Reading v QPR: key stats and latest team news

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QPR forward Idrissa Sylla, who has been struggling with a calf problem, is available for the first time since December.

Defender Jack Robinson is also in contention after two games with a thigh complaint and midfielder Josh Scowen has recovered from a viral infection.

For Reading, Tommy Elphick and Omar Richards have been ruled out through injury.

Elphick has a knee problem and Richards is struggling with a calf complaint.

Forward Danny Loader returns from a successful spell with England Under-18s in time for new boss Paul Clement’s first game in charge.

Last season
Reading 0 QPR 1, QPR 1 Reading 1

Last five league matches
Reading L D D L L; QPR L D W W D

Top scorers (all competitions)
Jon Dadi Bodvarsson (Reading) 10; Matt Smith (QPR) 8

Match odds
Reading: 7-5
QPR: 15-8
Draw: 23-10 

Referee: David Coote (Nottinghamshire)