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22 Feb

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Bolton (24) v QPR (14)

Bolton pair Gary Madine and Jay Spearing are major injury doubts with respective back and groin problems. Full-back Dean Moxey is hoping to return to contention after a dead leg.

QPR will check on the fitness of Alejandro Faurlin, who has a thigh problem. Conor Washington could earn a start after shaking off an ankle injury.

Last season: No corresponding fixture

Last five league matches: Bolton L W D W L; QPR W D D W L

Top scorers (all competitions): Gary Madine (Bolton) 6; Matt Phillips (QPR) 6

Match odds: H 7-4 A 8-5 D 11-5

Referee: Jeremy Simpson (Lancashire)

Brentford (13) v Derby (6)

Brentford will be without the suspended Yoann Barbet. Midfielder Alan McCormack is close to fitness after a calf injury.

Darren Wassall says “places are up for grabs” in his Derby team after his first game in charge ended in a home defeat to MK Dons. George Thorne has missed two games with a calf problem and remains out.

Last season: Derby 1 Brentford 1 Brentford 2 Derby 1

Last five league matches: Brentford L W D L L; Derby L L D D L

Top scorers (all competitions): Alan Judge (Brentford) 11; Chris Martin (Derby) 9

Match odds: H 8-5 A 6-4 D 11-5

Referee: Darren Drysdale (Lincolnshire)

Burnley (4) v Rotherham (22)

Lloyd Dyer will have to wait for his debut as Sean Dyche wants to give him time to bed in after joining on a free transfer this week. Dean Marney is expected to miss out once again with a calf injury.

Joe Mattock and Richard Wood are suspended for Rotherham but Andrew Shinnie returns to the squad and Jerome Thomas hopes to make his debut after signing a short-term deal.

Last season: No corresponding fixture

Last five league matches: Burnley W W D W D; Rotherham L D L L D

Top scorers (all competitions): Andre Gray (Burnley) 18; Jonson Clarke-Harris (Rotherham) 6

Match odds: H 8-15 A 11-2 D 3-1

Referee: Tim Robinson (West Sussex)

Cardiff (9) v Brighton (3)

Boss Russell Slade will consider his striking options after Cardiff drew a blank in their last two matches. Sammy Ameobi must serve a one-game ban.

Brighton will assess the fitness of on-loan Manchester United striker James Wilson, who has missed the last two matches with a groin injury. Liam Rosenior (knee) is fit and Gordon Greer (hamstring) and Gaetan Bong (thigh) are also close to returning.

Last season: Cardiff 0 Brighton 0, Brighton 1 Cardiff 1

Last five league matches: Cardiff W D W D D; Brighton W W W W D

Top scorers (all competitions): Craig Noone, Anthony Pilkington (Cardiff) 5; Tomer Hemed (Brighton) 8

Match odds: H 8-5 A 6-4 D 11-5

Referee: Darren Bond (Lancashire)

Fulham (19) v Charlton (23)

Chris Baird has rejoined Fulham on loan from Derby and is set to start. Dan Burn (hamstring) remains a doubt but Cauley Woodrow (broken metatarsal) and Lasse Christensen (hamstring) are out.

Charlton’s Igor Vetokele and Jordan Cousins face late fitness tests – Vetokele missed the Cardiff game with a hamstring injury and Cousins came off with a knock. Marco Motta, Yun Suk-Young, Alou Diarra and Patrick Bauer could be available soon but Johnnie Jackson is out.

Last season: Charlton 1 Fulham 1 Fulham 3 Charlton 0

Last five league matches: Fulham D L D W L; Charlton L D W L D

Top scorers (all competitions): Ross McCormack (Fulham) 18; Callum Harriott (Charlton) 7

Match odds: H 8-13 A 4-1 D 13-5

Referee: Kevin Friend (Leicestershire)

Huddersfield (17) v Wolves (12)

Huddersfield forward Jamie Paterson will return to contention after being ineligible at Nottingham Forest last week. Striker Ishmael Miller and winger Sean Scannell have both been sidelined since January with respective knee injuries and will not feature.

Kortney Hause is available for Wolves for the first time since October after recovering from a hamstring injury. James Henry and Mike Williamson are kept out with their own hamstring problems.

Last season: Huddersfield 1 Wolves 4, Wolves 1 Huddersfield 3

Last five league matches: Huddersfield D L L L W; Wolves L D D D L

Top scorers (all competitions): Nahki Wells (Huddersfield) 12; Joe Mason (Wolves) 8

Match odds: H 1-1 A 13-5 D 11-5

Referee: Kevin Wright (Cambridgeshire)

MK Dons (20) v Bristol City (21)

Former Robins duo Nicky Maynard and Jay Emmanuel-Thomas could lead the line for the hosts against their old team, meaning a recall for Emmanuel-Thomas. Midfielder Carl Baker (ankle) is still out while defender Matthew Upson’s Dons career continues to be blighted by a series of injuries.

City boss Lee Johnson is set to name an unchanged side after winning his first game in charge last week. On-loan midfielder Ben Gladwin could be in the squad after returning to Ashton Gate this week.

Last season: No corresponding fixture

Last five league matches: MK Dons W L D D W; Bristol City W L D W W

Top scorers (all competitions): Josh Murphy (MK Dons) 6; Jonathan Kodjia (Bristol City) 10

Match odds: H 8-5 A 6-4 D 11-5

Referee: Keith Hill (Hertfordshire)

Preston (11) v Sheff Wed (5)

Preston midfielder Ben Pearson will return after a two-match ban. Manager Simon Grayson has no new injury or suspension problems and could choose to name an unchanged starting line-up following back-to-back league wins.

Wednesday skipper Glenn Loovens (groin) and versatile midfielder Sam Hutchinson (knee) are expected to return to the squad. Head coach Carlos Carvalhal has no new injury worries.

Last season: No corresponding fixture

Last five league matches: Preston D L D W W; Sheff Wed W D D W W

Top scorers (all competitions): Daniel Johnson (Preston) 8; Fernando Forestieri (Sheff Wed) 12

Match odds: H 8-5 A 6-4 D 11-5

Referee: Keith Stroud (Hampshire)

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