Date: 15th March 2016 at 1:01pm
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Manager Paul Lambert has said there might be two or three changes for tonight’s game against Ipswich Town.

With the gaffer talking about Leeds United probably being one game too many for the squad given their recent efforts, speaking to the The Official Blackburn Rovers Website in his pre Portman Road trip press conference, the Scot said that he could be tempted to freshen the starting eleven up with two or three changes with it being the tenth game inside of a month for the club.

‘We are coming to the tail end of it now, game ten of eleven games, and it is a big, big, ask. We need to look at something with these games on Tuesday and Saturday, because whilst I never thought we deserved to lose the game against Leeds, I thought there was a lot of tired brains and decision-making. You could see it in their final pass, I just knew myself it was probably a game too much. So there might be a case for one or two changes, there’s a chance to do, it is something that we’ll look at to maybe give some of the lads a break. We’ll be more or less the same squad that features, whether I decide to change it or not we’ll have to wait and see.’

With that said, the aim will be to get back to winning ways though and take all three points from Mick McCarthy’s side, but Lambert is definitely expecting a battle given Ipswich’s successful style of play – he just hopes our efforts tonight see the right reward as he knows games recently haven’t when it comes to the distribution of points.

‘I think the performances have justified that we should have had more points and I don’t think anyone would have argued if we did. So there’s a lot of good feeling for us going away from home at this minute in time because we are playing well. I always just try and win games, I was brought up as a footballer to always go and try and win. The bigger clubs I played at always expected to win and this is a big club Blackburn and we have to go away on Tuesday night and win. That is the way I was brought up, that is my style of playing football, to try and win games.’

Adding that we can’t use the excuse of fatigue though, we have to battle past it.

‘It is hard but I think the lads have become used to it, that is the thing of it. When you play this amount of games you very rarely train all you do is just turn them around, but there’s not too many to go. It is something that I think they are robust to it, they know they’ve got to go in these next couple of games even though it is two or three games more than anybody else. So the effort that they have put in is huge for us, so they know they’ve got to go again these next two games.’

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