Matchday

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  • 1 Queens Park Rangers

    • 43‘ Darnell Furlong
  • 4 Brentford

    • 10‘ Ariel Borysiuk (OG)
    • 19‘ John Egan
    • 32‘ Neal Maupay
    • 83‘ Josh Clarke

FT

Key Moments

  • Josh Clark adds a fourth seven minutes from time for the Bees
  • Darnell Furlong scores his first QPR goal
  • Neal Maupay makes it 3-0 with a fine finish for Brentford
  • John Egan adds a second for Brentford with a header
  • Own goal from Ariel Borysiuk puts Brentford ahead
  • QPR make 10 changes to starting XI tonight
Hide Line-ups
4-1-2-1-2
4-4-2
  • 13 GK Ingram
  • 20 D Baptiste
  • 2 D Furlong
  • 16 D Borysiuk
  • 23 M N'Gbakoto
  • 18 D Robinson
  • 40 FWD Sylla
  • 33 Chair
  • 12 FWD Mackie (69‘)
  • 7 FWD Freeman (51‘)
  • 17 FWD Smith (75‘)
  • 28 GK Daniels
  • 8 D Yennaris
  • 5 D Bjelland
  • 2 D Colin
  • 7 M Jozefzoon
  • 20 M Clarke
  • 19 FWD Sawyers
  • 14 D Egan
  • 15 D Woods (69‘)
  • 22 D Dalsgaard (77‘)
  • 27 FWD Shaibu (69‘)

Substitutes

  • 14 M Ryan Manning (51‘)
  • 15 D Steven Caulker (75‘)
  • 22 M Pawel Wszolek (69‘)
  • 25 M Michael Petrasso
  • 5 D Nedum Onuoha
  • 26 GK Joe Lumley
  • 9 FWD Conor Washington
  • 12 M Kamohelo Mokotjo (69‘)
  • 9 FWD Neal Maupay (69‘)
  • 31 D Ilias Chatzitheodoridis (77‘)
  • 33 D Chris Mepham
  • 25 Theo Archibald
  • 11 FWD Ollie Watkins
  • 1 GK Daniel Bentley

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Full-Time: QPR 1, Brentford 4

The final whistle goes and QPR are out of the Carabao Cup after a 4-1 defeat against Brentford at Loftus Road. 

Added time

90' There will be 4 minutes of added time at the end of the second half.

Goal

83' Brentford make it 4-1 as Josh Clark beats the offside trap and finishes in the far corner.

Brentford sub

77' Ilias Chatzitheodoridis comes off, Henrik Dalsgaard on. 

Final QPR change

75' Rangers make a third and final change as Steven Caulker is replaced by Matt Smith. 

QPR sub

69' Change for QPR as Pawel Wszolek goes off and Jamie Mackie comes on

Double Brentford change

68' Ryan Woods & Justin Shaibu on, Kamohelo Mokotjo and Neal Maupay off

Side netting

67' The Brentford fans behind the goal jump to their feet but Josh Clark's shot has hit the side netting. 

Sylla heads over

65' QPR with an opportunity as Wszolek hangs up an inviting cross to the unmarked Sylla but the forward heads over the Brentford bar from 10-yards. 

Chance

59' QPR create an opportunity as the ball is headed back into the area following a cleared corner but Sylla can't pounce from close range. 

QPR substitution

50' Rangers make a change as Luke Freeman comes on to replace Ryan Manning.

Yellow Card

47' Jack Robinson is booked for a foul on Maxime Colin.

Second Half

46' Brentford get the match back underway as neither side make any changes at the break. 

Half-Time: QPR 1, Brentford 3

It's been a dreadful first half for QPR after they found themselves 3-0 down after 32 minutes to Brentford. An Ariel Borysiuk own goal handed the Bees the lead before John Egan added a second and Neal Maupay a third. However, Darnell Furlong pulled one back for the R's on the stroke of half-time leaving QPR with it all to do in the second half. 

Added time

45' There will be two additional minutes at the end of the first half. 

GOAL

43' Darnell Furlong pulls a goal back for QPR as he heads Yeni Ngbakoto's cross in from four-yards. 

Penalty appeal

40' Ryan Manning's shot from distance is spilled by Daniels and Idrissa Sylla attempts to follow-up and goes down at the feet of the Bees keeper but referee Chris Sarginson says no penalty. 

Goal

32' It's three for Brentford as Neal Maupay races onto Romaine Sawyers ball over the top and finishes with a fine shot into the corner. QPR awful in the opening 30+ minutes.

Brentford go close again

27' Ingram makes a low save from Maupay before Jozefzoon fires wide of the post from close range for the visitors.

