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Ji-Sung Park takes a shot. Ciaran Clark gets a block in.
Karim El Ahmadi challenges David Hoilett unfairly and gives away a free kick. Rob Green takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Baker by Jamie Mackie. Nathan Baker takes the free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Bradley Guzan takes the indirect free kick.
Karim El Ahmadi has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Christian Benteke is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Rob Green takes the free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.
Armand Traore takes a shot. Save made by Bradley Guzan.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Adel Taarabt played to the near post, Clint Hill takes a shot. Save by Bradley Guzan.
Corner taken by Adel Taarabt played to the near post, clearance made by Ciaran Clark. Shaun Wright-Phillips takes a shot. Ashley Westwood gets a block in. Corner taken short by Adel Taarabt. Corner taken by Adel Taarabt from the right by-line.
Karim El Ahmadi replaces Brett Holman.
David Hoilett replaces Samba Diakite.
Barry Bannan goes off and Fabian Delph comes on.
Chris Herd leaves the field to be replaced by Derrick Williams.
Samba Diakite fouled by Eric Lichaj, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Adel Taarabt, Nathan Baker makes a clearance.
Jamie Mackie fouled by Matthew Lowton, the ref awards a free kick. The referee shows Matthew Lowton a yellow card. Adel Taarabt takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Shaun Derry on Christian Benteke. Shaun Derry booked for unsporting behaviour. Barry Bannan restarts play with the free kick.
The official flags Christian Benteke offside. Rob Green restarts play with the free kick.
Ji-Sung Park takes a shot. Bradley Guzan makes a save.
Effort from 18 yards by Samba Diakite. Save by Bradley Guzan.
Shaun Wright-Phillips takes a shot. Blocked by Ciaran Clark. Corner taken by Adel Taarabt from the right by-line, Shot by Ryan Nelsen. Save made by Bradley Guzan.
Corner taken right-footed by Adel Taarabt to the near post, Nathan Baker manages to make a clearance.
Adel Taarabt takes a shot. Blocked by Ciaran Clark.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Christian Benteke. Rob Green takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Barry Bannan played to the near post, clearance made by Ryan Nelsen.
Foul by Samba Diakite on Gabriel Agbonlahor, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Barry Bannan, clearance by Ryan Nelsen.
Unfair challenge on Jamie Mackie by Nathan Baker results in a free kick. Esteban Granero restarts play with the free kick.
Jamie Mackie is ruled offside. Ciaran Clark takes the indirect free kick.
Nathan Baker challenges Shaun Wright-Phillips unfairly and gives away a free kick. The referee cautions Nathan Baker for unsporting behaviour. Adel Taarabt delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel.
Shot by Jamie Mackie from outside the box goes high over the target.
Esteban Granero leaves the field to be replaced by Ji-Sung Park.
Effort on goal by Brett Holman from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Jamie Mackie. Ciaran Clark restarts play with the free kick.
Jamie Mackie is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Ciaran Clark.
Gabriel Agbonlahor takes a shot. Rob Green makes a save.
Shaun Derry replaces Stephane Mbia.
Shot by Shaun Wright-Phillips from deep inside the area hits the post.
The offside flag is raised against Jamie Mackie. Indirect free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.
Outswinging corner taken by Adel Taarabt from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Matthew Lowton.
Shaun Wright-Phillips takes a shot. Bradley Guzan makes a save. Adel Taarabt takes a shot. Save by Bradley Guzan.
Shaun Wright-Phillips is caught offside. Bradley Guzan takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken by Barry Bannan, Nathan Baker produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.
Corner taken by Ashley Westwood from the left by-line, save by Rob Green.
Clint Hill challenges Christian Benteke unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Herd restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Samba Diakite on Christian Benteke. Free kick crossed by Barry Bannan, Ryan Nelsen makes a clearance.
The referee blows for offside. Rob Green takes the indirect free kick.
Jamie Mackie finds the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. QPR 1-1 Aston Villa.Assist by Samba Diakite.
Inswinging corner taken by Adel Taarabt from the left by-line, clearance made by Chris Herd.
