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

Hoilett's superb goal put Rangers in front
Junior Hoilett has been in great form for Rangers

Kick-off: 3pm, Saturday 19 March 2016
Referee: Andy Woolmer (Northampton)
Match in a nutshell: Off the back of two successive wins, QPR now look to put an unwanted record to bed – they haven’t won at Deepdale since 1980. preview: Much-improved QPR excellent value to win
Five key battles: Including Karl Henry v Daniel Johnson

Injuries and suspensions
Ruled out: Jermaine Beckford (knee), Liam Grimshaw (knee), Chris Humphrey (shin), Stevie May (knee), Joe Garner (suspended).
Fitness tests: Alan Browne (hip), Paul Huntington (calf).

Ruled out: Ben Gladwin (knee), Jack Robinson (calf/lack of match fitness), Paul Konchesky (calf).

Possible line-ups

Preston: Lindegaard; Woods, Clarke, Wright, Cunningham; Pearson, Gallagher, Johnson; Robinson, Hugill, Reach.
Subs from: Kirkland, Hudson, Vermijl, Smith, Huntington, Welsh, Kilkenny, Browne, Doyle.

QPR: Smithies; Onuoha, Hill, Angella, Perch; Henry, Faurlin; Phillips, Chery, Hoilett; Polter.
Subs from: Ingram, Lumley, Konchesky, Kpekawa, Tozser, Diakite, Luongo, Petrasso, El Khayati, Mackie, Washington.

Vital statistics

Form guide – last five league matches
Preston total: W L D L W (7 points)
Home: D W W W L (10 points)

QPR total: W W L W D (10 points)
Away: L D D D W (6 points)

Top scorers – all competitions
Johnson 8; Gallagher 5, Garner 5, Reach 5; Hugill 3; Browne 2, Doyle 2, Hugill 2, Robinson 2, Vermijl 2; Brownhill 1, Cunningham 1, Kilkenny 1.
Austin 10; Chery 8; Phillips 7; Hoilett 6, Polter 6; Emmanuel-Thomas 5; Onuoha 3; Angella 1, Fer 1, Hill 1, Tozser 1.

Last five meetings
7 November 2015: QPR 0 Preston 0
19 February 2011: Preston 1 QPR 1
20 November 2010: QPR 3 Preston 1
27 March 2010: Preston 2 QPR 2
17 October 2009: QPR 4 Preston 0
Preston 0 wins, QPR 2 wins, 3 draws