Preview: Queens Park Rangers v Leeds United

Preview: Queens Park Rangers v Leeds United

We preview Saturday's clash.

Leeds United travel to London to face QPR on Saturday (12:30 pm) in the Sky Bet Championship. The Whites go into this fixture second in the league just one point behind leaders West Bromwich Albion. The R's sit mid-table in 15th position having won just one out of their last five matches in the Championship. In the reverse fixture at the start of November, Leeds ran out 2-0 winners thanks to goals from Jack Harrison and Tyler Roberts. 


Manager/head coach

Queens Park Rangers: Mark Warbuton

Leeds United: Marcelo Bielsa


League position

Queens Park Rangers: 15th

Leeds United: 2nd


Form

Queens Park Rangers: DLLWL

Leeds United: LDWDL


Top scorer

Queens Park Rangers: Nakhi Wells (13)

Leeds United: Patrick Bamford (10)


Head to head

Queens Park Rangers wins: 20

Draws: 16

Leeds United wins: 24


Last time at Loftus Road

Queens Park Rangers 1 (Freeman, 49) Leeds United 0 –Tuesday 26th February 2019 (Sky Bet Championship)


Team news

Adam Forshaw is still out with an injury alongside Barry Douglas and Tyler Roberts who have also been ruled out of the fixture. For the visitors, Yoann Barbet is the only player missing. Whilst former Leeds man Jack Clarke could feature for the hosts.


The key battle

Ben White v Nakhi Wells

The big battle will be between QPR’s top scorer and Brighton loanee Ben White. The Bermudan forward has scored 13 goals so far this season whilst the Whites have kept 12 clean sheets in all competitions. Last season Wells opened the scoring at Elland Road in a 2-1 win for the Whites.


Latest odds

Queens Park Rangers: 7/2

Draw: 16/5

Leeds United: 4/5 (Odds correct at time of article published)

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