Team News: Andrew Johnson and Charlie Austin in for Queens Park Rangers

Charlie Austin of QPR scores the first goal of Bournemouth during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Bournemouth on December 3, 2013
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Charlie Austin and Andrew Johnson start for Queens Park Rangers against Blackburn Rovers this afternoon.

Queens Park Rangers have named Andrew Johnson and Charlie Austin up front for today's visit of Blackburn Rovers at Loftus Road.

Harry Redknapp has named the pair in the striker roles while Tom Carroll and Joey Barton are handed starts in midfield.

Jordan Rhodes starts for Rovers, as they look to bounce back from losing 3-1 to Ipswich Town in midweek.

DJ Campbell has to settle for a place on the substitutes' bench.

QPR: Green; Simpson, Hill, Dunne, Assou-Ekotto, Phillips, Barton, Carroll, Hoilett, Austin, Johnson

Blackburn: Eastwood; Spurr, Hanley, Lowe, Rhodes, Marshall, Dann, Williamson, Taylor, Henley, Cairney.

Tom Carroll of England attacks during the 2015 UEFA European U21 Championships Qualifier between England U21 and Moldova U21 at The Madejski Stadium on September 05, 2013
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