QPR vs Manchester United Live Stream and Highlights
QPR vs Manchester United Preview:
Date: February 23, 2013; Time: 3:00 PM UTC;
Venue: Loftus Road Stadium — London.
The league outsider takes on the league leaders, as Red Devils will try to extend their 12-point advantage. Man Utd will hope to make longer their 14 game unbeaten run. The Rangers have not won the Red Devils since 1992 but will try to rehabilitate from their 4-1 defeat to Swansea.
QPR stands at the bottom of the EPL with just 17 points form 26 games. They have 2 wins, 11 draws and 13 loses so far this season. The Rangers still are 7 points from safety zone. Their present form from last five matches has seen 4 draws and one lost away game to Swansea last weekend. Last five home fixtures QPR have finished with 4 draws and 1 defeat. They are 48 points behind league-leaders Man United. The Loftus Road club has won just twice in the league against Chelsea and Fulham till now.
Manchester United stands at the top the EPL with 65 points from 26 matches, having 21 wins, 2 draws and 3 defeats so far this season. It gives them a 12 points advantage over second-placed Man City. So the Red Devils are big favourites to return their title. They have been in great form lately with 4 wins and 1 draw from their last 5 games in all competitions. Last five away games the Red Devils have finished with 2 wins and 3 draws. They defeated Reading 2-1 in the FA Cup last week. Man United are undefeated in 14 league games and in 16 matches in all competitions.
Harry Redknapp is still can’t count on injured Jose Bosingwa and Andrew Johnson. But the good news are that Fabio, Junior Hoilett and Julio Cesar could return after their recovery from their problems. Also, forward Loic Remy is also in contention. Bobby Zamora could also be expected.
The visitors will play without Paul Scholes, Wayne Rooney and Phil Jones. Sir Alex Ferguson otherwise will rotate his squad, so Nani and Chicharito could be expected in starting squad, after their great game against Reading. Rio Ferdinand could also play in defence.
QPR line-up: Júlio César, Fábio,C. Hill, C. Samba,A. Traoré, S. Derry, S. M’Bia, D. Hoilett, A. Taarabt, S. Wright-Phillips, J. Mackie.
Last three matches:
Swansea 4 – QPR 1;
QPR 0 – Norwich City 0;
QPR 0 – Manchester City FC 0.
Manchester United line-up: De Gea, Rafael, C. Smalling, N. Vidić, P. Evra, A. Valencia, M. Carrick, T. Cleverley, A. Young, D. Welbeck, R. van Persie.
Last three matches:
Man Utd. 2 – Reading 1;
Real Madrid CF 1 – Man Utd. 1;
Man Utd. 2 – Everton 0.