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MATCHDAY LIVE: Blackburn Rovers v QPR
Updated 12:35am Wednesday 9th April 2014 in News
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- WELCOME to Ewood Park for tonight's Championship clash between Blackburn Rovers and QPR. Keep up to speed with the score with our matchday live blog.
David Dunn replaces Jordan Rhodes
Will Keane hits post for QPR after long spell of Rovers domination.
Left-back's shot beat Rob Green at his near post.
Tommy Spurr with the goal, Rob Green should do a lot, lot better
GOAL! 2-0 to Rovers
GOAL 2-0 Rovers. Tommy Spurr. 49 mins.
Under way again.
Reading losing means Rovers will be four points off play-offs in 11th if results stay same
HALF-TIME 1-0 Rovers.
Rovers 1 QPR 0
Michael Keane also goes close from another Rovers corner
Rovers force a few corners and Rudy Gestede heads wide
Yossi Benayoun tries his luck for the visitors but his effort goes over the top
Even better save from Paul Robinson to deny Ravel Morrison volley.
Close range save from Rob Green to deny Jordan Rhodes after Rudy Gestede flicked the ball on.
Jordan Rhodes has been down injured but it looks as if he will be able to continue
QPR defender Danny Simpson into the book.
First booking of the night goes to QPR's Danny Simpson for lunge on Craig Conway.
Ravel Morrison has fired over the bar as QPR look for a way back into the game
Former Burnley striker Charlie Austin among the subs for QPR tonight
Gestede found the net with a smart right footed finish. That's his second goal in four days having netted in the weekend win over Ipswich
Great finish Rudy Gestede from 25 yards, low and hard into the corner.
1-0 Rovers! Rudy Gestede opens the scoring for Rovers!
GOAL 1-0 Rovers. Rudy Gestede. 9 mins.
Just under five minutes to kick off.
The teams in full are...
Rovers: Robinson, Keane, Hanley, Kilgallon, Spurr, Cairney, Lowe, Williamson, Conway, Gestede, Rhodes. Subs: Eastwood, King, Dunn, Varney, Taylor, Etuhu, Feeney.
QPR: Green, Simpson, Dunne, Young, Assou-Ekotto, Hoilett, Henry, Benayoun, Carroll, Morrison, Keane. Subs: Murphy, Austin, Yun, Zamora, O'Neil, Donaldson, Maiga.
Hoops boss Redknapp has made four changes in total with Luke Young, Karl Henry and Yossi Benayoun earning recalls alongside Will Keane.
QPR’s starting line-up includes former Rovers winger Junior Hoilett, for whom it is his is first return to Ewood Park.
BLackburn Rovers have made one enforced change for tonight’s Championship clash at home to QPR.
Midfielder Corry Evans has not recovered from the groin injury he sustained in Saturday’s 2-0 home win over
Ipswich Town and so has been replaced in the starting line-up by the fit-again Jason Lowe.
Lowe has missed the last five matches with the ankle injury he picked up in the 4-2 victory at Huddersfield Town.
Rovers right-back Michael Keane will line up against his twin brother Will Keane after the latter was brought back into the QPR team by Harry Redknapp.
The 21-year-olds are both on loan from Manchester United.
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