Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson insists the Black Cats cannot blame Tuesday's woeful defeat at Blackburn on their FA Cup exploits.
Junior Hoilett knows Blackburn must maintain their momentum if they want to keep picking up crucial points after beating Sunderland.
Martin O'Neill admits his Sunderland side did not perform to a high enough level after suffering a 2-0 defeat at Blackburn on Tuesday.
Steve Kean believes Junior Hoilett and Yakubu can trouble any backline after they combined to hand Blackburn a crucial win over Sunderland.
Steve Kean has hailed the spirit of the Blackburn players as they continue their battle for Premier League survival.
Paul Robinson believes Blackburn have found form at just the right time, with the club having pulled three points clear of the drop zone.
Steve Kean has confirmed Bradley Orr and David Dunn are fit to be involved in Blackburn Rovers' game against Sunderland on Tuesday.