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Queens Park Rangers vs Derby County at Loftus Road Stadium


  • 1 Queens Park Rangers

    • 87'‘ Massimo Luongo
  • 1 Derby County

    • 38'‘ Andreas Weimann


  • Sky Bet Championship logo

Key Moments

  • Massimo Luongo heads QPR level with three minutes remaining
  • QPR go behind seven minutes before half-time
Hide Line-ups
  • 1 GK Smithies
  • 2 D Furlong
  • 3 D Bidwell
  • 11 M Scowen
  • 5 D Onuoha
  • 18 D Robinson
  • 21 M Luongo
  • 7 M Luke Freeman
  • 17 FWD Matt Smith
  • 37 FWD Smyth
  • 9 FWD Washington
  • 1 GK Carson
  • 14 D Wisdom
  • 3 D Forsyth
  • 36 M Ledley
  • 6 D Keogh
  • 33 D Davies
  • 19 FWD Weimann
  • 44 M Huddlestone
  • 28 FWD Nugent
  • 7 M Palmer
  • 10 FWD Lawrence


  • 6 D Lynch
  • 8 M Cousins
  • 22 M Wszolek
  • 30 M Eze
  • 24 D Perch
  • 13 GK Ingram
  • 14 M Manning
  • 15 M Johnson
  • 32 FWD Jerome
  • 16 D Pearce
  • 23 FWD Vydra
  • 8 M Anya
  • 21 GK Roos
  • 26 D Hanson

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QPR 1, Derby 1

Massimo Luongo's late header earned QPR a point at Loftus Road as the R's came from behind against Derby in W12. The Australian international headed in Luke Freeman's free-kick in the 87th minute to cancel out Andreas Weimann's first-half strike.


Lynch to win it....

Joel Lynch through on goal one on one from Freeman but he hits it at Carson!



Josh Scowen booked for a foul.


Added time

There will be five minutes of additional time. 


Luongo heads in an equaliser

QPR are level after Freeman's free-kick finds Luongo unmarked and the Aussie international heads in unmarked. 





Tom Lawrence booked for a foul on Freeman. 


QPR substitution

QPR make their final change as Matt Smith is replaced by Joel Lynch and he goes up front. 


Smith heads wide

Wszolek hangs the ball up in the air and Smith gets on the end of it 8-yards from goal but the R's forward nods wide of the target. 


Derby substitution

Kasey Palmer goes off for the visitors and Matej Vydra comes on. 



Andreas Weimann booked for a foul on Robinson.


QPR substitution

Pawel Wszolek replaces Darnell Furlong as QPR make an attacking change. 


Freeman volley

Another QPR chance as Freeman hits a dipping volley from 25-yards that Carson spills but Onuoha can't quite get to the follow-up and the keeper clears with his legs. 


Derby substitution

David Nugent off for the visitors and on comes Cameron Jerome.


Eze has a go

QPR's Eberechi Eze pulls the trigger form 30-yards, it zips off the surface and Carson has to get down to deny. 


Penalty appeal

Matt Smith goes down under a challenge in the box but no penalty is given. QPR not had a spot-kick since the first game of the season.


QPR substitution

Rangers make their first change as Conor Washington is replaced by Eberechi Eze.


Smithies double save

Alex Smithies with a reflect save to deny Debry a second as the QPR keeper denies Curtis Davies close-range header with a double block. 


Smith heads over

Furlong's throw finds Onuoha who flicks on and Smith heads over from close range but the keeper is adjudged to have been fouled. 


Luke limping

QPR Luke Freeman currently limping, hopefully, he can shake a knock off. 


Second Half

The second 45 minutes is underway. Come on you R's!


QPR 0, Derby 1

The half-time whistle goes from referee Simon Hooper and QPR trail 1-0 at the break. Despite starting well, Matt Smith striking the crossbar and Nedum Onouha putting over from close range, Andreas Weimann's goal seven minutes before half-time puts the visitors ahead.


Added time

Three minutes of added time at the end of the first half. 



Derby take the lead as good work from Kasey Palmer leads to him sliding in Andreas Weimann who finishes past Smithies from 8-yards. QPR trail 1-0.


