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Live on Sky Sports: Fulham v QPR - a West London derby

25 September 2015

Fulham host Queens Park Rangers in the Sky Bet Championship on Friday night, in a West London derby to be screened live on Sky Sports.

The match at Craven Cottage gets under way at 7:45pm and is the first Football League meeting between the two rivals since the 2000/01 season.

The four fixtures since that campaign were played out in the Premier League, with Fulham coming out on top in three of those battles, and you have to go back to 1980 to find QPR's last win at the Cottage.

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Fulham are currently sitting 16th in the Championship table after picking up eight points from their first seven games, and they trail QPR by four points, who are ninth having played a game more.

Kit Symons' men come into the match on the back of successive defeats, losing to Sheffield Wednesday 3-2 last weekend, before crashing out of the Capital One Cup in a 1-0 home defeat to Stoke City.

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As for QPR, Chris Ramsey's charges are also struggling for form after a bright start to the season. The R's are winless in September, having lost 2-1 at home to Nottingham Forest prior to sharing the spoils with Blackburn Rovers and Hull City.

Sky Sports coverage begins at 7pm, and you can keep up with the action via our live Twitter feed - @SkyBetChamp.



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