- Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink assesses defeat to Fulham
- Boss pulls no punches following loss in West London derby
- 'We let the fans down' says gaffer
QPR boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink pulled no punches in his assessment of Rangers' derby day defeat to Fulham at Loftus Road.
The R's were second best throughout the 3-1 loss in W12 and the gaffer labelled the defeat 'totally unacceptable.'
"I must say credit to Fulham – they were the better team in the first half, and in parts of the second.
“They changed their formation a little bit – and we couldn’t cope. It just wasn’t good enough.
"We need to go back to the start and re-focus and get back to work again to put this right, because this wasn't anywhere near the standards we all expect."
He added: "I must say sorry to the fans.
"We let them down and we let ourselves down and it wasn't good enough. Now we have to look to try and put this right.
“Fulham deserved their win. We never got started. We’ve had quick starts in the past, but that didn’t happen today.
“What we’ve done well in previous games, we did really, really averagely today. And Fulham capitalised on that.
“It’s a bitter pill to swallow. This result is hard to take.”
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