Predicted QPR and Manchester City line-ups: Vargas and Dzeko to start

Match to be played between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester City on Saturday 8th November 2014 at 17:30. Venue: Loftus Road Stadium, London.

Queens Park Rangers welcome Manchester City to Loftus Road on Saturday with Manuel Pellegrini’s men fresh off the back of their derby triumph and Harry Redknapp’s side looking to get back to winning ways after losing to Chelsea last time out.

City are currently third in the Premier League, six points behind Jose Mourinho’s league leaders while QPR are 19th, two points clear of safety going into the weekend.

QPR injury concerns: Nedum Onuoha, Jordon Mutch and Joey Barton are all looking to recover from hamstring injuries.

QPR absences: Rio Ferdinand is suspended until November 29 while Alejandro Faurlin is a long-term absentee.

Manchester City injury concerns: Pellegrini has no fresh injury concerns at this time.

Manchester City absences: David Silva’s knee injury means he is out of action until late-November while Aleksandar Kolarov’s calf injury means he will be unavailable until December.

Predicted starting line-ups:

QPR – Green, Isla, Dunne, Caulker, Yun Suk-young, Fer, Sandro, Hoilett, Henry, Vargas, Austin

Manchester City – Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Clichy, Toure, Fernando, Milner, Navas, Aguero, Dzeko

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