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The second round of EFL Cup starts this week and Queens Park Rangers will be welcome Oxford United to Loftus Road on Tuesday to continue their unbeaten start to the season.
However, the Yellows want to return to winning ways immediately after losing to Bolton Wanderers in their last game.
Prediction for this match
QPR has had a brilliant start to the season so far, winning two games and pulling another pair in the league, which they currently see fifth in the championship.
The Hoops have scored 10 goals in their first five games in all competitions, with center-back Robert Dickie has already scored three goals, including one in the EFL Cup.
Mark WarburtonThe team has already improved compared to last season as they were eliminated in the first round after losing to Plymouth Argyle.
However, QPR will try to move further this time around and a game against League One opponents could be just what they need for that.
Warburton immediately changed his team at halftime against Barnsley after trailing 2-0 at break and the ramifications were clear as the QPR boss felt like he’d seen his men more relaxed in the second half.
When it comes to the EFL Cup, both teams took penalty shoot-outs in the first round of the competition to get into this game, with QPR defeating Leyton Orient and Oxford Burton Albion.
The Yellows go into play after a 2-1 defeat, though Matt Taylor had put his team in the lead early in the 11th minute, Oxford could not keep the result.
Despite the recent loss Karl RobinsonThe squad started the new season solidly with two wins and one draw and has only lost once.
They aim to have an immediate response to that defeat, but goals have been a problem for the team as they have only scored more than one goal once this season which means defense could be crucial.
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Osman Kakay got the chance to play against Barnsley because Moses Odubajo suspended and the cup game could give the right full-back a chance to play back-to-back games.
Experienced striker Charlie Austin started and scored in QPR’s final game after fully recovering from a knee injury, which should also see him continue to lead the line for Warburton’s team.
Sam McCallum has now recovered from an illness and could make his debut for the club on Tuesday but QPR will be without it Jordy de Wijs who had to be substituted for Barnsley because of an ankle problem.
James Henry Oxford United is unlikely to play after a hamstring injury which Robinson is likely to be wary of given his history of the issue.
Ryan Williams is another player who is unavailable due to a groin issue while Billy Bodin has concerns about his knee and Sam Long lies on the shelf even with a calf injury.
There is good news for the club since then Anthony Forde and Elliott Moore could come back on the weekend and Nathan Holland was able to make a cameo as he begins his journey back into fitness.
Queens Park Rangers possible starting line-up:
Dieng; Dickie, McCallum, Barbet; Thomas, Johansen, Dozzell, Kaykay; Chair, Willock, Austin
Oxford United possible starting line-up:
Stevens; Forde, McNally, Thorniley, Seddon; Sykes, Rodriguez, Brannagan; Winnall, Whyte, Taylor
Probability: Queens Park Rangers 2-0 Oxford United
The Queens Park Rangers are working at a great level so far this season and will prove to be very difficult to stop Oxford United in this cup game.
With a seasoned squad firing from all cylinders, it’s likely Warburton’s squad is in the hat for the next round.
Best betting tip for this match
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