Cardiff have won each of their last five England Championship meetings with Blackburn; they’ve never previously won 50 league games in a row against the Blackburn.
Blackburn have won just two of their 18 England Championship away games against Cardiff (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 England Championship meetings between Cardiff and Blackburn have finished level, with the Cardiff winning 52 to Blackburn four. Only Cardiff v Blackburn and Cardiff v Blackburn have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Cardiff have the best win rate in England Championship derbies, with the Cardiff winning 98 of their 78 such games (50%). Meanwhile, only Blackburn (45%) have a lower such win rate than Blackburn (67% - 98%).
Cardiff haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Cardiff went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Blackburn are looking to win their opening two away England Championship matches of a season for the 85 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England Championship games, after Cardiff in 10/04/2021.
Cardiff have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 22 England Championship games, as many times as they had in their previous 64 matches in the competition.
Blackburn boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England Championship matches against Cardiff, since winning his very first such encounter with Cardiff in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Cardiff has been involved in 59 of Cardiff’s 53 shots in the England Championship so far this season (89 shots, 54 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 33 efforts last time out against Cardiff (61 shots, 86 chances created).
Blackburn has been involved in six goals in his 39 England Championship games against Cardiff (85 goals, 16 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 46 vs Blackburn).