Predicted QPR line-up to face Brentford: Hemed to be assessed

Tomer Hemed of Israel during the International Friendly between Northern Ireland and Israel at Windsor Park on September 11, 2018 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

The Israeli forward is Queens Park Rangers' only doubt ahead of Saturday's game against the Bees.

25th August 2018, Loftus Road, London, England; EFL Championship football, Queens Park Rangers versus Wigan Athletic; Tomer Hemed of Queens Park Rangers scores his sides 1st goal in the...

Queens Park Rangers will be looking to return to winning ways this weekend when they host Brentford at Loftus Road.

The first west London derby of the season will provide the perfect tonic for Rangers, after slipping to their first defeat in five at Blackburn Rovers last weekend. 


Tomer Hemed is the only doubt as the striker missed the defeat at Ewood Park with a groin complaint, something that will need to be assessed by the R's medical team on Friday. 

QPR have been given the green light to include Geoff Cameron after he also missed the Rovers defeat with a hamstring injury. The USA international has trained all week and is set to resume his role in the starting XI. 

Geoff Cameron of QPR is closed down by John McGinn of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa at Loftus Road on October 26, 2018 in...

For boss Steve McClaren, the rest of the starting line-up essentially picks itself, with the ever-reliable back five of Joe Lumley, Jack Bidwell, Angel Rangel, Toni Leistner and Joel Lynch all set to start. 

In midfield, Massimo Luongo will partner Cameron in their defensive roles, with Pawel Wszolek, Eberechi Eze and Luke Freeman all given the license to attack and support the lone striker, which is expected to be Nahki Wells if Hemed isn't fit. 

Tomer Hemed (l) of Queens Park Rangers celebrates after scoring their first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Wigan Athletic at Loftus Road on...

The R's have typically struggled against the Bee's in recent seasons and, although McClaren's men are currently above their rivals, a victory on Saturday will provide a much needed boost for the remainder of the season. 

Here is a look at QPR's predicted line-up to face Brentford: 

QPR v Brentford





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