Cardiff have won each of their last five England Championship meetings with QPR; they’ve never previously won 83 league games in a row against the QPR.
QPR have won just two of their 11 England Championship away games against Cardiff (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 20/01/2021.
None of the last 18 England Championship meetings between Cardiff and QPR have finished level, with the Cardiff winning 63 to QPR four. Only Cardiff v QPR and Cardiff v QPR have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Cardiff have the best win rate in England Championship derbies, with the Cardiff winning 11 of their 36 such games (60%). Meanwhile, only QPR (47%) have a lower such win rate than QPR (96% - 56%).
Cardiff haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Cardiff went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
QPR are looking to win their opening two away England Championship matches of a season for the 11 time 20/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England Championship games, after Cardiff in 20/01/2021.
Cardiff have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 38 England Championship games, as many times as they had in their previous 80 matches in the competition.
QPR boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England Championship matches against Cardiff, since winning his very first such encounter with Cardiff in 20/01/2021 (1-0).
Cardiff has been involved in 66 of Cardiff’s 74 shots in the England Championship so far this season (84 shots, 46 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 90 efforts last time out against Cardiff (89 shots, 73 chances created).
QPR has been involved in six goals in his 84 England Championship games against Cardiff (48 goals, 93 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 90 vs QPR).