Scowen free-kick

QPR's Josh Scowen takes aim from a 25-yard free-kick but it doesn't dip enough as it goes just over Scott Carson's bar.


Weimann scuffs wide

Good run from Derby's Andreas Weimann who cuts the QPR defence inside out but his finish is a poor one and it trickles wide. 


Chief chance

Should be 1-0 to QPR as Matt Smith gets a flick onto Furlong's throw, it finds Onuoha six-yards from goal but the R's skipper puts over. A real opportunity for Rangers. 



Craig Forsyth is booked for a foul on Paul Smyth.


Derby substitution

Derby's Joe Ledley is forced off with an injury for the visitors as Bradley Johson replaces him. 


Nugent stabs wide

Derby with their first chance of the evening as Andreas Weimann looks fo Nugent with a long ball but the experienced forward stabs wide from close range. 



Off the woodwork! QPR so close to an early opener as Matt Smith hits an instinctive volley from 18 yards which clips the crossbar after Onuoha finds the R's striker.


We're underway

Here we go then as QPR's Luke Freeman gets us started in W12. Come on you R's!

Here come the teams

QPR captain Nedum Onuoha leads the R's out at Loftus Road. Kick-off coming up...

Warm-up done

Warm-up over and done with as the QPR players head back into the changing rooms at Loftus Road. Kick-off coming up shortly. 

50 up for Smith

Congratulations to Matt Smith who makes his 50th QPR appearance this evening!

Warm-up underway

Breaking QPR team news

QPR boss Ian Holloway has made two changes to his starting line-up this evening at Loftus Road.

In comes Darnell Furlong and Conor Washington replacing Pawel Wszolek and Joel Lynch. 

Robbo arrives

QPR defender Jack Robinson is in the building, team news at 6:45pm this evening. 

Sinton on tonight's match


Opta stats

QPR have won two of their last 13 home league games against Derby (D5 L6), although those wins have come in the last three meetings between the teams at Loftus Road.

The Rams have won their last three Championship matches against QPR without conceding a single goal.

Matt Smith has scored and assisted in three of his last five Championship starts for QPR (three goals, three assists).

Derby have conceded 10 goals in their last five league games - they had conceded just three across their previous 14 matches.

QPR are the only Championship side yet to draw in 2018 (P9 W4 D0 L5) while opponents Derby have drawn more games in 2018 than any other side (6).

Gary Rowett has won four of his six managerial clashes with QPR in all competitions - however, all four of those wins have been in home matches, failing to win either of his two visits to Loftus Road (D1 L1).

Rowett on QPR

Ollie on Derby


After Saturday's postponement, we are back in W12 tonight as we host Derby County under Loftus Road lights.

Stick with us throughout the day as we build-up to kick-off with all the latest news, behind the scenes updates and more.

Other games that day

  • Reading1
    Bolton Wanderers1
  • Hull City1
  • Sunderland0
    Aston Villa3
  • Preston North End2
    Bristol City1
  • Burton Albion0
  • Cardiff City2
  • Birmingham City0
  • Norwich City0
    Nottingham Forest0
  • Sheffield Wednesday1
    Ipswich Town2
  • Fulham3
    Sheffield United0

Sky Bet Championship

P GD Pts
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 34 +31 73
2 Cardiff City 35 +24 70
3 Aston Villa 35 +24 66
4 Fulham 36 +24 65
5 Derby County 36 +21 61
6 Middlesbrough 36 +16 58
7 Bristol City 36 +11 57
8 Preston North End 36 +10 57
9 Sheffield United 35 +6 55
10 Brentford 35 +11 53
11 Millwall 36 +6 52
12 Ipswich Town 35 +3 51
13 Leeds United 35 +1 49
14 Norwich City 35 -3 48
15 Nottingham Forest 36 -11 44
17 Sheffield Wednesday 36 -12 37
18 Reading 35 -9 35
19 Bolton Wanderers 36 -24 35
20 Hull City 35 -7 33
21 Barnsley 35 -15 32
22 Birmingham City 36 -31 30
23 Burton Albion 35 -36 29
24 Sunderland 36 -27 28
Full table