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QPR team news: McClaren has luxury of being able to pick from same squad once again

QPR team news: McClaren has luxury of being able to pick from same squad once again

Queens Park Rangers will be looking to build on their impressive win against Sheffield Wednesday earlier in the week when they host Aston Villa at Loftus Road on Friday night.

The Rs recorded a 3-0 win against an impressive Owls side this season as they look to build some consistency to their performances.

Steve McClaren’s side have three wins from their last four Championship matches and will have been boosted by some positive news that has emerged.

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According to a match preview by BBC Sport, QPR could look to name an unchanged side for the third game in a row when Villa come to London.

Nakhi Wells will be hoping for a starting spot after scoring against Wednesday, although Tomer Hemed also netted before being replaced by the Bermudian.

The Burnley loanee has been a regular starter in McClaren’s side prior to their last two matches, however, he has admitted he has been frustrated with his own performances in front of goal recently, having not netted before their midweek contest.

The Verdict:

QPR and McClaren will be pleased to be able to call upon the same squad for the third successive match in a row.

Wells will be looking to add to his tally, should he be given the chance to start from the off on Friday, although Hemed may be preferred for the game against Villa.

A win for the Loftus Road outfit will put them temporarily in touch of a playoff spot and McClaren will want to ensure his team take full advantage of that opportunity on Friday.

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