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QPR v Arsenal – Likely line-ups, stats, prediction and more

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Alexis SanchezHere is an in-depth look at tomorrow’s Premier League clash between QPR and Arsenal:

PREVIOUS MEETING:

26/12/14 (Premier League)

Arsenal 2-1 QPR (Alexis 37, Rosicky 65 – Austin 79)

Alexis Sanchez scored one and set up the other to claim Arsenal all three points, all this before a missed penalty.

The Chilean forward got on the end of a Kieran Gibs cross in the 37th minute, and set up Tomas Rosicky’s goal after some quick feet.

Olivier Giroud saw red and Arsenal were made to sweat after Charlie Austin slotted him from the penalty spot, but the Gunners held on and moved back to sixth place.

ARSENAL STARTING XI: Szczesny, Debuchy, Mertesacker, Monreal, Gibbs, Flamini, Cazorla, Rosicky (Chambers 83), Welbeck (Coquelin 87), Alexis, Giroud.

QPR STARTING XI: Green, Isla, Traore (Hoilett 62), Onuoha, Caulker, Ferdinand, Vargas, Henry (Fer 62), Kranjcar, Mutch (Zamora 71), Austin

ATTENDANCE: 59,947

MATCH FACTS AND STATS (Courtesy of OPTA):

1. QPR have won one of the last seven Premier League matches against Arsenal (W1 D1 L5).

2. Arsenal have only won one of their six League visits to Loftus Road (W1 D3 L2) and have scored 13 goals in 13 Premier League matches against QPR home and away.

3. Theo Walcott has scored Arsenal’s only goal of the match in both of his two previous Premier League appearances at Loftus Road.

4. Arsenal have not won back-to-back Premier League away matches this season and each of their previous five away victories have been followed by defeat on their next road trip.

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