Karanka wary of QPR threat

Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka has warned his players not to be fooled by QPR's recent run of results.

Last Updated: 22/03/14 at 14:06 Post Comment

Aitor Karanka: Wary of QPR

Aitor Karanka: Wary of QPR

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Rangers head for the Riverside Stadium on Saturday having won just two of their last nine Sky Bet Championship games, a return which has seen them slip out of the race for automatic promotion.

But Karanka told Boro's official website: "QPR lost 3-0 against Sheffield Wednesday and played with 10 players after getting a player sent off.

"But if we think they will play like they did in the last game against Wednesday, we are wrong. We need to think of them as a team fighting for the promotion places.

"They were in the Premier League last season and have experienced players and a very good manager, and this makes it a very difficult game.

"We need to think about the game very hard and keep working the way we have been in our home games."

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