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Team News | How the Hatters line-up to face Blackburn Rovers

Pearson, Rea and Collins all start as NJ makes three changes from Brentford...

30 January 2021

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Manager Nathan Jones has made three changes from our last Sky Bet Championship match for today’s meeting with Blackburn Rovers.

Matty Pearson starts for the first time since victory over Bristol City in December and after playing 45 minutes against Chelsea, Glen Rea starts once again alongside Pelly-Ruddock Mpanzu and Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall in midfield.

After his goal at Stamford Bridge, Jordan Clark remains in the starting eleven - replacing George Moncur from the defeat against Brentford.

Fresh from his 500th club appearance off the bench against the Blues, James Collins starts his 14th consecutive league match.

Joe Morrell is in the matchday squad for the first time since victory against Reading earlier this month after overcoming a heel injury.

 

Town: Sluga; Pearson, Lockyer, Bradley (C), Potts; Rea, Mpanzu, Dewsbury-Hall; Clark, Cornick, Collins.

Substitutes: Shea, Cranie, Berry, Hylton, Moncur, Naismith, LuaLua, Nombe, Morrell.

 

Blackburn: Kaminski; Nyambe, Lenihan, Branthwaite, Douglas; Travis, Rothwell, Downing; Elliott, Brereton, Armstrong.

Substitutes: Pears, Gallagher, Holtby, Buckley, Dack, Evans, Bennett, Magloire, Dolan.

 

Referee: Jeremy Simpson


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