Mar 16, 2013 at 3pm UK at ​Villa Park
Aston Villa
3-2
QPRQueens Park Rangers
Agbonlahor (45'), Weimann (59'), Benteke (81')
Sylla (31'), Bannan (42'), Weimann (45')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Jenas (23'), Townsend (73')
M'Bia (13'), Hoilett (88')

Preview: Aston Villa vs. Queens Park Rangers

Aston Villa forward Gabriel Agbonlahor celebrates scoring his side's second goal against Reading on March 9, 2013
© PA Photos
Aston Villa take on Queens Park Rangers on Saturday with both sides battling against the drop.

Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers clash at Villa Park on Saturday in a huge battle at the bottom of the Premier League.

Villa have taken six points from their last 12 in the league and last time out beat fellow strugglers Reading away from home 2-1.

QPR have suddenly hit a patch of good form and have won their last two in the league, last weekend defeating Sunderland 3-1.

Villa have a number of long-term injuries including Darren Bent and Marc Albrighton, while Fabian Delph remains suspended with Karim El Ahmadi unlikely to return to fitness in time.

Harry Redknapp could welcome back Adel Taarabt, but he is a doubt, while Armand Traore is likely to return but might not start.

Recent form

Villa: LDWLLW

QPR: DDLLWW

Possible starting lineups

Villa: Guzan; Lowton, Clark, Vlaar, Baker; Weimann, Bannan, Westwood, Sylla, Agbonlahor; Benteke

QPR: Green; Bosingwa, Samba, Hill, Fabio; Hoilett, Park, Mbia, Townsend; Zamora, Remy

Sports Mole says: 1-1

QPR's Jermaine Jenas celebrates after scoring his side's third goal against Sunderland on March 9, 2013
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