A 3-2 victory over Liverpool last season was the turning point for QPR in survival battle.They fought back from two goals down to score three in the final 15 minutes. Harry Redknapp will be looking for his second victory as QPR manager. For this match Harry Redknapp will be without strikers Andy Johnson and Bobby Zamora. Captain Park Ji Sung will be out due to knee injury.Goalkeeper Julio Cesar, full-back Nedum Onuoha and defender Ryan Nelsen are also doubts for this game.
Djibril Cisse will be the loan striker up front. Jamie Mackie, Taarabt and Shaun Wright Phillips will offer support to Cisse.Stephane Mbia and Alejandro Faurlin will be the holding midfielders.Fabio, Anton Ferdinand, Clint Hill and Armand Traore will be the defense for Harry Redknapp. Rob Green will be the goal keeper. For QPR Adel Taarabt has transformed into a different player.Slotted behind the striker he responded with two goals that gave QPR's first victory of the season.He will be the player to watch for QPR.
Liverpool could ease past QPR or produce another poor display as they did against Stoke. Such has been their season with inconsistent performance wriiten all over it.Brendan Rodgers would need a run of wins to restore faith in his philosphy at Liverpool. For Liverpool Luis Suarez could be a doubt with an ankle injury in recent weeks. A fit Luis Suarez would pose a challenge for QPR defense. Raheem Sterling, Jonjo Shelvey, Steven Gerrard will be the midfield attacking options.
Lucas and Joe Allen will be the holding midfield options for Reds. Stewart Downing could play some part in this match after inspiring displays in recent fixtures. Glen Johnson, Martin Skrtel, Daniel Agger and Enrique will form the defense for Brendan Rodgers. Pepe Reina will be the goal keeper for Liverpool. This match could go either way with both sides capable of playing attractive football. Liverpool would be looking for back to back wins while the hosts QPR will look for their second victory of the season.An exciting match to finish 2012.
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