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Everything you need to know: Hammers v Blackburn

West Ham take on Blackburn in the EFL Cup this evening.

The Hammers take on the Championship high-flyers, looking to kickstart a season that has threatened to peter out in recent weeks.

Here’s everything you need to know!


West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers – EFL Cup.


The game will take place at the London Stadium.


The game will kick off at 19:45 on Wednesday.


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The game will not air live in the UK.

The match will be aired elsewhere in the world with a full list HERE and will be available on internet streams

Injury news – West Ham

Maxwel Cornet is out and Said Benrahma is a slight doubt.

Last five meetings

West Ham haven’t played Blackburn since 2016, when the Irons won an FA Cup tie 5-1. The four meetings before that stretch back to 2009 and have all ended in draws. Rovers haven’t beaten the Hammers since 2005.

Match Officials

Thomas Bramall will be the referee.

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About Dave Langton

A journalist with 10 years' experience of working on National newspapers, now chief reporter covering the club that I've loved since I was a boy. Upton Park remains the greatest football stadium ever built.