Leeds United v QPR: The lowdown on the Rs injuries, form, stats and formation

Leeds United's Kemar Roofe bagged a hat-trick against QPR last season.
Leeds United's Kemar Roofe bagged a hat-trick against QPR last season.
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Leeds United host Queens Park Rangers on Saturday afternoon in the Championship at Elland Road - but what are the key things you need to know about the visitors?

Let's take a closer look...

What injuries do QPR have?

The only injury concern for Steve McClaren ahead of Saturday's visit to Elland Road is long-term absentee Grant Hall. The central defender missed out on the second half of the 2017/18 season after struggling with tendinitis in his knee during the opening months of the campaign.

The 27-year-old though could be included in the Rs squad this coming weekend as he faces a late fitness test ahead of what is potentially his long-awaited return to Championship action.

What is QPR's current form?

Current form: LWDDL

The Hoops enter the fixture against Marcelo Bielsa's men without a win since mid-November which came in the form of a 3-2 victory over neighbours Brentford.

Nigel Adkins' Hull City defeated QPR by the same scoreline last time out before two 2-2 draw with Rotherham United and Stoke City preceded that loss.

Steve McClaren's men sit 11th in the Championship table having endured a mixed campaign so far picking up twelve points on their travels so far this season.

What formation do QPR play?

Favoured formation: 4-2-3-1

Steve McClaren has opted for the 4-2-3-1 formation on eight occasions this season, while he has deployed 4-4-1-1 six times, 4-4-2 five times and 4-3-3 just once.

Last time out against Hull City the Rs lined up in their favoured formation with Nahki Wells leading the line. McClaren's men are expected to do the same once again this weekend which could see Marcelo Bielsa revert to a 4-1-4-1 formation having opted for a 3-3-1-3 against Sheffield United last time out.

What are QPR's key stats this season...

Games played: 20

Goals scored: 24

Goals conceded: 29

Yellow cards: 34

Red cards: 0

Shots per game (avg): 13.2

Possession (avg): 46.5

Top goalscorer: Luke Freeman (4)

Top assists: Eberechi Eze (3)

Away form - W3 D3 L4

Things to look out for...

Marcelo Bielsa side are look to win three consecutive games against QPR for the first time in the club's history.

QPR have won just one game in their last eight visits to Elland Road.

Kemar Roofe scored four goals against QPR last season, including a hat-trick in the reverse fixture at Loftus Road.