Rangers will know they’ve been in a battle tonight

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After brushing aside Doncaster in what was actually a closer game than the result shows, QPR have yet again solidified their lead in the Championship. 

Rovers put up a brave show, producing some fine shots on goal; but thankfully Paddy Kenny was also producing a superb show and saved some amazing shots. 

This week sees the Loftus Road fortress roll down the drawbridge to Millwall FC, who had an unlucky defeat to second place Cardiff at the weekend but have quite a few stars in their squad. 

Paul Robinson, the 28-year-old Millwall centre back has made scoring against the Lions a real feat this year, and is fast, tall and solid. He puts everything on the line to protect his goal. 

Steve Morison, the tall 27-year-old, is a striker to look out for, possessing good pace and he’s unafraid to take shots from a way out. He has an eye for goal and his talent can't be ignored. 

Liam Trotter is the Lions’ midfield maestro and has three goals in five games, an amazing football brain, and is the heart of the attack. The 22-year-old has become a firm favourite with the Lions' fans for his passion and die-hard attitude.

Fortunately for the Hoops he was a bit too passionate in the Cardiff game so misses out on their visit to Loftus Road. 

There is no doubt that this game will be creativity versus pure muscle and grit. Millwall are a physically imposing team and are very dangerous from free kicks and corners so this will be a test for the Hoops' defenders. 

A win for Millwall may catapult them up into the top six (depending on other results) - do not under-estimate them - although they are experiencing a blip in form at the moment. 

Nevertheless it would mean a lot for them to be successful this year as they celebrate their 125 year anniversary, even wearing a similar kit to the 1885 team. 

QPR are standing in their way tonight, and the Super Hoops may well be blessed with a return of Bradley Orr for the game, but should Neil Warnock risk him in this battle royal?

I hope not, as he will be paramount to the success of the Hoops later on. Injuries have also paved the way for the return of Akos Buzsaky. 

The 28-year-old has been in and out of the team for a while, seemingly used as a super sub due to never fully recovering from an injury last year.

This is another chance for him to shine in front of Mr Warnock and should see a lot of the ball in this game, so fingers crossed he can come up with the goods and marshal the midfield. 

Warnock and his team are going to have to keep their cool, stay professional and concentrate on the match.  

Disclaimer: The views in this article are that of the writer and may not replicate those of the Professional Footballers' Association. 

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