FM Preview: Queens Park Rangers v Stoke City 06 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 5th May 2012
The game between Queens Park Rangers and Stoke City in the Premier League on 6th May 2012 at 14:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Queens Park Rangers v Stoke City fixture
Stoke City travel to take on Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Potters will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 9 and win only 2 of the 15 games.
The last time the two teams met at Queens Park Rangers was just over four years ago, in March 2008, with Queens Park Rangers running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 19 Nov||Stoke City||2 - 3||Q.P.R.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sun 02 Mar||Q.P.R.||3-0||Stoke City||Championship|
|2007/2008||Tue 27 Nov||Stoke City||3 - 1||Q.P.R.||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sun 06 May||Q.P.R.||1 - 1||Stoke City||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Stoke City||1 - 0||Q.P.R.||Championship|
|2005/2006||Wed 29 Mar||Q.P.R.||1 - 2||Stoke City||Championship|
|2005/2006||Sat 03 Dec||Stoke City||1 - 2||Q.P.R.||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Queens Park Rangers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Rangers in those games, with 5 conceded.
In complete contrast to Queens Park Rangers, Stoke City are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Potters have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Queens Park Rangers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 34 points from 36 matches.
Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 44 points from their 36 games played so far,
Current overall team form
|Queens Park Rangers||6||3||0||3||7||10||9|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rangers, as the Potters have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Queens Park Rangers||Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Stoke City||Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
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