Short corner taken by Adel Taarabt from the left by-line.
Eric Lichaj has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Shot from outside the penalty box by Samba Diakite goes wide right of the goal.
Adel Taarabt takes the outswinging corner, Headed effort from close range by Stephane Mbia goes wide left of the goal.
Barry Bannan takes the outswinging corner, Jose Bosingwa makes a clearance.
Jamie Mackie is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.
Brett Holman grabs a goal from just outside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. QPR 0-1 Aston Villa.Assist by Ashley Westwood.
Christian Benteke takes a shot. Clint Hill gets a block in.
Corner taken short by Adel Taarabt.
Adel Taarabt takes a shot. Ciaran Clark gets a block in.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Jamie Mackie. Free kick taken by Ciaran Clark.
Nathan Baker gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie Mackie. Esteban Granero takes the free kick.
Redknapp not making transfer plans
Harry Redknapp believes strengthening his squad in January will be pointless unless QPR enjoy a productive December.
Rangers are four points adrift at the foot of the Barclays Premier League and launch a pivotal month numbering six fixtures when they host Aston Villa in Redknapp's first home match tomorrow.
It had been assumed owner Tony Fernandes would fund new signings when the transfer window opens, but the new QPR boss insists potential targets have not even been discussed.
"I'm not looking at January. It's about now. There are games between now and the window that will decide where we're going," he said.
"If we don't pick up some points and wins in that period, what's the point of putting yourself in trouble trying to buy players?
"That way you could get lumbered with a big wage bill for next season. It's not the situation we want.
"We need to pick some points up. If we're in the mix then we can take a look at it again in January.
"I haven't discussed players with anyone - the chairman or chief executive.
"We need to win matches now. What happens in January is way off. I've not looked at targets for January."
Redknapp distanced himself from reports linking Rangers with moves for Darren Bent, Joe Cole, Loic Remy and David Beckham.
"Darren Bent's a good player, Villa paid #20million for him. I haven't asked about him," said Redknapp.
"I was interested in Remy at Tottenham. That was then, now is a different situation. He'd be expensive. It depends on how we're going in January.
"I've always liked Joe, I signed him as an 11-year-old. No one knows him better than me. There's still a top player in there.
"I like him as a person as well as a player, but I've not made any enquiries. I tried to take him to Tottenham but he joined Liverpool.
"David's a top bloke, he'd be an asset to anyone just because of his presence and professionalism. But it's not something we're pursuing."
QPR goalkeeper Julio Cesar is rated doubtful for the clash with Aston Villa at Loftus Road.
Cesar was replaced at half time of the goalless draw with Sunderland in midweek after sustaining a minor groin tear.
Rob Green will continue to deputise if Cesar fails to recover, while strikers Bobby Zamora (hip) and Andrew Johnson (knee) are longer-term concerns.
Manager Paul Lambert wants Aston Villa to move further away from relegation danger by spoiling Redknapp`s first home game in charge of QPR.
Lambert is aware that a Villa win will lift them 11 points clear of bottom-placed Rangers, who replaced Mark Hughes with Redknapp a week ago.
He believes the pressure will be on QPR and hopes Villa can build on collecting four points from their last two games at home to Arsenal and Reading.
Lambert said: "Harry going in there will automatically give them a big lift because he is a brilliant manager.
"Everyone knows what Harry can do from the clubs he has been at during his career.
"QPR have an abundance of really good players, the crowd will be buoyant and will get behind him. You wish him well - but after this game.
"The pressure is on QPR to make the running but we are definitely a threat, that's for sure.
"We would be happy to win the game for ourselves and keep them down there.
"We are certainly playing well enough to go and win. We are only a few points off mid-table. It is so tight in the bottom half of the table."
Villa left-back Enda Stevens has been ruled out of the trip to Loftus Road with the ankle injury suffered during the midweek win over Reading.
Eric Lichaj is set to replace the former Shamrock Rovers player but skipper and centre-back Ron Vlaar remains a major doubt with a calf problem.
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