Watford v QPR preview

Queens Park Rangers look set to be without leading scorer Charlie Austin when they head to Watford on Sunday.

Austin missed the 2-0 Boxing Day defeat at Nottingham Forest with a hamstring problem and remains a major doubt.

Bobby Zamora started his first match since September following a knee injury in Austin's absence and lasted the first half, with Andy Johnson leading the line after the break, but neither looked like finding the net to leave boss Harry Redknapp with an attacking headache.

Redknapp can welcome back Joey Barton from suspension but fellow midfielder Alejandro Faurlin is a long-term absentee with a cruciate injury.

Watford team news to follow...