The two defenders will come up against one another today with the Chelsea man due in court next week for allegedly making a racist comment against his opponentAnton Ferdinand and John Terry both start and face each other for the first time since the race row bust-up in October's fiery London derby.
QPR make just the one change from last week's 3-1 win over Wigan with Tommy Smith, who came off the bench to score the third, replacing DJ Campbell in the starting line-up.
Chelsea, meanwhile, make two changes as Branislav Ivanovic and Florent Malouda come in for Jose Bosingwa and Frank Lampard, respectively. Gary Cahill may make his debut today as he takes his place amongst the substitutes.
QPR: Kenny; Young, Ferdinand, Hall, Hill; Wright-Phillips, Barton, Buzsaky, Smith; Mackie, Helguson.
Subs: Cerny, Orr, Derry, Hulse, Ephraim, Macheda, Onuoha.
Chelsea: Cech; Ivanovic, Luiz, Terry, Cole; Ramires, Meireles, Malouda; Sturridge, Torres, Mata.
Subs: Turnbull, Bosingwa, Bertrand, Cahill, Essien, Romeu, Lukaku.
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