Premier League Preview: QPR - Liverpool
The Reds travel to Loftus Road aiming to add some much-needed consistency to recent results, while the hosts are in desperate need of points to take them out of last place.
By Alex Hess
Fabio, Ferdinand, Hill, Traore
Wright-Phillips, Faurlin, Mbia, Taarabt
Johnson, Skrtel, Agger, Enrique
Lucas, Gerrard, Allen
Downing, Suarez, Sterling
Harry Redknapp remains without long-term absentees Andy Johnson (knee) and Bobby Zamora (thigh) for the visit of the Merseysiders. Jose Bosingwa (back), Julio Cesar (back) and club captain Park Ji-Sung (knee) are also doubts for Sunday's clash.
Liverpool, meanwhile, has no new injury worries. Luis Suarez is expected to recover from a slight knock suffered against Stoke, leaving Fabio Borini (foot) and Martin Kelly (knee) as Brendan Rodgers' only unavailable players.
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Rock-bottom QPR boasts three Champions League winners in their squad: Park Ji-Sung, Jose Bosingwa and Julio Cesar.
- At this point in the Premier League's inaugural season in 1992-93, the Loftus Road side was seventh in the league with 32 points.
- QPR currently has the fewest points at this stage of the season since Derby County in 2007.
- Similarly, Liverpool's current points total of 25 is the lowest the club has ever had after 19 games since the three-points-for-a-win-rule was introduced.
- Luis Suarez (pictured, right) has scored 39 percent of his club's league goals this campaign.
- The two sides last met in March 2012 in the memorable 3-2 win for QPR at Loftus Road, with the hosts coming from 2-0 down with only 13 minutes remaining in the match.
- Last season saw the two sides' first meeting since 1996.
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Top 3 Predictions
QPR 1-3 Liverpool
- 13.16 %
QPR 1-2 Liverpool
- 10.84 %
QPR 0-3 Liverpool
- 10.33 %
|England - Premier League (EPL)||2013-05-19||Liverpool 1 - QPR 0|
|England - Premier League (EPL)||2012-12-30||QPR 0 - Liverpool 3|
|England - Premier League (EPL)||2012-03-21||QPR 3 - Liverpool 2|
|England - Premier League (EPL)||2011-12-10||Liverpool 1 - QPR 0|
|2014-03-08||Birmingham City 0 - QPR 2||ENG2|
|2014-03-01||QPR 1 - Leeds 1||ENG2|
|2014-02-22||Charlton Athletic 1 - QPR 0||ENG2|
|2014-02-16||QPR 1 - Reading 3||ENG2|
|2014-02-10||Derby County 1 - QPR 0||ENG2|
|35||Fabio Da Silva||Defender|
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