Queens Park Rangers boss Mark Warburton is delighted that his side will be backed by 2,000 supporters this weekend when they take on Reading at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium.
It’s been a tough run of results for the R’s in the last couple of weeks. They suffered three defeats on the bounce against Brentford, Bristol City and Huddersfield Town, but managed to stop the rot somewhat against Millwall on Tuesday night, drawing 1-1 at the Den.
This weekend, they return home, where they will be backed by 2000 supporters as a section of fans are finally allowed back into the stadium.
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For Warburton, that’s a huge boost for his side as they seek a first win since November’s triumph over Rotherham.
As per FLW journalist, George Dagless, Warburton said: “It’s a huge boost. It’ll be tremendous to see 2,000 QPR fans back at the ground and hopefully it’ll be the start of a process that sees more coming back in the future.”
QPR played in-front of 2,000 Millwall fans on Tuesday evening, taking the lead at the Den through Ilias Chair.
However, Jon Dadi Bodvarsson levelled for Millwall to deny QPR the three points.
What we are seeing is teams getting a natural lift from having their supporters back in the ground for the first time in a long time.
That’s going to be the case for QPR this weekend and, in many ways, their 2,000 will seem a lot in an 18,000 seater stadium.
There should be a great atmosphere for a tough fixture against play-off hopefuls, Reading.
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