QPR HAD four players away on international duty over the past week and the quartet will be returning to Harlington in very different moods.
Ryan Nelsen will certainly be all smiles after his New Zealand team followed up on Friday’s 2-0 win over New Caledonia with a 6-1 thumping of the Soloman Islands in Auckland on Tuesday.
Nelsen played 90 minutes of action in the first World Cup qualifying match and completed 73 minutes against the Soloman Islands.
Jamie Mackie’s Scotland drew 0-0 against Serbia on Saturday and could only manage a 1-1 draw against Macedonia on Tuesday.
It was a disappointing set of results for Craig Levein’s men who were hoping to take more from their opening World Cup qualifiers with both fixtures being at home.
Mackie came on for the final nine minutes against Serbia and completed 77 minutes of action against Macedonia.
To read Mackie's verdict on these results click here
Stephane Mbia played the full game as Cameroon suffered a shock 2-0 defeat to Cape Verde on Saturday in the first leg of their play-off qualifier for next year’s African Cup of Nations. The home leg takes place on October 11th.
Finally, Adel Taarabt also completed the full 90 minutes in Morocco’s 2-0 defeat to Mozambique on Sunday in their African Cup of Nations qualifier. The second leg, at home, takes place next month during the break in Premier League fixtures.