Blackburn Rovers vs Burnley Preview: Old foes meet in Carabao Cup

Regularly known as the East Lancashire Derby, the encounter between Blackburn Rovers and Burnley is one of the oldest club rivalries in the country as both teams meet for the first time in eighteen months.  Now two divisions separate the two sides as Tony Mowbray couldn't help Blackburn avoid relegation to League One, which was confirmed on the final day of last term, and the Clarets were promoted to the Premier League at the end of the 2015/16 campaign.  To get to this stage, the hosts had to overcome fourth-tier outfit Coventry City on the road, which they did comfortably, but Burnley being in the top-flight it means this is the round of the League Cup they are introduced.  Major changes expected Blackburn have a number of first-team players absent with injuries; including star summer signing Bradley Dack who picked up a knock during the weekend win over Bradford City.  He joins the likes of Scott...
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