Leicester vs QPR

Npower Championship
Venue: Walkers Stadium Date: Saturday, 18 September Kick-off: 1500 BST
Coverage: BBC Sport website, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC local radio & highlights on The Football League Show

Leicester City boss Paulo Sousa should be able to welcome back keeper Chris Weale following a shoulder problem.
Long-term injury victim Aleksandar Tunchev is the Foxes' only absentee.
QPR will assess the fitness of midfielder Alejandro Faurlin (groin), with Akos Buzsaky and Mikele Leigertwood candidates to replace him.
Bradley Orr is out with a calf injury, while fellow defender Clint Hill has been nursing an ankle problem but should be able to play.

Leaders Queens Park Rangers moved three points clear at the top of the table following their 3-0 win at Ipswich in midweek and Leicester's victory against second-placed Cardiff - the Foxes' first league win under former R's coach Paulo Sousa.
Those results left QPR as not only the Championship's top scorers, but the only team yet to lose a league game this season. They have the division's leading marksman in Jamie Mackie, and are enjoying their best start to a season since 1987, when they went on to finish fifth in the top flight under Jim Smith.
Neil Warnock's men have notched eight first-half goals and made a blistering start at Ipswich; a potentially ominous sign for a Leicester team that are yet to opening the scoring in a match this term, has conceded seven first-half goals - more than any other side in the second tier - and are yet to score a goal earlier than the 51st minute.
But after a slow start to the campaign under Sousa, City have shown promise in recent matches. No Championship side has had more attempts on goal this season, and in Andy King they have a player who has scored three goals in his last two matches.

• These clubs have met 50 times in the league, and 10 of those matches have ended in draws.
• Leicester did the double over QPR last season, beating them 4-0 at the Walkers Stadium.

• Fifty of Leicester's 90 goal attempts this season have been on target.
• They have won 59 corners - more than any other team in the Championship.
• Leicester are the only side yet to score first in a Championship game this term, and have conceded the opener more times than any other team in the division (five).
• A goal for Matty Fryatt would be his 50th in the league for City.

Queens Park Rangers
• QPR have conceded only two league goals this season - fewer than any other Championship team - and have have kept clean sheets in all but one of their six league matches.
• Tuesday's victory at Ipswich was their second successive 3-0 win and their third of the campaign. They also beat Barnsley 4-0.
• They have scored more penalties this term than any other side in the division (five).
• Matt Connolly is set to make his 100th league appearance, while Clint Hill is in line for his 400th league start.


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