QPR boss sends Leeds United 'all-in' warning ahead of critical Championship clash

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Leeds United travel to QPR on Friday night, just a few days after Monday night’s outing at Middlesbrough

QPR boss Marti Cifuentes expects to see his side go 'all-in' in order to secure survival against Leeds United on Friday night. The West London outfit took a huge step towards sealing a place in next season's Championship on Saturday, as they saw off Preston North End 1-0 at Loftus Road.

That win was enough to take QPR up to 18th in the Championship table, but Sheffield Wednesday's win over Blackburn Rovers on Sunday afternoon means they remain just four points above the drop zone. As such, while relegation looks unlikely for QPR at this point, they know one more win would be enough to make sure of their second tier status for another season.

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The Rs have struggled on home soil all season with their win over Preston being just their sixth in front of their own supporters. Cifuentes wants his side to build on Saturday's result, though, by seeing off Leeds and getting over the survival line in their last home outing of the campaign.

“Right now it looks like a big step forward," Cifuentes said about the club's chances of survival on Saturday night. “But whatever happens in the next games, I think the kind of mindset – the winning culture we need in this club – means that we are going to try to keep winning until the end of the season.

“My mindset is that of course today we took a big step forward in the right direction but until the job is done it’s not done, so we need to make sure that we go into the last two games all-in.

“I’m going to sleep pretty well, that’s for sure. But until the job is done it’s not done. I’m very happy for the guys. It was a difficult game with a lot of pressure and we responded. We had to win this game. The focus was excellent and I’m very proud of the guys.”

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