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Moore should start Robson-Kanu and drop Harper against QPR later

Moore should start Robson-Kanu and drop Harper against QPR later

West Bromwich Albion face Queens Park Rangers in an all-important Championship clash for two clubs at different ends of the table.

The away side will be looking continue to solidify their playoff place and potentially even push on further, dependant on the form of the current top three in the division.

Their opponents, QPR, sit in 18th position, but they are 10 points adrift of the relegation zone. They have mostly one, even two games in hand on certain clubs, so they are able to quite easily move away from the lower echelons of the Championship.

To overcome them, Darren Moore will have to pick his team wisely and in doing so should start this particular player and drop another…

Start Hal Robson-Kanu

As Dwight Gayle serves the last of his two-game ban for diving against Nottingham Forest, Robson-Kanu should be trusted to start once again.

The Welshman scored a late first-half goal to open the scoring for the Baggies with a lovely looping header, but he was then substituted at half-time.

Robson-Kanu may not be the best option to start regularly, but when he does he is able to hold the ball up well and bring his fell0w teammates into play so his goal last week should be rewarded.

Bench Rekeem Harper

This suggestion is purely based on rotation as Harper has completed 90 minutes in five out of the last six Championship games and has started the last three FA Cup games which have been around this period. For any player, never mind an 18-year-old, that is a heavy workload

To have Harper sharp for the visit of Sheffield United on Saturday, Moore could look to rest Harper and use Wes Hoolahan in place of him, allowing the former to continue his good run of form on the weekend.

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