Queens Park Rangers and Leeds United face at Loftus Road Stadium, in a match for the 28th round of the Championship. Leeds United won at home by (2‑0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 02-11-2019. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 4 wins and 1 loss in the last 5 games. In fact, the last time these two teams played a game at this stadium was on 26-02-2019, in a match for the Championship that ended the victory of the Queens Park Rangers by (1-0). The only goal of the match was scored by L. Freeman (49 ‘). In this match the home factor may be decisive, since Leeds United presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.
Queens Park Rangers :
The home team is currently in 15th position, with 35 points won, after 10 wins, 5 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home against Cardiff City by (6-1). In the last game, he lost out against Brentford by (3‑1). This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 matches it records 6 wins, 1 draw and 8 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Queens Park Rangers conquered 12 points in 30 possible, after 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 games he played in his stadium. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for goals, since 11 of their last 14 matches have ended with Over 2.5 goals. In 27 games in this competition, he only got 3 comebacks in the 16 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 14 home matches for this competition: he suffered 10 of his 27 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
The QPR comes to this unmotivated game, after a defeat in the league, this time against Brentford, 3-1: his only goal was scored by Wells. When going through a phase of enormous irregularity, coach Mark Warburton is expected to use a more cautious strategy, seeking only the counterattack to create danger for his rival. Striker Nahki Wells is the best scorer of this team, with 12 goals scored. For this match, the coach cannot count on Barbet, Leistner and Owens, all injured.
After 15 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses, the away team is currently in 2nd place, with 52 points won. In their last game, they lost to Sheffield Wednesday at home by (0-2), after in the previous match they had drawn away, in a game against West Bromwich Albion, by (1‑1). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, since in the last 30 games it records 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Leeds United conquered 15 points in 30 possible, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 games he played as a visitor. In their home league games the most frequent final result at the break was 0-0 (6 in 14 games). His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 27 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never got the comeback.
The Leeds United team comes to this match with a 0-2 defeat against Sheffield Wednesday, adding the second consecutive game without winning in this second English division. Despite this phase, coach Marcelo Bielsa is expected to keep the team 3-5-2, in favor of maintaining possession of the ball and organized attacks through the flanks: Hélder Costa is very fast and very strong in hand to hand. Striker Patrick Bamford is Leeds United’s best finisher, with 10 goals scored. All equipment is available for this game.