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Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Queens Park Rangers at Molineux Stadium

Josh Scowen and Alfred N'Diaye battle in midfield

  • 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers

    • 12'‘ Alfred N'Diaye
    • 21'‘ Hélder Costa
  • 1 Queens Park Rangers

    • 51'‘ Conor Washington

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Key Moments

  • Washington pulls a goal back for the R's to make it 2-1
  • Costa doubles the hosts lead from close range
  • Wolves take the lead with first attack through N'Diaye
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  • 21 GK Ruddy
  • 2 D Doherty
  • 3 D Douglas
  • 15 D Boly
  • 16 D Coady
  • 5 D Bennett
  • 4 M N'Diaye
  • 8 M Rúben Neves
  • 18 FWD Diogo Jota
  • 17 M Hélder Costa
  • 7 M Cavaleiro
  • 1 GK Smithies
  • 22 M Wszolek
  • 3 D Bidwell
  • 6 D Lynch
  • 5 D Onuoha
  • 24 D Perch
  • 8 M Cousins
  • 11 M Scowen
  • 9 FWD Washington
  • 7 M Luke Freeman
  • 18 D Robinson

Substitutes

  • 24 M Gibbs-White
  • 6 D Batth
  • 9 FWD Rafa Mir
  • 29 D Rúben Vinagre
  • 31 GK Norris
  • 19 FWD Afobe
  • 25 D Roderick Miranda
  • 34 M Bright Samuel
  • 33 M Chair
  • 20 D Baptiste
  • 30 M Eze
  • 13 GK Ingram
  • 38 FWD Oteh
  • 17 FWD Matt Smith

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Wolves 2, QPR 1

A much improved second-half display from QPR was not enough as they suffered a 2-1 defeat against leaders Wolves. Rangers had much more of the ball in the second period and when Conor Washington pulled a goal back after 51 minutes the R's nearly pulled off a comeback in the closing stages as twice they had efforts cleared off the line. 

90'+2'

Scowen shoots wide

Josh Scowen with what could be the final chance as he drags wide from distance.

90'

Added time

Two minutes of added time.

90'

Eze cleared off the line

QPR break from a long ball from Robinson, Washington sees his shot blocked but it falls to Eze from 18-yards but his low effort is blocked on the line. 

88'

Eze hooks in an effort

Robinson's long throw is cleared as far as Eze on the edge of the area who hooks it in on goal but Ruddy claims. 

83'

Home side close to a third

QPR let off again as Afobe somehow misses the target from six yards. Rangers still in this.

82'

Wolves waste a chance

The hosts waste another glorious chance. This time Doherty pokes wide six yards out.

76'

Wolves substitution

Second change for the hosts as Morgan Gibbs-White replaces Helder Costa.

70'

Wszolek goes close

Good work from Eze sees his shot blocked but it falls to Wszolek who is denied by a Ruddy save. QPR pushing for the equaliser. 

63'

Wolves substitution

Wolves make their first change as Benik Afobe replaces Ivan Cavaleiro. 

61'

Booking

Luke Freeman booked for a foul. 

Washington pulls a goal back

Conor Washington's acrobatic goal makes it 2-1 to the hosts.

52'

So close

Nearly an instant equaliser for QPR as Matt Smith sees the ball drop at his feet from 12-yards but he riffles over the bar. QPR back in the match now. 

51'

GOAL

Matt Smith’s header is saved by Ruddy from a short corner but Conor Washington is on hand to hook it over his head and into the goal from six-yards.

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Second Half

Wolves get the match restarted for the second half here at Molineux. 

46'

QPR substitution

Second change for QPR at the break as Matt Smith replaces Jordan Cousins. 

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Wolves 2, QPR 0

QPR trail at the break after an excellent display from table toppers Wolves sees them 2-0 down. Goals from Alfred N'Diaye and Helder Costa handed the hosts the advantage despite a good opening 10 minutes from the R's. 

