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QPR v Wigan, 15:00

•Mark Hughes’ was prevented from a winning start to his time as QPR manager by a 1-0 loss at Newcastle
•Hughes has already imposed his tough tackling style on QPR, as the team picked up four bookings in the game
•Shaun Derry stepped up in the absence of Joey Barton and Alejandro Faurlin to cover the most ground for QPR with 6.14 miles
•Derry has won 63% of tackles this season and also made an impressive 35 interceptions in his 15 appearances
•Wigan came close to holding Man City in their last game, with just an Edin Dzeko header the difference between the two sides
•James McCarthy covered the most ground for Wigan in that game with 6.17 miles
•James McArthur and James McCarthy both brought good saves from Joe Hart as Wigan came close to gaining a dramatic point against the league leaders
•Both have made their biggest impact defensively this season. McArthur has won 68% of tackles so far this season, while McCarthy has won 82% and attempted 55 tackles overall
•McCarthy has also made 23 interceptions and 13 clearances