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Blackburn v QPR - Match Preview

Blackburn
vs.
QPR

Ewood Park

04/02/2017

15:00

Rovers have lost only one of their last nine home league contests against QPR (W5 D3).

QPR have won just one of their last 16 against Blackburn in the league (2-0 in October 1999), drawing eight and losing seven.

Blackburn Rovers have attempted a league-low 304 shots this season in the Championship - 49 fewer than QPR (353). However, Rovers have scored four more goals than the Hoops (33 v 29).

Craig Conway has matched his total of assists from last season for Blackburn (5) in nine fewer games.

Conor Washington has scored in back-to-back games for QPR, having scored just twice in his first 37 league games at the club.

Conor Washington has averaged a goal every 217 minutes under Ian Holloway, a vast upturn compared to his record under Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (870 mins/goal).

QPR have already won more Championship away games this season (5) than they did in 2015/16 (4).

QPR have lost just one of their last six league games (W3 D2), this after losing the previous six in a row.

QPR have kept only one clean sheet in their last 16 league matches (1-0 v Reading).

Blackburn Team News:

Marvin Emnes is in line to make his second Blackburn debut after re-joining on loan from Swansea.

Possible line up:

STEELE

NYAMBE - GREER - LENIHAN - WILLIAMS

FEENEY - LOWE - MULGREW - BENNETT

GRAHAM - GALLAGHER


Player to watch: -

QPR Team News:

Matt Smith and Ravel Morrison are in the squad. Grant Hall and Idrissa Sylla are doubts.

Possible line up:

SMITHIES

FURLONG - ONUOHA - LYNCH - BIDWELL

MANNING - PERCH - LUONGO

WSZOLEK - WASHINGTON - MACKIE


Player to watch: -

Match Facts & Stats

HEAD 2 HEAD

Blackburn: 20
QPR : 14
Draws: 12



LAST TIME OUT

FA Cup - 07/01/17
Loftus Road

QPR 1 (Bidwell)
Blackburn 2 (Lynch og, Feeney)

Team: Ingram, Bidwell, Hall, Onuoha, Lynch, Perch, Gladwin (Shodipo), Wszolek, Luongo (Cousins), Eze (Ngbakoto), Mackie.

Attendance: 7,482

Ref Watch:

Referee: Tony Harrington
Assistants: Tony Peart and Nick Hopton
Fourth Official: Scott Duncan

Tony Harrington is the match official for tomorrow`s clash with Blackburn. This season, Harrington has issued 91 yellow cards and 2 red cards in 23 games.

Match Prediction:


1-1 Score draw

Next Fixture

Who: Huddersfield
Where: Loftus Road
When: 11/02/2017


Writer:JackSupple
Date:Friday February 3 2017
Time: 4:36PM

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