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FA Cup team news: QPR v Rovers

7 January 2017

Team news from Loftus Road as Rovers take on Queens Park Rangers in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup.

Rovers have made four changes from the side that defeated Newcastle United last time out.

Returning to the starting eleven are Ben Marshall, Sam Gallagher, David Raya and Elliott Bennett.

Marshall has recovered from the groin strain that kept him out over the Christmas and New Year period, whilst striker Gallagher has received permission to play in the FA Cup from parent club Southampton and will start up front alongside Danny Graham.

David Raya gets the nod in goal, whilst Elliott Bennett replaces the injured Craig Conway.

The hosts make five changes from the side that defeated Ipswich last time out as Matthew Ingram, Nedum Onuoha, Ben Gladwin, Massimo Luongo and Ebere Eze all start.

QPR: Ingram, Bidwell, Hall, Onuoha (c), Lynch, Gladwin, Mackie, Wszolek, Luongo, Perch, Eze.

Subs: Lumley (GK), Cousins, El Khayati, Ngbakoto, Shodipo, Hamalainen, Manning.

ROVERS: Raya, Marshall, Greer, Mulgrew, Williams, Feeney, Akpan, Lowe (c), Bennett, Gallagher, Graham.

Subs: Steele (GK), Stokes, Nyambe, Tomlinson, Mahoney, Brown, Travis.

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