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Diédhiou to make first City start since October

Famara Diédhiou makes his first City start since returning from a three-month injury.

He partners the club's leading scorer this season, Bobby Reid, up front with new loan signing Loïs Diony named on the bench, just days after completing his temporary move to BS3.

In total, Lee Johnson has made three changes to the side which started against Manchester City on Tuesday night: Hordur Magnusson, Josh Brownhill and Liam Walsh all rested on the bench.

CitySteele, Wright, Flint, Baker, Bryan, Kent, Pack, Smith, Paterson, Reid, Diédhiou. Subs: Wollacott, Magnusson, Brownhill, Eliasson, Walsh, Woodrow, Diony.

QPR: Smithies, Onuoha, Baptiste, Robionson, Furlong, Luongo, Freeman, Scowen, Bidwell, Washington, Oteh. Subs: Ingram, Lynch, Manning, Eze, Perch, Samuel, Smith.

Referee: Keith Stroud