Pick a money-back bet for Liverpool v Blackburn
Liverpool is making a late run at a top-four spot in the English Premier League this season and are also still on course for an appearance in the FA Cup Final at Wembley in May. However, they first have to deal with English Championship League side Blackburn Rovers at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool on Sunday, March 8. The fifth-place squad is just two points behind fourth-place Man United in the league, but their focus this weekend will be on the FA Cup.
Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard may return for the quarter-final showdown after sitting out the last six contests with a hamstring problem. For Blackburn, striker Josh King has a hamstring injury. The winners of this match will head to Wembley for the competition’s semifinal stage next month. Liverpool has made the semi-finals 23 times in the past with the last one coming in 2012. Blackburn last reached the final four in 2007 and have made the semifinals 18 times in total.
The two sides have met nine times in the FA Cup with Liverpool advancing five times to Blackburn’s four. The last meeting was back in 2000 when the Rovers beat the home side at Anfield 10-0 in a fourth round tilt. Liverpool is going after their eighth FA Cup title and last won it in 2006. Blackburn last won the silverware in 1928 and are seeking their seventh FA Cup.
Sportsbook Betfair is offering a special promotion for this FA Cup clash which sees bettors receive their money back if their chosen trigger takes place. You can get a refund as a free wager up to 25 pounds on Correct Score, Anytime Correct Score, First, Last or Anytime Goalscorer bets if your chosen money-back trigger occurs. The options for this match are: Liverpool leads by at least two goals at halftime, Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool scores the game’s first goal, Liverpool leads the match 2-1 at any time, a penalty kick is scored by either team, and both sides score in the second half. Please click here for terms and conditions from Betfair.