Confirmed: Blackburn v West Ham lineups

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Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United will face each other in the FA Cup this afternoon…

West Ham United will be looking to book their place in the sixth round of the FA Cup when they take on Blackburn Rovers away from home this afternoon.

Premier League side West Ham will face Championship outfit Blackburn at Ewood Park in the fifth round of the prestigious cup competition.

The Hammers will head into the tie high on confidence and will be favourites to win.

Slaven Bilic’s side will head into the match on the back of a 2-2 draw with Norwich City away from home at Carrow Road in the league.

West Ham are seventh in the Premier League table at the moment with 40 points from 26 matches, just seven points behind seventh-placed Manchester City.

Meanwhile, Blackburn currently find themselves 18th in the Championship table with 34 points from 30 games.

Rovers will head into the tie against West Ham on the back of a 3-0 victory over Fulham at Ewood Park in the Championship.

Blackburn Rovers XI: Steele, Marshall, Duffy, Ward (c), Henley, Bennett, Lenihan, Akpan, Conway, Taylor, Brown

Subs: Raya (GK), Kilgallon, Hanley, Watt, J. Gomez, Evans, Jackson

West Ham United XI: Randolph, Antonio, Collins, Obgonna, Cresswell, Noble (c), Kouyate, Obiang, Payet, Emenike, Moses

Subs: Adrian, Song, Henry, Lanzini, Oxford, Parfitt-Williams, Browne

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