QPR – Leeds (Pick, Prediction, Preview)

QPR	–	Leeds  (Pick, Prediction, Preview) Preview



Queens Park Rangers and Leeds United meet at Loftus Road Stadium in a match of the 21st round of the Championship. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins and 1 draw in the last 3 games. In fact, the last time they played at this stadium was on 08-08-2016, in a Championship match that ended with Queens Park Rangers winning 3-0. The goals of the match were scored by N. Onuoha (4 ‘), T. Chery (73’) and S. Polter (90 ‘) for Queens Park Rangers. Although this is a game between 18th and 8th overall, it is actually a game between the 8th in home games and the 7th as a visitor.
Queens Park Rangers review
After 5 wins, 7 draws and 8 losses, the home team is in 18th place, having won 22 points. In the last match, he lost to Preston North End by (1-0), after having drawn at home in a game against Brentford (2-2). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they won 18 points, against only 4 in their games as a visitor. For the championship, Queens Park Rangers had 18 points out of 30, after 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in their last 10 games at their stadium. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In his home games there is a tendency towards goals, since 7 of his last 10 games by the competition finished with More of 2.5 goals. In 20 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 10 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 2 periods in the last 10 home games in this competition: he scored 6 of his 15 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘); suffered 4 of his 11 goals in minutes (31’-45 ‘).

The Queens Park Rangers team comes to this round with a 1-0 defeat away from home to Preston, adding up the fifth game without winning the championship. It is important to note that the home team has not won in their field for five consecutive games. Usually coach Ian Holloway keeps the team at 4-2-3-1 with the most advanced position being taken by Washington. But the great highlight of the home team is English Matt Smith with 5 goals and 2 assists. For this game the manager of the house does not have Alex Baptiste and Mackie, suspended, besides Onuoha, Hall and Perch, these injured.
Leeds United Analysis
The visiting team is currently in 8th place with 30 points, after 9 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, he won away to Barnsley by (0-2). In the last match, they tied at home to Aston Villa for (1-1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it achieves practically the same points at home and away, with 15 goals scored and 9 goals conceded at home, against 15 goals scored and 16 suffered as a visitor. In the last 10 away games, Leeds United have 5 wins and 5 defeats, having won 15 points out of 30. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away games there is a tendency to have goals, since 9 of their last 10 games by the competition finished with More than 1.5 goals. In 20 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to turn the score.

The Leeds United team arrives for this game with a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa, adding the second consecutive game without winning the championship: Jansson made the only goal of the team. In this match coach Thomas Christiansen should adopt a strategy very similar to the last game, namely the 4-2-3-1, privileging the defensive organization and the counterattacks. It is important to remember that the offensive Lasogga is one of the scorers of the team with 5 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on Dallas, Jansson and O’Kane, all injured.


Leeds – Win @ 2.60

Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80

Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90