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Queens Park Rangers: Ian Holloway to rotate squad for Carabao Cup clash with Brentford

PUBLISHED: 16:00 22 August 2017

Queens Park Rangers manager Ian Holloway (pic: Steve Paston/PA)

Queens Park Rangers manager Ian Holloway (pic: Steve Paston/PA)

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Queens Park Rangers boss Ian Holloway is set to rotate his squad for their Carabao Cup second round clash with west London rivals Brentford on Tuesday.

With a trip to early Sky Bet Championship leaders Cardiff City to come this weekend, Holloway will take the chance to give minutes to players who have not featured much in the early part of the season.

Matt Ingram is expected to replace Alex Smithies in goal, like he did for the win over Northampton Town in the previous round.

Defenders Darnell Furlong, Jack Robinson and Steven Caulker could also all come into the side having also played against the Cobblers earlier this month.

Ryan Manning and Ariel Borysiuk may be handed a chance to impress in midfield, having both been unused substitutes in the win over Hull City on Saturday.

Matt Smith and Idrissa Sylla both came off the bench to score in that game, so could be in from the off against Brentford.

Joel Lynch, Grant Hall and Jordan Cousins are all long-term absentees, while Kazenga LuaLua is set to miss the match following the death of his father last Friday. James Perch and Josh Scowen are also injury doubts.

Probable XI: Ingram; Onuoha, Caulker, Baptiste; Furlong, Manning, Borysiuk, Luongo, Robinson; Smith, Sylla.

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