been booked, Lenihan made a tactical foul as the hosts looked to break forward.
79' Bowler is shown a yellow card for a cynical challenge on Greg Cunningham.
75' Cunningham made a run from left-back and was allowed to continue all the way into the box, Long had to make a save to deny the Irishman.
Williams' header is the difference so far
Another change for each side
Blackburn:

ON: Rothwell

OFF: Dack

 

Hull:

ON: Da Silva Lopes

OFF: McKenzie

Grant McCann responds with two changes...
GOAL! Hull 0-1 Blackburn
62' The away side take the lead!

Stewart Downing's cross is met by Derrick Williams at the near post and he guides his header across goal and into the back of the net.

0-1

61' Kingsley is booked for pulling Sam Gallagher down after the forward did well to get past him on the right hand side with a burst of pace.
60' Batty with a great strike from just outside the area but it flew inches wide of the target
57' Bradley Dack is struggling after his knee was caught during a challenge which earnt his side a free-kick.

He is coming back on for now at least.

53' Tom Eaves is booked for a foul on Johnson, it was a cynical stamp over the ball after he appeared to be frustrated with decisions going against him prior to that.
49' Armstrong with a fantastic cross for the away side and it seemed as though Gallagher was going to head home but he tried to put it back across goal.
46' Grosicki is involved straight away, finding space on the left hand side of the box but his driven cross is cleared.
The second half has begun!
The home side have kicked off the second half at the KCOM.

If there's as many chances as there were in the first 45, there must be goals in this half, we'll see.

Will Grosicki get his goal during the second period?
Elsewhere in the Championship at the break...
Here's the penalty miss, just one of several big moments in the first half
HT: Hull 0-0 Blackburn
That was a very entertaining first half at the KCOM.

Bowen was denied from the spot for the home side before the woodwork was hit four times by a mix of both sides.

On another day it could have been 2-2, but it is goalless going into the break.

Close!
43' Downing finds Johnson who has plenty of space on the edge of the box, his first time effort hits the crossbar.

Somehow there has not been a goal in this game so far.

Close!
39' Blackburn have hit the woodwork now, Dack found Downing who is unlucky to have not scored.

There could have easily been two or three goals in this game, although it remains 0-0.

38' Hull midfielder Stewart is booked for a handball.
35' Grosicki is arguably the best player on the pitch in this game, having lots of joy down the left hand side and creating numerous chances for himself and his teammates. 
Close!
Grosicki with a fantastic effort on his right foot, striking the crossbar before having another go straight after and coming very close again.

27' Dack with an opportunity in the box to get a shot off, it is defended well though and deflected back off the Blackburn man for a goal kick to the home side.
23' Grosicki with another low ball into the box, Irvine struck it with his left foot but it went just wide of the near post.
22' Armstrong is put through down the left side of the box by Downing, Long got down well though and made the save.
19' Grosicki does well down the left and slips in Kingsley, his low ball into the box finds Batty whose first time effort flies over the bar.
15' Good chance for Rovers as Bradley Johnson with a great header from a Cunningham cross but it clips the crossbar.
Penalty missed!
12' Bowen steps up but it is a great save by Walton!
Penalty to Hull!
11' Jackson Irvine is fouled by Johnson and the referee points to the spot.
9' Cunningham's cross from the left hand side isn't as he would have liked but it ends up going towards goal and the Hull 'keeper has to make a save.
6' Grosicki's effort from the edge of the box is blocked, there's nothing else to report from this one so far.
We're underway!
Blackburn Rovers have taken the kick-off and the game is underway here at the KCOM stadium.

 

Kick-off is vast approaching
There are less than 10 minutes to go until kick-off here in East Yorkshire after both teams have completed their warm-ups on the pitch.

Stay with us here on VAVEL for all of the live updates as they happen.

Can Grant McCann's side continue their unbeaten run?
The home side are unbeaten in their last three games in all competitions, scoring six goals and winning two of them, including their one and only home game this campaign.

Will they make it two from two at the KCOM tonight?

That's not a bad record...
Can the visitors make it two wins from two games?
Elsewhere in the Championship tonight...
Birmingham City vs Barnsley

Derby County vs Bristol City

Middlesbrough vs Wigan Athletic

Sheffield Wednesday vs Luton Town

 

We will keep you updated to all of tonights action in the Sky Bet Championship at half-time and at the end of the game here at the KCOM.

Blackburn Rovers team news
Hull City team news
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"We want to go there and make our mark": Tony Mowbray previews a difficult game for his team
Speaking to the media ahead of his side's trip to Hull, the Rovers boss was aware of the challenge he faces, he said:

"We've watched a few of their games and they picked up a very good point at Brentford at the weekend. We want to go there and give a good account of ourselves with the belief that we can go there and win.

Hull have some quality players and Grant McCann demands a good style of football from his team, but it's about us and we want to go there and make our mark."

Mowbray is hopeful his side can repeat their performance at the KCOM last season where they came away with a 1-0 win.

"We'll try to pick a team to go to Hull and do what we did there last year, create some chances, score a goal and see if we can get the three points."

George Long looking forward to having two home games this week
“It’s been a decent start for us this season. We’re all pushing in the same direction and the performances so far have been positive, which have given us a solid platform to build on now going forward."

The 'keeper is looking to turn a good start into a great one this week, starting with the challenge of Blackburn, he continued:

“We’ve got two big home games coming up next week and, if we can get two wins from those, we’ll be really rolling.

“As a group, we are all working hard for each other and the staff. That’s all we can ask for because that’s what we are, a hard-working and honest group.”

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Blackburn Rovers: Predicted XI
                             Walton

Bennett, Lenihan, Williams, Cunningham

                      Travis, Johnson

              Rothwell, Dack, Downing

                             Graham

Hull City: Predicted XI
                      Long

Lichaj, de Wijs, Burke, Kingsley 

                   Stewart

Lopes, Bowen, Irvine, Grosicki

                      Eaves

 

Blackburn Rovers team news
Ben Brereton missed the game against Middlesbrough after picking up a slight knock in training, it is currently unclear as to whether he will be fit enough to be part of the squad for this game.

The same applies to Sam Hart and Manchester City loanee Adarabioyo, who also missed the 1-0 win on the weekend with knocks but could return to be involved at the KCOM.

Hull City team news
Only Callum Elder and Angus MacDonald are unavailable for the Tigers, otherwise the manager has many options  to choose from for the game on Tuesday night.

Edler is close to a return and could be available on the weekend, whilst MacDonald will be a little further down the line.

A win would see a decent start begin to look a lot better for Hull
The Tigers started their season off with a tricky trip to the Liberty stadium and were beat 2-1 by the Swans.

Since then, they have won their first home game against Reading and a Carabao Cup tie against Tranmere after a solid point in the league away at Brentford.

That is a very decent start for Grant McCann, whilst a win in this game, heading into another home game on the weekend, would make their start to this campaign a very good one.

Rovers will be looking to kick on after their first win of the season.
Blackburn had a poor start to the 2019/20 Championship campaign, losing 2-1 at home to newly promoted Charlton, before being beat in their second game of the season by Fulham.

Although, after completing a late comeback in the Carabao Cup to win against Oldham, Tony Mowbray's then went on to taste victory for the first time in the league, with a 1-0 win over Middlesbrough.

They will be hoping to use their momentum to pick up a result away from home on Tuesday night.

 

Kick-off time
The Hull City vs Blackburn Rovers match will be played at the KCOM stadium, the home of the Tigers. The game will kick-off on Tuesday night at 19:45 BST.
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