Southampton 1-2 QPR Highlights
Jay Bothroyd scored a late winner to boost Queens Park Rangers’ hopes of staying up and deal a blow to Southampton’s own survival prospects.
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Venue: St Mary’s Stadium
Date: Saturday, 2 March, 2013
Kick off: 15:00 GMT.
QPR manager Harry Redknapp celebrates his 66th birthday on the day of this match, while Southampton counterpart Mauricio Pochettino will be 41.
Saints beat QPR 3-1 on 17 November, with then-Rangers manager Mark Hughes sacked just days later.
The last time the sides met in the top flight at Southampton was in the 1995-96 season when the hosts enjoyed a 2-0 win thanks to goals from Jason Dodd and Matt Le Tissier. QPR have not lost on any of their four subsequent visits to Southampton, all in the Championship.
Southampton have dropped 27 points from winning positions in the league this season, more than any other team in the top flight.
Against Newcastle, Jos Hooiveld scored his third own goal of the season, equalling a Premier League record shared with Scott Dann (2011-12), Andreas Jakobsson (2004-05) and John Pantsil (2010-11).
Rickie Lambert is the top-scoring Englishman in the Premier League with 12 goals, and he has also contributed four assists.
Morgan Schneiderlin is the only top-flight player to have made over 100 tackles this season.
QPR have scored only four goals in their last 10 Premier League games.
Against Manchester United, QPR set a club record of failing to score in five consecutive Premier League home matches. It is the longest streak in the top flight since Portsmouth didn’t score in six home matches in a row in 2007 – when Harry Redknapp was in charge at Pompey.
QPR have picked up just 13 points from 14 games since Redknapp took over.