Charlie Austin targets Chelsea, Manchester City scalps

QPR hitman Charlie Austin hopes that his brace in the 2-0 win over Aston Villa can inspire Rangers to giant killings against Chelsea and Manchester City.

Charlie Austin believes that tonight's 2-0 win over Aston Villa can give Queens Park Rangers a timely confidence boost ahead of meetings with Chelsea and Manchester City.

Austin struck twice at Loftus Road to down the Villans and help Rangers stop the rot with a first victory since August after losing four of their last five outings.

Bigger tests lie ahead as QPR kick off November by facing both Premier League giants within a week of each other, but the striker insists that optimism is high after beating Villa.

"Scoring two in the Premier League - I'm over the moon but I couldn't do it without my team-mates," he told Sky Sports News.

"We've got two tough games coming up [away at Chelsea then home to Manchester City] but we go in to them now full of confidence."

Harry Redknapp's side face a London derby with Chelsea on Saturday, before travelling to Eastlands to take on the reigning champions seven days later.

Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring their second goal with Eduardo Vargas of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa at Loftus Road on October 27, 2014
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