Birmingham v QPR: match preview, team news, facts and figures

first_imgJay Emmanuel-Thomas will hope to add to his two goals against BoltonKick-off: 3pm, Saturday 17 October 2015Referee: Carl Boyeson (Hull)Six key battles: Onuoha aims to shackle ex-Brentford preview: QPR can win at St. Andrew’sMatch in a nutshell: QPR aim for back-to-back league wins as they take on fourth-placed Birmingham.Injuries and suspensionsBIRMINGHAM CITYRuled out: David Cotterill (hamstring), Neal Eardley (shoulder).QPRRuled out: Charlie Austin (hamstring), Jamie Mackie (hamstring), Armand Traore (calf). Possible line-upsBirmingham: Kuszczak; Caddis, Morrison, Robinson, Grounds; Gleeson, Kieftenbeld; Maghoma, Toral, Gray; Donaldson. Subs from: Legzdins, Spector, Lowry, Davis, Shinnie, Brown, Brock-Madsen, Solomon-Otabor.QPR: Green; Onuoha, Hall, Angella, Konchesky; Sandro, Henry; Phillips, Fer, Chery; Emmanuel-Thomas. Subs from: Smithies, Perch, Hill, Doughty, Tozser, Luongo, Faurlin, Hoilett, Polter, Grego-Cox. Vital statisticsForm guide – last five league matchesBirmingham total: W W L D L (7 points)Home: L L W D W (7 points)QPR total:  W L D D L (5 points)Away: L D W W L (7 points)Top scorers – all competitionsBirmingham City: Donaldson 4; Maghoma 3; Cotterill 2, Gleeson 2, Thomas 2, Toral 2; Caddis 1, Gray 1, Grounds 1, Morrison 1, Shinnie 1.QPR: Austin 7; Chery 4, Emmanuel-Thomas 4; Onuoha 2, Phillips 2; Fer 1, Hill 1, Polter 1.Last five meetings8 March 2014: Birmingham 0 QPR 214 September 2013: QPR 1 Birmingham 028 October 2008: QPR 1, Birmingham 04 October 2008: Birmingham 1 QPR 026 December 2006: Birmingham 2 QPR 1Birmingham 2 wins, QPR 3 wins, 0 drawsFollow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

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