Leroy Fer backs QPR to end Brighton's unbeaten start to the season

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Chris Hughton's men have not lost any of their first 20 games in the league this term.

Queens Park Rangers attacking midfielder Leroy Fer is backing his side to be the ones to finally end Brighton & Hove Albion's unbeaten start to the Championship season, Get West London reports.

Chris Hughton's men currently sit top of the table, having won 11 and drawn nine of their opening 20 games. And while Fer admits that it will be a tough test, he believes that the Hoops have what it takes to inflict the Seagulls' first defeat of the campaign.

"We have to try and be the first to beat them," he said. "They are a very strong side, but we are too.

"They are coming to Loftus Road where with the fans with us I think we can win every game."

After promotion rivals Derby County failed to beat Brighton when the pair met this past weekend, there seems to be a slightly growing belief that Hughton's side may just somehow manage to go through the entire season without tasting defeat. 

However, Rangers are enjoying a good run of form on their own currently. Saturday's draw with Burnley meant that the Loftus Road outfit have taken seven points from their last three games, and have kept themselves right in the mix for a play-off spot, despite sitting down in 13th.

And they will also have received the boost that comes from the appointment of a new manager. While Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink's first game in charge ended in the stalemate against the Clarets, he will have no problem being able to motivate his side for the challenge that awaits them on Tuesday. 

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