QPR must make life difficult for Manchester City, says striker Jay Bothroyd

Rangers will hope to repeat their surprise 1-0 victory against Chelsea when they meet the league leaders at the weekend and the forward is hoping to frustrate their star men
Queens Park Rangers striker Jay Bothroyd believes his side must make life difficult for Manchester City's star men in order to get a result against the league leaders on Saturday.

City visit Loftus Road having won nine out of their opening 10 Premier League matches, but Bothroyd hopes Rangers can pull off another shock result following their win over Chelsea two weekends ago.

"We're under no illusions that Man City are a world-class side, but we have to make it difficult for them," Bothroyd told the Fulham Chronicle.

"We have to frustrate them as much as we can and try and nick a goal.

"They're the kind of games you look forward to because you're playing against some of the best players in the world and you've got to try and embrace that."

Bothroyd took encouragement from other promoted sides of the past few seasons, citing Blackpool as an example of an unfashionable team that achieved some unexpected results.

"On any day if a team doesn't turn up they can be turned over," he said.

"Blackpool showed that last year and others will this year. The Premier League is the best league in the world because anyone can beat anyone."

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