45'+2'

Booking

Jordan Cousins booked after clattering into Ruben Neves on the edge of the Wolves box. 

45'

Added time

There will be two minutes of time added on at the end of the first half. 

42'

QPR substitution

James Perch goes off and is replaced by Eberechi Eze. The R's defender looked injured prior to the change. 

40'

Booking

Joel Lynch is booked for a late tackle on Costa. 

38'

Wolves flash across goal

The lively pair of Jota and Cavaleiro combine down the left once more before Jota flashes the ball across the face of goal. 

26'

Wolves march forward

QPR's goal is under siege as Cvaleiro and Jota combine again but Smithies charges down their effort. 

21'

Goal

Wolves double their lead as they hit QPR on the break. Jota finds Cavaleiro down the left and he picks out Costa unmarked at the back post who finishes from close range. 2-0. 

17'

Penalty appeal

Jota goes down in the area under challenge from Onuoha but the referee says no penalty to Wolves.

12'

Goal

Wolves take the lead with their first attack as Ivan Cavaleiro crosses into the QPR box and Alfred N'Diaye bundled the ball over the line, he didn't seem to know much about it but QPR are behind. 

05'

Another Conor chance

QPR's Washington with another opportunity as he closes down on goal but his shot is blocked for a R's corner. 

02'

Washington with an early chance

QPR with the first opportunity as Josh Scowen plays Conor Washington in on goal and the R's striker hits a powerful effort at Ruddy from 18-yards. Good start from the R's.

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QPR get the match started

We're underway at Molineux as Luke Freeman gets the match started. Come on you R's!

Here come the teams

On this 200th QPR appearance, Nedum Onuoha leads the R's out at Molineux. Kick-off coming up!

R's squad inspect the pitch

The QPR team check out the Molineux surface. Kick-off now under an hour away in the Midlands. 

Nedum's landmark

QPR captain Nedum Onuoha makes his 200th start for QPR this afternoon. Congratulations Chief!

Breaking QPR team news

QPR boss Ian Holloway has made one change to his starting XI to face Wolves this afternoon.

In comes Jake Bidwell for Matt Smith who drops to the bench. Massimo Luongo misses out again with a knee injury. 

Welcome to Molineux

It's a rather gloomy looking picture at Molineux this afternoon ahead of Wolves v QPR. Fingers crossed the R's can brighten it up! 

Few minutes to spare?

Opposing View

Matchday

It's Matchday 31 in the Sky Bet Championship as QPR head to leaders Wolves today.

Stick with us throughout the day for live updates, behind the scenes coverage and more. 

Other games that day

  • Barnsley1
    Sheffield Wednesday1
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  • Sheffield United2
    Leeds United1
    FT
  • Derby County1
    Norwich City1
    FT
  • Ipswich Town0
    Burton Albion0
    FT
  • Brentford1
    Preston North End1
    FT
  • Bolton Wanderers1
    Fulham1
    FT
  • Middlesbrough2
    Reading1
    FT
  • Nottingham Forest0
    Hull City2
    FT
  • Bristol City3
    Sunderland3
    FT

Sky Bet Championship

P GD Pts
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 31 +33 71
2 Derby County 31 +24 58
3 Aston Villa 30 +19 56
4 Cardiff City 30 +18 55
5 Fulham 31 +16 52
6 Bristol City 31 +9 52
7 Preston North End 31 +8 49
8 Sheffield United 31 +7 49
9 Middlesbrough 31 +11 48
10 Brentford 31 +3 44
11 Leeds United 31 +3 44
12 Ipswich Town 31 +2 44
13 Norwich City 31 -3 44
14 Millwall 31 +2 39
16 Nottingham Forest 31 -15 35
17 Sheffield Wednesday 31 -6 34
18 Reading 31 -7 32
19 Bolton Wanderers 30 -19 30
20 Birmingham City 30 -19 30
21 Hull City 31 -5 29
22 Barnsley 31 -15 28
23 Sunderland 31 -21 26
24 Burton Albion 31 -34 25
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