Five-time EFL Cup winners Chelsea will host Championship outfit Blackburn Rovers in the fourth round match of the Carabao Cup 2023-24 at Stamford Bridge in London, England. The Chelsea vs Blackburn Rovers EFL Cup 2023-24 match will start at 1:15 AM Indian Standard Time (IST) on Thursday, November 2.
Under the tutelage of manager Mauricio Pochettino, Chelsea will look to bounce back after suffering a 0-2 defeat at the hands of Brentford in their previous match in the ongoing Premier League 2023-24 campaign.
Having registered three wins, three draws and four losses, the Blues are currently placed 11th in the Premier League 2023-24 standings.
Earlier, Chelsea pipped Brighton and Hove Albion 1-0 in their third round clash of the Carabao Cup 2023-24.
Young forward Nicolas Jackson netted the match-winning goal in the 50th minute to power Chelsea to the EFL Cup fourth round.
Chelsea previously overcame AFC Wimbledon 2-1 in round two of the ongoing Carabao Cup.
On the other hand, Blackburn Rovers have been impressive in the EFL Cup 2023-24, having scored an astonishing 17 goals in the first three rounds.
The Jon Dahl Tomasson-coached Rovers have already defeated Walsall (4-3), Harrogate Town (8-0) and Cardiff City (5-2) to book their place in the fourth round of EFL Cup.
However, the Riversiders will head into the Chelsea game after going down 0-1 to Swansea City in their last match in the ongoing Championship.
With 19 points from 14 games, the Rovers are placed 12th in the Championship 2023-24 standings.
Meanwhile, Chelsea will miss the services of Romeo Lavia and Christopher Nkunku due to injuries.
Rovers also have several injury concerns as the likes of Sam Gallagher, Lewis Travis, Aynsley Pears and Ryan Hedges are out of the upcoming EFL Cup fixture.
Chelsea vs Blackburn Rovers head-to-head
Chelsea have a superior head-to-head record against Blackburn Rovers across competitions, winning 49 of the 112 matches that they have played so far. Blackburn Rovers have secured 36 victories, while 27 matches have ended in draws.
The last time these two sides met, Chelsea beat Rovers 2-1 in a Premier League 2011-12 clash at Stamford Bridge.
Where to watch Chelsea vs Blackburn Rovers Carabao Cup 2023-24 match live in India?
Live streaming of the Chelsea vs Blackburn Rovers Carabao Cup 2023-24 fourth round match will be available on the FanCode app and website in India.
There will be no live telecast of the Chelsea vs Blackburn Rovers EFL Cup 2023-24 fourth round match on any TV channel in India.
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