The R’s will hope home field somehow gives them an edge against a Robin van Persie-less Manchester United on Saturday morning (Watch live on NBCSN at 10am ET or online via Live Extra).
It’s a short-term ankle injury for RVP, who does not make the 18 for United.
Meanwhile Nedum Onuoha returns to the starting lineup for Harry Redknapp’s QPR, with on-loan Mauro Zarate joining the bench.
QPR: Green; Isla, Dunne, Onuoha, Hill; Vargas, Barton, Henry, Fer; Austin, Zamora
Subs: McCarthy, Caulker, Ferdinand, Kranjcar, Hoilett, Taarabt, Zarate
Manchester United: De Gea; Jones, Smalling, Rojo, Valencia, Carrick, Mata, Blind, Rooney, Di Maria, Falcao
Subs: Valdes, Evans, McNair, Januzaj, Herrera, Fellaini, Wilson