Barnsley v Queens Park Rangers

16 Aug

Paul Heckingbottom

Paul Heckingbottom has only lost five of his 24 matches in charge of Barnsley

BBC coverage

How to follow:
BBC local radio; live text commentary on the BBC Sport website

Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom has no new injury or suspension worries following Saturday’s 2-0 home win against Derby.

Striker Sam Winnall remains sidelined with a hamstring injury.

QPR defender Joel Lynch (abdomen) is out while midfielder Ben Gladwin is due to undergo a scan after sustaining an ankle injury in the 2-0 win at Cardiff.

Summer signing Ariel Borysiuk and forward Jamie Mackie are both sidelined with ankle problems.

Match facts

  • The Tykes have lost their last three home games against QPR, last winning 2-1 in February 2009 thanks to goals from Daniel Bogdanovic and Anderson de Silva.
  • Rangers have won their last six games against Barnsley, scoring 16 goals.
  • Conor Hourihane has provided an assist in each of Barnsley’s two league games this season.
  • QPR have won their opening two league games – they have not won their opening three since 2010-11, which ultimately saw them win promotion from the Championship.


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