Matchday live: Blackburn Rovers v Millwall

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  • WELCOME to Ewood Park for today's Championship clash between Blackburn Rovers and Millwall. Don't miss a kick of the action with our live blog.


FULL-TIME Rovers 3 Millwall 2.


That's how to redeem yourself Simon Eastwood, brillianty save from Steve Morison. 3-2.


Five minutes injury-time.


Corner from the left completely missed by Simon Eastwood and Steve Morison taps in at the back post to set up nervy finish.


Corner from the left completely missed by Simon Eastwood and Steve Morison taps in at the back post to set up nervy finish.


GOAL 3-2 Millwall. 89 mins.


SUB for Rovers. Rudy Gestede on for his home debut, Jordan Rhodes off. 88 mins. 3-1.


Ben Marshall corner headed on by Scott Dann and then by Jordan Rhodes and there is David Dunn to nod in off the post.


GOAL 3-1 Rovers. David Dunn. 85 mins.


SUB for Millwall. Justin Hoyte on, Alan Dunne stretchered off. 85 mins. 2-1.


Great ball by David Dunn sends Jordan Rhodes through. Striker touches ball past David Forde but Millwall recovers to turn the striker's left-footed shot, from an angle, out for a corner. 82 mins. 2-1.


Attendance is 12,643.


BOOKED Chris Taylor for Rovers. 80 mins. 2-1.


Chris Taylor cross-shot turned over the bar by David Forde. 79 mins. 2-1.


SUB for Millwall. Andy Keogh on, Nadjim Abdou off. 77 mins. 2-1.


SUB for Rovers. Excellent, hard-working Josh King comes off for David Dunn, who is making his 351st appearance for the club. Great reception for the club legend. 75 mins. 2-1.


Not much in the way of chances but it's Millwall doing the majority of the pressng. 75 mins. 2-1.


SUB for Millwall. Liam Feeney off, Jermaine Easter on. 71 mins. 2-1.


BOOKED Liam Feeney for Millwall. Trotter hauled down Josh King when bursting clear on the left. King looking very lively this half. 64 mins. 2-1.


Millwall go close to an equaliser. Martyn Woolford out-muscles Adam Henley inside the box and - despite claims for a foul - sees his left-footed shot turned over the bar and on to the net by Simon Eastwood. Better second half. 54 mins. 2-1.


Nearly 3-1. Chris Taylor drives at the Millwall defence, plays one-two with Ben Marshall then sees his 20-yard left-footed effort turned over by David Forde. 51 mins. 2-1.


Tommy Spurr cross from left and Ben Marshall ghosts into box and unmarked sends header past David Forde. That's his first goal for Rovers. Great start to the second half.


GOAL 2-1 Rovers. Ben Marshall. 48 mins.


Second half under way. No changes. But let's hope there is some change in the entertainment stakes. Poor first half. But even scoreline.


HALF-TIME Rovers 1 Millwall 1.


Last-ditch tackle by Grant Hanley has just denied Martyn Waghorn a potential second goal. 44 mins. 1-1.


Millwall have deserved that. Neat turn and pass from Liam Trotter opened up the Rovers defence and Steve Morison unselfishly crossed for his strike-partner Martyn Waghorn to slide in at the back post and turn the ball home.


GOAL 1-1 Millwall. Martyn Waghorn. 42 mins.


Formation change for Rovers. Now matching Millwall's 4-4-2. Josh King has gone up front alongside Jordan Rhodes, with Chris Taylor moving to the right of midfield. 39 mins. 1-0.


Absolutely throwing it down. Conditions making it hard for both sides. 35 mins. 1-0.


Millwall manager Steve Lomas far from happy. He thought it was a foul in the box on Steve Morison. 34 mins. 1-0.


Dangerous moment for Rovers as Martyn Woolford's cross is parried by Simon Eastwood under pressure before being cleared by Scott Dann as far as Steve Morison, who claimed he was brought down the box. No doing, however. 31 mins. 1-0.


BOOKED Nadjim Abdou for Millwall. 25 mins. 1-0.


Great goal, great striker. There seemed little on when top-scorer Jordan Rhodes raced on to a long ball over the top. But after bringing it under his control, he left Mark Beevers on his backside before sending the ball back across David Forde into the bottom corner from 20 yards. That's Rhodes' 12th goal of the season.


GOAL 1-0 Rovers. Jordan Rhodes. 22 mins.


Millwall keeper David Forde makes the first save of the game from Tom Cairney. After Josh King was brought down by Scott Malone just outside the area, Cairney curled in a fiercly struck free kick which Forde parried clear. 18 mins. 0-0.


After a bright opening, match is lacking inspiration. Rovers trying to play the ball on the floor but no joy so far opening up the Millwall defence. 16 mins. 0-0.


Lively start. Millwall centre-back Mark Beevers has just headed wide a cross from Liam Trotter. Rovers goalkeeper Simon Eastwood, who is making his home debut, had it covered. 5 mins. 0-0.


And we are under way.


Just about to get under way. Rovers will be kicking toward the Ronnie Clayton Blackburn End in the first half.


Just over 15 minutes until kick-off. Rovers have made one change - Josh King in for Lee Williamson, who has picked up a knock. Millwall are unchanged.

Here are the teams...

Rovers: Eastwood, Henley, Dann, Hanley, Spurr, Marshall, Lowe, Cairney, King, Taylor, Rhodes. Subs: Kean, Kane, Kilgallon, Dunn, Marrow, Rochina, Gestede.

Millwall: Forde, Dunne, Robinson, Beevers, Malone, Feeney, Trotter, Abdou, Woolford, Waghorn, Morison. Subs: Bywater, Shittu, Hoyte, Moussi, Keogh, Easter, McDonald.


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