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Match Preview: QPR v Bristol Rovers

27 August 2018

All the pre-match content heading into Tuesday's Carabao Cup encounter at Loftus Road.

Manager's View: Darrell spoke to the press ahead of Tuesday's encounter and offered his thoughts heading into the tie.


Preview: Darrell on QPR

Player's View: Tony Craig was on press duties and recalled past experiences of playing at Loftus Road.


Preview: Tony Craig on QPR

Opposition View: Steve McClaren's side picked up their first league victory of the season on Saturday, defeating Wigan 1-0 at Loftus Road, with Tomer Hemed grabbing the only goal the game. The victory saw QPR climb to 22nd in the Championship table - with one win and four defeats from their opening run of league fixtures. To progress to this stage of the competition, QPR defeated Peterborough United 2-0 in the first round at Loftus Road.

Tickets: Advance tickets are no longer available from the Mem, but there will be an allocation of tickets available for supporters to pay on the evening at Loftus Road. On the day prices are listed below;

Adult £15
Seniors (over 60) £5
Young Adult (18-21) £5
Under 18 £3

Pathway to the Second Round: Just under a fortnight ago, Rovers defeated Crawley Town 2-1 at the Mem to book their place in this stage of the competition. Watch back on highlights from that victory below.


Match Action: Bristol Rovers 2-1 Crawley Town

Betting: EFL sponsors Sky Bet price Rovers at 10/3 to win Tuesday's tie, while the market for both teams to score and a victory for Darrell Clarke's men can be backed at 7/1. To bet with Sky Bet, click HERE.

Following the game: Due to broadcasting regulations, international subscribers to iFollow will not be able to watch a live stream of the action on Tuesday evening. Both domestic and international subscribers will be able to listen to live commentary of the game, with extended highlights and full-match replays available in the days after the tie. To subscribe to iFollow, click HERE.

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