And forward Devante Cole says it’s vitally important they starting putting wins on the board, to lift the mood in the camp, which he feels can help the team go on a run and stave off the drop.
"We need that win,” said Cole. “It's everything for our confidence. The belief needs to be there. It has to start now. It has to start on Saturday [against Bournemouth].
"If we can get that first win, I think we'll push on with renewed belief in the team."
The Cherries go into this one having lost their last two in the league, to Luton Town and Hull City, with Blackburn, somewhat suprisingly opening up a three point gap in second place in the Championship.