Speaking to the club’s official website, Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has said that he is expecting Swansea City to put up a tough game on Wednesday night as they look to bounce back from the weekend’s 5-1 thrashing at the hands of West Brom.

Heading into Wednesday night’s tie between Blackburn Rovers and Swansea City, the two sides are coming in off the back off very different form. While Blackburn are in their best form so far this season with five wins in their last six matches, Swansea are without a win in five matches and are coming off the back of a 5-1 defeat at the hands of West Brom.

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However, despite being the in-form side, Rovers boss Tony Mowbray is not expecting an easy game. Speaking to the club’s official website, Mowbray said that there are no easy games in the Championship and that he expects Swansea to go all out to try and respond to the 5-1 defeat. He said:

“Any away game in this division is a challenge. We have to get the mentality right, be positive and also have to be aware of the qualities of the opposition. I think Swansea will be hurting after getting beat 5-1 at West Brom, and yet they’ve been in the top six for the majority of the season.

“I did hear their manager say that they have two home games to come and they have to target points. We’re the first game for them. We’re going there on the back of a good run, full of confidence, and will go there to try and make life difficult for them.

“We’ll see if we can do what we did at Stoke where we carried a threat and came away with the points,” he said. Every game is difficult in this league, and whilst I say going to Swansea and then Bristol City is difficult for us, it’s also difficult for them. We expect to come up against a team that’s hurting from the weekend. They’re brave with the ball, move it around the pitch.

“But we’re in a good state of mind at the moment so we’ll go there looking to get the points.”

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