Kean insists Blackburn will take Cup opponents Leyton Orient seriously

Blackburn Rovers boss Steve Kean says they're taking Carling Cup tie with Leyton Orient seriously.

Blackburn Rovers boss Steve Kean says they're taking Carling Cup tie with Leyton Orient seriously.

Russell Slade's team will arrive at Ewood Park as massive underdogs and that puts the pressure on Kean, who is well aware anything other than a convincing victory will give more ammunition to his small group of critics.

"It can be a banana skin if you approach it in the wrong way," said the Blackburn manager. "We will give it the same detail of preparation as we did before Arsenal.

"We are not approaching it thinking we are going to take our foot off the gas. It is the opposite because we want to start with a good tempo, try to get as many goals as we can and keep a clean sheet.

"We have to keep the momentum going so let's use the competition to go as far as we can, all the way if possible.

"They (Orient) have nothing to lose in one respect but I wouldn't imagine they would want to come to Ewood and get hammered.

"I wouldn't imagine, if they have done their reports from the Arsenal game, they will be looking forward to coming to our place. If we can score that number of goals against Arsenal I am sure there will be a little bit of fear.

"If they want to come and be open and have a go and play as if they have nothing to lose then there is a danger in that as well."

 

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