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Bristol City vs Queens Park Rangers at Ashton Gate

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  • 2 Bristol City

    • 45‘ Famara Diedhiou
    • 66‘ Joe Bryan
  • 0 Queens Park Rangers

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Key Moments

  • Joe Bryan adds a City second
  • Famara Diedhiou heads home the opener for Robins
  • Bristol City's Nathan Baker sent off on 32 minutes
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4-4-2
3-1-4-2
  • 15 GK Steele
  • 5 D Wright
  • 3 D Bryan
  • 21 M Pack
  • 4 D Flint
  • 23 D Magnússon (64‘)
  • 7 D Smith
  • 14 M Reid
  • 39 FWD Diony (75‘)
  • 8 M Brownhill (64‘)
  • 1 GK Smithies
  • 34 M Osayi-Samuel (74‘)
  • 3 D Bidwell
  • 5 D Onuoha
  • 17 FWD Smith (45‘)
  • 18 D Robinson
  • 21 M Luongo
  • 11 M Scowen
  • 30 FWD Eze (74‘)
  • 9 FWD Washington
  • 7 M Freeman

Substitutes

  • 6 D Nathan Baker (32‘)
  • 20 FWD Jamie Paterson (64‘)
  • 40 M Ryan Kent (64‘)
  • 9 FWD Famara Diedhiou (75‘)
  • 38 GK Jojo Wollacott
  • 19 M Niclas Eliasson
  • 18 Cauley Woodrow
  • 12 M Liam Walsh
  • 20 D Alex Baptiste (45‘)
  • 2 D Darnell Furlong (74‘)
  • 38 Aramide Oteh (74‘)
  • 14 M Ryan Manning
  • 13 GK Matt Ingram
  • 24 D James Perch
  • 6 D Joel Lynch

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Bristol City 2, QPR 0

It's all over at Ashton Gate. Full reaction to follow on www.qpr.co.uk ...

90+1

Five additional minutes

We're into time added on here.

85

Another booking

Bristol City's Bobby Reid is penalised for hacking down Eze.

83

Two more yellows

Matt Smith and Onuoha go into the book in quick succession following their latest challenges.

82

Off-target

Onuoha turns Luongo's initial 20-yard shot wide from inside the box.

80

Booking

Luongo sees yellow for a late tackle.

79

Wide

Matt Smith can't keep Mass Luongo's right-wing cross on target.

74

Final two R's subs

Ebere Eze and Bright Osayi-Samuel replace Oteh and Furlong. Bristol City have also introduced Lois Diony for Diedhiou.

68

Saved

Luke Steele palms away Oteh's box blast.

66

Goal

That could be that for the R's, as the home side stretch their advantage. First Smithies saves from Diedhiou, before Bryan follows up to hammer home via the post.

64

Double home change

Josh Brownhill and Hordur Magnusson replace Jamie Paterson and Ryan Kent.

63

Over

Luke Freeman heads Bidwell's left-wing centre over.

62

What a save!

City break before Korey Smith forces a stunning low stop from Smithies. The resultant corner eventually comes to nothing.

59

Better from Rangers

The Hoops are now asking more questions as the hour mark approaches here.

56

Scramble!

A scramble in the penalty area ensues after Robinson's fierce 20-yard free-kick - but the home side just about survive.

53

That was close!

Aramide Oteh races onto a pass into the box before firing just past the foot of the left-hand post from 10-yards out.

Come on Rangers!

Ian Holloway wills on his troops at Ashton Gate.

46

Half-time sub

Matt Smith has replaced Alex Baptiste for QPR.

46

Second half begins

We're back underway in Bristol. Today's attendance is 21,492 (1132 QPR).

HT

Bristol City 1, QPR 0

They may have had defensive ace Nathan Baker dismissed, but it's advantage Bristol City going into half-time. The second half is coming up ...

45+1

Into stoppage time

Two minutes to be played in the first half.

45

Goal

Bristol City make light of their numerical disadvantage to take the lead. Diedhiou heads home a left-flank corner.

39

Brave defending

Onuoha gets in the way of Jamie Paterson's 20-yard rocket!
35

Chance

Scowen skies over on 18 yards from Darnell Furlong's knock-down. 

32

Red card!

Advantage Rangers? Bristol City's Nathan Baker has just been dismissed for an extremely-late challenge on Josh Scowen. 

30

All-square

Half an hour gone. The home side have had the better of proceedings, though have been unable to breach the R's thus far.

22

Cleared

Bryan's inswinging free-kick from the right is pushed away by Alex Smithies.

19

Upping the ante

Hosts Bristol City have enjoyed more possession during the last few minutes.

In battle

Rangers' Aramide Oteh fends off Korey Smith.

12

Well in, Jack

Robinson produces an important intervention to dispossess City's Famara Diedhiou, who had raced clear.
10

Blocked

First notable attempt at goal. Joe Bryan's box effort for the hosts is kept out by the body of Jake Bidwell.

05

Little to note

A quiet first five minutes here at Ashton Gate.

01

Kick-off

#BRCvQPR is off and underway.

C’mon, Rangers!

Players are out!

QPR skipper Nedum Onuoha leads his team-mates out at Ashton Gate.

Kick-off fast-approaching

We're just under 10 minutes away from kick-off here.

COYRS!

Magic man focused

Aussie international Mass Luongo continues to near 100 appearances in all for QPR.

He's set to make his 97th for us this afternoon - and will be hoping to drive the R's on to victory from the middle of the park.

Smiles aplenty

Rangers boss Ian Holloway was given a warm Bristol welcome when arriving at Ashton Gate a short while ago.

Hosts make three changes

Breaking BCFC team news

Breaking QPR team news

Just one change for the Hoops, then, following last Saturday’s home defeat to promotion challengers Middlesbrough.

Defender Alex Baptiste starts for the first time since his recent absence through injury, replacing Joel Lynch. The latter has been named among the substitutes.

QPR gear up for City

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Opposing View

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Matchday

QPR are on the road this afternoon as we head to Bristol City's Ashton Gate in the Sky Bet Championship.

Stick with us here on the Matchday Centre for all the latest updates and behind-the-scenes content!

Other games that day

  • Ipswich Town0
    Wolverhampton Wanderers1
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  • Brentford0
    Norwich City1
    FT
  • Barnsley1
    Fulham3
    FT

Sky Bet Championship

P GD Pts
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 29 +29 65
2 Derby County 28 +21 53
3 Cardiff City 28 +15 51
4 Bristol City 29 +10 51
5 Aston Villa 28 +17 50
6 Fulham 29 +14 48
7 Sheffield United 28 +10 46
8 Middlesbrough 28 +11 44
9 Leeds United 28 +7 43
10 Brentford 29 +6 43
11 Preston North End 28 +4 42
12 Ipswich Town 29 0 40
13 Norwich City 29 -4 40
14 Nottingham Forest 28 -8 35
15 Millwall 28 0 34
17 Sheffield Wednesday 28 -4 32
18 Reading 28 -6 29
19 Barnsley 29 -14 27
20 Bolton Wanderers 28 -20 26
21 Hull City 28 -6 25
22 Sunderland 28 -17 25
23 Birmingham City 28 -23 24
24 Burton Albion 28 -31 24
Full table