The teams are in from Ewood Park. Brede Hangeland returns to the Fulham side and Roy Hodgson goes with Andy Johnson and Clint Dempsey up front.

BLACKBURN ROVERS (4-4-2): Robinson; Chimbonda, Givet, Samba, Nelsen; Emerton, N’zonzi, Reid, Olsson; Kalinic, McCarthy. Subs: Brown, Andrews, Hoilett, Di Santo, Salgado, Dunn, Rigters.

FULHAM (4-4-2): Schwarzer; Kelly, Konchesky, Hughes, Hangeland;  Baird, Murphy, Duff, Gera; A. Johnson, Dempsey. Subs: Zuberbuhler, Smalling, Kallio, Dikgacoi, Greening, Riise, Nevland.

REFEREE: Kevin Friend (Leicestershire).