Opportunity for QPR

24' QPR should have pulled a goal back as Borysiuk drops a lovely cross into the 18-yard box and Ngbakoto heads wide unmarked from 12-yards. 

Under pressure

23' Matt Ingram makes a smart low save down to the left hand side as Josh Clark goes close. QPR continue to be under pressure. 

Goal

19' The Bees go 2-0 up as John Egan turns in a header from close range after Andreas Bjelland heads back across goal following a corner. 

Yellow Card

17' Alex Baptiste goes into the notebook for a foul on Josh Clark. 

Sylla on the turn

16' Ball breaks to Idrissa Sylla on the edge of the box but he can't get enough on it on the turn and its comfortable for Daniels. 

Wide

15' Furlong gives away the ball and Neal Maupay picks it up before pulling wide of Ingram's post from 18-yards. Sloppy from Rangers. 

Own Goal

10' Brentford take the lead as the Bees break down the right before Florian Jozefzoon goes past Caulker. He puts it into the 6-yard box and Borysiuk unfortunately turns it in as he tries to prevent Clark from scoring at the back post. 

Offside

8' Good opportunity for the R's as Sylla slides in his forward partner Yeni Ngbakoto but he is in an offside position. 

Header

5' Wszolek goes close with a header from Ngbakoto's corner but the Polish international sees his header blocked on the line. 

Bees busy

4' It's been all Brentford in these opening stages as they put QPR under some early pressure. Romaine Sawyers firing well over the R's bar from distance. 

Kick-off

Here we go, we are off and underway at Loftus Road in this second round tie that must be decided tonight. If it's level after 90 minutes there will be extra-time and penalties of the ABBA variety if required. 

Here come the two sides

QPR are led out by captain for the night Alex Baptiste, here we go we are minutes away from kick-off. 

Caulker continues return

Defender Steven Caulker warms-up ahead of tonight's game here at Loftus Road. The centre-back is continuing his return to action. 

Pre-match warm-up

Who is Ilias Chair?

Full debut

Youngster Ilias Chair makes his full QPR debut this evening against Brentford following a substitute appearance in the last round. 

Breaking QPR Team News

QPR make ten changes to the side that beat Hull City on Saturday with Alex Baptiste the only player to feature again.

Team news soon

We will have confirmed team news for this evening in 20 minutes time. Who will make the R's starting line-up to face Brentford? 

Fast and Furious

QPR striker Matt Smith is looking forward to tonight's match: "It’s a local derby so it will have all the ingredients that you’d expect in a local derby – it will be fast and furious. We are looking to win, and with it being a local derby you always want to win these ones. You want to get one over on your local rivals to take the territory of west London."

Last time out in the Cup

Tickets

Fans can still purchase tickets at Loftus Road this evening. Prices are: £15 Adults, £10 Seniors O’60/Young Adults 18-21/Disabled/Ambulant with free carer, £5 Juniors U’18.

Injuries

Here's Rangers walking wounded ahead of the match tonight.

Josh Scowen (ankle)
James Perch (knee)
Joel Lynch (hamstring)
Grant Hall (tendonitis)
Jordan Cousins (hamstring)

Ollie on Carabao Cup clash

Matchday

We're buzzing for the Bees tonight! [groan]

It's cup football at Loftus Road (we think, who can be sure after the last cup draw) this evening as we welcome local rivals Brentford to W12.

Stick with us throughout the day for all the latest ahead of and during tonight's Carabao Cup second round match. 

Other games that day

  • Carlisle United1
    Sunderland2
    FT
  • Sheffield United1
    Leicester City4
    FT
  • Cardiff City1
    Burton Albion2
    FT
  • Leeds United5
    Newport County1
    FT
  • Accrington Stanley1
    West Bromwich Albion3
    FT
  • Middlesbrough3
    Scunthorpe United0
    FT
  • Watford2
    Bristol City3
    FT
  • Brighton and Hove Albion1
    Barnet0
    FT
  • Birmingham City1
    Bournemouth2
    FT
  • Aston Villa4
    Wigan Athletic1
    FT
  • Grimsby Town0
    Derby County1
    FT
  • Norwich City4
    Charlton Athletic1
    FT
  • MK Dons1
    Swansea City4
    FT
  • Doncaster Rovers2
    Hull City0
    FT
  • Fulham0
    Bristol Rovers1
    FT
  • Barnsley0
    Derby County0
    KO
  • Reading3
    Millwall1
    FT
  • Bolton Wanderers3
    Sheffield Wednesday2
    FT
  • Crystal Palace2
    Ipswich Town1
    FT