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Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United LIVE: FA Cup result, final score and reaction

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Follow live coverage as Blackburn Rovers face Cambridge United in the FA Cup today.

This season marks the 143rd edition of the world’s oldest cup competition, with Manchester City the reigning champions after they secured their seventh victory of the tournament last term - part of their magnificent treble success.

While the usual suspects are likely to be in the running this season - Man United, Liverpool, Arsenal all included - it’s those without silverware lately who will hope to challenge into the latter stages, such as Newcastle, Tottenham and even Chelsea, who are without a domestic trophy in over five years despite European success.

Premier League clubs enter from the third round of the competition, but this cup is about all teams: from non-league to EFL sides in the lower leagues, everyone gets a shot at glory and the chance to face the country’s finest in the FA Cup.

Follow live updates from today’s game in the live blog below.

Blackburn Rovers FC 5 - 2 Cambridge United FC

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:54

Match ends, Blackburn Rovers 5, Cambridge United 2.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:54

Second Half ends, Blackburn Rovers 5, Cambridge United 2.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:53

Foul by Rory Finneran (Blackburn Rovers).

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:52

Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Rory Finneran replaces Sammie Szmodics.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:52

Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Patrick Gamble replaces Callum Brittain.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:48

Harry Pickering (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:47

Substitution, Cambridge United. Michael Morrison replaces Sullay Kaikai.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:46

Sammie Szmodics (Blackburn Rovers) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the left side of the box following a corner.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:46

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Jack Stevens.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:46

Attempt saved. Arnór Sigurdsson (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:44

Attempt saved. Callum Brittain (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:42

Goal! Blackburn Rovers 5, Cambridge United 2. Harry Leonard (Blackburn Rovers) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Harry Pickering.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:41

Foul by Andrew Moran (Blackburn Rovers).

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:40

Foul by Sammie Szmodics (Blackburn Rovers).

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:39

Substitution, Cambridge United. Saikou Janneh replaces Jack Lankester.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:39

Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Yasin Ayari replaces Adam Wharton.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:37

Foul by Sammie Szmodics (Blackburn Rovers).

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:36

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Sammie Szmodics.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:34

Foul by Sammie Szmodics (Blackburn Rovers).

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:34

Attempt missed. Harry Leonard (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:31

Attempt blocked. James Brophy (Cambridge United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:30

Substitution, Cambridge United. John-Kymani Gordon replaces Adam May.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:26

Goal! Blackburn Rovers 4, Cambridge United 2. Arnór Sigurdsson (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box following a corner.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:26

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Ryan Bennett.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:26

Attempt blocked. Arnór Sigurdsson (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:25

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Jack Stevens.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:24

Attempt saved. Arnór Sigurdsson (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:19

Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Sondre Tronstad replaces Jake Garrett.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:17

Attempt saved. Paul Digby (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:16

Attempt blocked. Sammie Szmodics (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:14

Ryan Bennett (Cambridge United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:14

Attempt missed. Jake Garrett (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:13

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Jordan Cousins.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:13

Attempt blocked. Jake Garrett (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:11

Foul by Andrew Moran (Blackburn Rovers).

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:10

Attempt saved. James Brophy (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:09

Andrew Moran (Blackburn Rovers) hits the bar with a left footed shot from the centre of the box.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:08

Foul by Andrew Moran (Blackburn Rovers).

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:06

Second Half begins Blackburn Rovers 3, Cambridge United 2.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

16:06

Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Harry Leonard replaces Semir Telalovic.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:50

First Half ends, Blackburn Rovers 3, Cambridge United 2.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:49

Goal! Blackburn Rovers 3, Cambridge United 2. Sammie Szmodics (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Callum Brittain.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:49

Attempt saved. Sullay Kaikai (Cambridge United) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:47

Jake Garrett (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:46

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Ryan Bennett.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:46

Attempt blocked. Jake Garrett (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:43

Foul by Jake Garrett (Blackburn Rovers).

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:42

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Ryan Bennett.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:40

Attempt blocked. Sammie Szmodics (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:38

Goal! Blackburn Rovers 2, Cambridge United 2. Sammie Szmodics (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Arnór Sigurdsson.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:37

Attempt blocked. Hayden Carter (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:37

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Jubril Okedina.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:36

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Jubril Okedina.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:36

Attempt blocked. Sammie Szmodics (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:35

Attempt missed. Andrew Moran (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:33

Attempt missed. Adam Wharton (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:33

Attempt blocked. Semir Telalovic (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:32

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Danny Andrew.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:27

Goal! Blackburn Rovers 1, Cambridge United 2. Sullay Kaikai (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jack Lankester.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:24

Goal! Blackburn Rovers 1, Cambridge United 1. Sammie Szmodics (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Hayden Carter.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:20

Foul by Semir Telalovic (Blackburn Rovers).

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:18

Attempt blocked. Hayden Carter (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:18

Jake Garrett (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:16

Attempt saved. Sammie Szmodics (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:11

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Andrew Moran.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:10

Attempt blocked. Danny Andrew (Cambridge United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:08

Goal! Blackburn Rovers 0, Cambridge United 1. Jack Lankester (Cambridge United) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Jubril Okedina following a set piece situation.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:06

Sullay Kaikai (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:03

Foul by Adam Wharton (Blackburn Rovers).

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

15:01

First Half begins.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

14:30

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge United

14:00

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