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Bournemouth in cup action after league defeat

The Vitality Stadium is the venue for Bournemouth's Carabao Cup match Credit: ITV

Bournemouth vs Blackburn

Bournemouth host Blackburn in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday evening looking to bounce back from Saturday's heavy league defeat to Burnley, writes Oliver Birch.

The Clarets thumped Eddie Howe's side 4-0 to register their first victory of the season, with Bournemouth succumbing to their second defeat of the campaign.

Blackburn meanwhile have made a positive start to life back in the Championship and have lost just one of their previous six games in all competitions.

Howe will be without trio Charlie Daniels who is missing due to a knee problem, while Dan Gosling and Kyle Taylor are both sidelined with calf problems.

The Cherries boss made wholesale changes to his starting line-up for the second round victory over MK Dons last month, and is expected to do the same again for Blackburn's visit.

Rovers boss Tony Mowbray could give former Premier League midfielder Jack Rodwell his debut following his move last month, while Dominic Samuel and Ben Gladwin will both miss the trip to the South Coast with knee problems.

Scotland international Charlie Mulgrew will also be sidelined for Rovers.

Bournemouth could progress to the fourth round of the League Cup for the fourth time in the last five seasons, while Blackburn are looking to extend their unbeaten run away against the Cherries to five games in all competitions.

Rovers' last three League Cup ties away from home against Premier League opposition have produced 22 goals with the current Championship side losing on all three occasions.

Kick off: 19:45

25/09/2018

Vitality Stadium