Sunderland vs QPR and Aston Villa vs Reading: Premier League Tuesday, Gameweek 14: Open Thread

All eyes will be on Harry Redknapp today as the man takes charge at Queens Park Rangers. This is Redknapp’s seventh managerial job. And he’ll be hoping that the lucky number seven pays off today with their tricky away match against Sunderland.

In some ways, Redknapp can’t lose today. QPR has been so dreadful this season that they can’t sink any lower than where they are. And while Redknapp has rescued teams from relegation before, he can only do as well as he can with the players at his disposal.

For Sunderland, meanwhile, it’ll be question of which team shows up. The one that beat Fulham at Craven Cottage. Or the one who got thrashed by West Bromwich Albion at the Stadium of Light.

In the other match of the day, Aston Villa plays Reading in a match that could end up being a relegation battle, or not. It’ll be a good opportunity for both sides to take the pressure of them. Both teams have been showing some better form of late. To be honest, both Villa and Reading are better than what their league positions hint at. This could end up being a very open and exciting match to watch.

If you live in the United States, both games will be shown live. Check out the Premier League TV and Internet guide to find out where to watch the games.

Before, during or after today’s Premier League matches, post your rants, raves, questions and observations in the comments section below.


19 thoughts on “Sunderland vs QPR and Aston Villa vs Reading: Premier League Tuesday, Gameweek 14: Open Thread”

  1. Probably a little too soon to see any change in QPR at this point, but you never know. Worth watching. Harry has a pretty favorable schedule for the next few matches. He could be looking pretty "smart".

  2. Bent didn't even make the bench and Talksport are reporting he stormed out of the ground and drove off. Apparently he got ordered back though.

  3. both games have been rubbish so far, Danny rose doing well for Sunderland, Fletcher coming close, QpPR should be 1-0 up tho big miss from taarabt's through ball.

    AVFC will go down if Lambert doesn't get his head out of his ass and play bent, I think Reading could snatch the winner in the 80th.

  4. Sunderland fans all,over their team, so hostile towards any non forward movement, even if it is to keep possession.

  5. the sad thing is hese sides spend more money than probably the lower half teams in the other "big" leagues combined and still play like sh*t

    1. LoL and he used the 4-2-3-1 formation, what's going on? all the 442 looney toon's will feel so betrayed. In the second half QPR were all over Sunderland.

    1. With Sunderland vs QPR today, I'm wondering if we saw two of the three teams being relegated this season.

      Both were mediocre. QPR looked better at the back, but I'm wondering if Sunderland made them look slightly better than they normally are.

      The Gaffer


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