Leicester 1-2 Blackburn: Championship side shock 2021 winners in FA Cup sixth round

Blackburn Rovers are through to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup after a surprise win away to 2021 winners Leicester City.

Ricardo Pereira will make his first Foxes start since May 2022 after recovering from a ruptured Achilles.

Brendan Rodgers made six changes, including a start for Jamie Vardy, to face Blackburn.

Harry Pickering, Tyler Morton and Ryan Hedges returned for the visitors.

Tyrhys Dolan opened the scoring for Blackburn after 34 minutes when he curled in from the edge of the box.

Sammie Szmodics made it 2-0 to Blackburn seven minutes after the break following good work by Sam Gallagher.

Kelechi Iheanacho pulled a goal back for Leicester when he converted Harvey Barnes’ cross from close range.

More to follow…

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