Bristol City v Queens Park Rangers: TV, streaming and radio details plus team news and kick-off time
Everything you need to know ahead of the EFL Championship match between Bristol City and Queens Park Rangers
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The international break is over and now both teams enter a busy period with 12 games in eight weeks for Nigel Pearson’s side.
Both teams have had positive starts to the season and the men from West London are ahead of the Robins by three places but only a point separates the two.
Here’s everything you need to know about tomorrow’s fixture.
When is Bristol City v Queens Park Rangers?
The Championship clash between Bristol City and QPR takes place on Saturday, October 1. Kick-off at Ashton Gate is at 3.00 pm.
Is Bristol City v QPR on TV or being streamed on iFollow?
Matches that are played between 2.45 pm and 5.00 pm are not allowed to be streamed because of broadcasting rules in the UK.
How else can I follow the game?
BBC Radio Bristol will be providing match commentary on certain frequencies, whilst an audio pass is also available from Robins TV.
BristolWorld will be at the match to provide news on team selection, as well as player ratings and other talking points. We’ll also be in the conferences to capture the reaction of Nige, a player and the opposition boss Michael Beale.
What’s the latest team news?
Reports from BristolLive say that both Matty James and Timm Klose are set to miss this weekend’s match because of injury.
They say that James has a groin issue, whilst Klose has a knee problem which is something which has affected him so far this season.
It is in addition to Tomas Kalas, who remains sidelined as he slowly recovers from an injury sustained last season.
There had been doubts about Andi Weimann after suffering an injury for Austria on international duty but Pearson says he has ‘trained well’ and is to be a part of the squad.
French goalkeeper Stefan Bajic has made several appearances for the Under-21’s and could be named as a substitute but is in competition with Max O’Leary for that spot.
As for the visitors, Albert Adomah could make a return to the ground he played at for three seasons. Adomah was a popular figure for the Robins, making 136 appearances in thee years at the Gate, scoring 17 goals.
Centre-back Rob Dickie will miss the match against City as per a report from West London Sport, as he recovers from an ankle injury. Jake Clarke-Salter, once of Bristol Rovers is pushing hard and could be amongst the substitutes, as well as Luke Amos. Sinclair Armstrong, a young striker is absent as he picked up an injury.
There could be a new signing before the match with Elijah Dixon-Bonner, once of Premier League giants Liverpool, set to sign after impressing on trial.
Their top goal scorer this season is Chris Willock with five goals in seven matches.
What is the history of this fixture?
It’s closely fought between the two clubs, who will meet for the 96th time this Saturday. QPR have won 36 times to City’s 34, whilst there have also been 25 draws. It was a win apiece last season with Nahki Wells scoring late at Loftus Road, but a Yoann Barbet goal in stoppage time defeated City at the Gate.