Date: 1st April 2016 at 11:10am
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QPR have lost just one of their previous 19 league games at home against Middlesbrough (W10 D8).

Middlesbrough`s stoppage time winner at the Riverside in November ended a four match losing run against the R`s.

Boro have won just one of their last seven away matches, losing the last three in a row.

No Championship side has scored more goals via corners this season than QPR (10).

QPR have won their last three league games at Loftus Road, they`ve not won four in a row since December 2013 (five wins).

Aitor Karanka`s side (19) have kept more clean sheets than any other Championship team in 2015/16.

Tjaronn Chery has scored in QPR`s last four home games and is the first QPR player to do so since Charlie Austin earlier this season. The last player to score in five in a row was also Austin, Oct-Dec 2014.

Alejandro Faurlin has made more league assists in 2015/16 than in any other previous campaign for QPR (5 assists).

QPR have lost more points due to goals conceded after 80 minutes than any other Championship team this season (11).

QPR Team News:


Ben Gladwin could be in the squad after returning from Bristol City.

Possible line up:

SMITHIES

ONUOHA – HILL – ANGELLA – PERCH

HENRY – FAURLIN

WASHINGTON – CHERY – HOILETT

POLTER


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Middlesbrough Team News:

Daniel could be back in contention after recovering from a hamstring injury.

Possible line up:

KONTSTANTOPOULOS

NSUE – KALAS – GIBSON – FRIEND

LEADBITTER – CLAYTON

STUANI – RAMIREZ – ADOMAH

NUGENT

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Match Facts & Stats

HEAD 2 HEAD

QPR: 17
Middlesbrough: 14
Draws: 15



LAST TIME OUT

Championship – 20/11/15
Riverside Stadium

Middlesbrough 1 (Leadbitter pen)
QPR 0

Team: Green, Hall, Onuoha, Konchesky, Yun (Petrasso), Perch, Phillips, Fer (sent off), Faurlin (Tozser), Henry, Sandro (JET).

Attendance: 20,229

Ref Watch:

Referee: Simon Hooper
Assistants: Carl Fitch and Daniel Robathan
Fourth Official: Dean Whitestone

Simon Hooper is the match official for tonight`s clash with Middlesbrough. This season Hooper has issued 84 yellow cards and 2 red cards in 35 games.

Match Prediction:


2-1 QPR win

Next Fixture

Who: Leeds
Where: Elland Road
When:05/04/2016