Home
Prediction League
Fixtures
Results
News
Features
Premier League
EPL Home
Latest
Clubs
Stadiums
Friends
Blogs
Football League
World Cup 2014
Europe
Euro Football Home
Latest
Russian Premier
Bundesliga
Ligue 1
La Liga
Football Italiano
International
International Home
Latest
World Cup 2010
Euro 2012 Stadiums
Euro 2012
Denmark 2011
AFCON 2013
Betting
About Us
Advertising
Write for us
Privacy
Recruitment
newswriter
Twitter
Contact Us
 
 

Tottenham v QPR - Match preview and team news


Bookmark and Share

By Adam Mazrani

Sunday 23 September 2012

Tottenham may have finally got their first win under Andre Villas-Boas against Reading last week but following Thursday’s 0-0 draw at White Hart Lane with Lazio in the Europa League, Villas-Boas remains in search of his first home win as Spurs manager. He may have an ideal opportunity to end that record on Sunday against local rivals QPR, where manager Mark Hughes has failed to obtain an away win since he took over at Loftus Road in January.



Villas-Boas is expected to recall veteran Brad Friedel in place of France international Hugo Lloris, who made his club debut and kept a clean sheet against Lazio. Elsewhere, Emmanuel Adebayor is set to undergo a fitness test after missing Spurs’ Europa League clash with a hamstring problem. Benoit Assou-Ekotto (knee) remains absent meaning Kyle Naughton, if he overcomes a fitness test, will continue to deputise. Younes Kaboul (knee) and Scott Parker (achilles) remain out.


QPR were hit by the news this week that striker Andy Johnson is set to miss the majority of the season after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury making a routine challenge during last weekend’s 0-0 draw with Chelsea, leaving Mark Hughes with to choose between Jamie Mackie and Djbrill Cisse as Johnson’s replacement.


Elsewhere, Hughes has defensive problems with Anton Ferdinand and on-loan Fabio both set to miss out with hamstring problems while potential replacement Stephane M’Bia is doubtful.


QPR have started the season relatively poorly after a raft of summer arrivals and will be looking to move out of the relegation zone with a positive performance at White Hart Lane.




Related Articles


» 

Sturridge closing in on Liverpool return

» 

Winners and Losers: Mourinho rewarded for faith in Costa and Fabregas

» 

The Top 5 Earners in Football

» 

Adebayor calls on Tottenham to be more ruthless

» 

Hull vs West Ham - Premier League preview and team news

» 

Get your Premier League tickets with World Ticket Shop

» 

US investment group ‘assessing’ Tottenham takeover bid

 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 

Name

Email Address *

Comments


Please enter code on left.


Terms & Conditions

* A valid email is required to submit a comment. Your email will not be displayed on this or any other website, nor will it be passed to any 3rd parties. For more information please see the terms and conditions.



0 Comments


No Comments have been posted yet


 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 

Premier League Football News


ArsenalAston VillaChelseaEvertonFulhamLiverpoolManchester CityManchester UtdNewcastle UtdNorwich City
ReadingQueens Park RangersSouthamptonStoke CitySunderlandSwansea CityTottenham HotspurWest Bromwich AlbionWest HamWigan Athletic

 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
  
 

 
 
 
 

Kick Football News