Birmingham (7th in the Championship) take on QPR (19th in the Championship) on Friday, 22nd of September, at St. Andrew’s, at 20:00 (BST).
The last time these two sides faced, Birmingham managed to beat QPR 1-0 at Loftus Road. The only goal of the game was scored by Tahith Chong in the 3rd minute.
Birmingham lost their last Championship game, losing 2-1 to Preston. A goal to take the lead from Jay Stansfield for Birmingham wasn’t enough, as Preston got an own goal through Krystian Bielik and a goal from Milutin Osmajic to secure the win and three points for Preston.
QPR drew in their last Championship game, 1-1 with Swansea at Loftus Road. A goal from Josh Ginnelly for Swansea in the 7th minute, before a late equaliser from Lyndon Dykes for QPR in the 92nd minute. Swansea also had a man sent off in the 98th minute, with Oli Cooper receiving his marching orders.
How to watch Birmingham vs QPR
- Date: Friday, September 22nd, 2023
- Kickoff: 20:00 PM (BST)
- TV Network: Sky Sports
- Venue: St. Andrew’s
Birmingham will be boosted with the returns of Ethan Laird, Siriki Dembele and Tyler Roberts. However they remain without Alfie Chang who is out with a knee injury.
QPR will be without Jack Colback who is still serving a suspension after his red card, Jimmy Dunne is also unavailable through injury for QPR.
Birmingham: Ruddy, Longelo, Long, Sanderson, Drameh, Bielik, Sunjic, Anderson, Miyoshi, Burke, Stansfield.
QPR: Begovic, Fox, Cook, Kaykay, Paal, Field, Dozzell, Smyth, Chair, Dykes, Willock.