QPR striker Lyndon Dykes doesn’t consider Fulham’s prolonged relaxation can be any benefit when the 2 sides meet within the FA Cup this weekend.
The Cottagers haven’t performed since Boxing Day with video games towards Tottenham and Burnley postponed resulting from a coronavirus outbreak on the membership.
Issues are slowly getting again to regular for Scott Parker’s aspect however in what is often a busy festive schedule, they haven’t performed for a fortnight.
They face west London rivals QPR on the Kiyan Prince Basis Stadium on Saturday at 3pm – with commentary stay on talkSPORT 2.
QPR themselves haven’t performed since December 29 with matches of their very own having been postponed resulting from coronavirus.
Talking to talkSPORT, Dykes stated: “With the virus there has not too long ago been extra (instances) and video games have been postponed and there’s video games getting cancelled, you may’t actually do a lot to be trustworthy.
“You simply have to have a look at the subsequent sport as it’s and if you happen to get a pair extra days than the opposite crew then it may assist and typically it couldn’t.
“I’m certain Fulham can be raring to go as a result of they haven’t performed shortly.
“I don’t suppose it’s a bonus however it’s what it’s for the time being with this virus.
“I’m wanting ahead to it. It’s a giant sport for the boys and the membership as nicely. It’s actually good having the ability to play towards a Premier League crew and hopefully we do nicely and we get to the subsequent stage.”
Dykes joined QPR in the summertime in a £2million switch from Livingston and has thus far netted 5 occasions in 14 appearances.
The Scotland worldwide, who was born in Australia, is having fun with his time thus far on the Championship membership however is lacking not having seen a full capability since becoming a member of.
“I’m actually having fun with it and it has been good since going there. I fitted straight in and the boys have been nice.
“For myself as nicely, it’s one other step up in professionalism and all in all it has been actually good and a disgrace followers haven’t been on the video games. I’m actually having fun with it thus far.
“It might have been actually superb (to have followers again). Even since I’ve come to QPR I haven’t had a full capability of followers within the stadium.
“We had a bit stint with 2,000 followers there and it was superb however that went fast with the lockdown once more.
“It might have been superb however I believe the gamers are used to not having individuals within the stadium.
“It’s so exhausting for the world for the time being with lots of people caught inside and never having the ability to work and children not having the ability to play sport amongst plenty of issues.
“For me, I’m privileged that I can exit and play soccer, one thing I like to do, and we’re in a fortunate sufficient place that we will get examined and have the protocols so we will play.”