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Bolton Wanderers vs Queens Park Rangers at University of Bolton Stadium

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  • 1 Bolton Wanderers

    • 69‘ Josh Magennis
  • 2 Queens Park Rangers

    • 26‘ Luke Freeman
    • 56‘ Eberechi Eze

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Key Moments

  • Bolton sub Josh Magennis pulls a goal back with a free-kick
  • Nice and Eze - QPR 2-0 up after Eberechi lashes home
  • Nice and Freesy - QPR midfielder finishes from six-yards
  • McClaren names unchanged starting XI
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  • 1 GK Alnwick
  • 16 D Olkowski
  • 7 M Oztumer (82‘)
  • 28 FWD Magennis (60‘)
  • 31 D Wheater
  • 5 D Beevers
  • 30 FWD Wildschut (35‘)
  • 19 M O'Neil
  • 9 FWD Doidge
  • 21 Williams
  • 12 M Noone
  • 13 GK Lumley
  • 22 D Rangel
  • 3 D Bidwell
  • 8 M Cousins
  • 37 D Leistner
  • 33 D Lynch
  • 10 FWD Eze
  • 21 M Luongo
  • 5 D Cameron (73‘)
  • 17 FWD Smith (87‘)
  • 11 M Scowen (83‘)

Substitutes

  • 29 D Jonathan Grounds (82‘)
  • 10 M Sammy Ameobi (35‘)
  • 4 Jason Lowe (60‘)
  • 6 M Josh Vela
  • 18 M Marc Wilson
  • 20 GK Remi Matthews
  • 14 D Jack Hobbs
  • 7 M Luke Freeman (83‘)
  • 32 FWD Nahki Wells (87‘)
  • 16 FWD Tomer Hemed (73‘)
  • 15 D Alex Baptiste
  • 23 M Pawel Wszolek
  • 20 M Bright Samuel
  • 1 GK Matt Ingram

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The final whistle goes and QPR record their first away win of the season. Goals from Luke Freeman and Eberechi Eze in both halves set the R's on their way before Josh Magennis pulled a goal back to set up a nervy final 20 minutes. However, Steve McClaren's side held on to secure all three points to stretch their unbeaten run to four matches in all competitions.

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Ball back with Lumley for a goal-kick.

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There will be 4 minutes at the end of the match to be played. 

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David Wheater heads the resulting corner wide. QPR breathe a sigh of relief. 

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The hosts win a late set-piece.

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Final QPR change as Matt Smith comes on to replace Nahki Wells.

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Lumley gets down to save a deflected shot from Christian Doidge. Corner to Bolton.

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Another defensive change for QPR as goalscorer Luke Freeman is replaced by Josh Scowen.

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Jonathan Grounds is replaced by Rhun Oztumer for Bolton.

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QPR under pressure as they clear the corner but Bolton are back on the attack before the ball eventually goes out of play.

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Joe gets two hands to Pawel Plowski's long-range drive to tip it over for a corner.

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Luke Freeman's corner comes to nothing as Alnwick eventually claims the ball from the R's attack. 

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Wells free-kick hits the Bolton wall and it is a QPR corner. 

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QPR win a free-kick in a dangerous position 20-yards from goal after Cousins is fouled.

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First change for the R's as Tomer Hemed makes way for Geoff Cameron. 

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Bolton pulls one back as Josh Magennis riffles home a free-kick from the edge of the QPR area through the hands of Lumley. 

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Change for the hosts as Jason Lowe makes way for Josh Magennis.

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QPR 2-0 up as a nice bit of combination play from Freeman and Hemed sees the ball drop to Eze 12-yards from goal, he pokes it away from his marker before lashing it past Alnwick. 

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From the resulting set piece, David Wheater rises highest for Bolton and heads narrowly over Lumley's crossbar.

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Bolton win a corner after a shot is deflected behind. 

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Eight minutes into the second half and no real chances of note for either side so far. Rangers still in front. 

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QPR get the game restarted here. Come on you R's!

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QPR lead at the break courtesy of Luke Freeman's 26th-minute opener. A flowing move down the right was capped off when Freeman turned in Wells centre inside the six-yard box. Rangers in the driving seat at the break.

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There will be 3 minutes of added time at the end of the first half. 

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Craig Noone goes from close to equalising but somehow fires wide from 10-yards. Lucky for QPR.

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Into the final few moments of the first half where QPR lead 1-0 through Luke Freeman's 26th minute opener. 

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Luke Freeman puts the R's in front at the University of Bolton stadium.

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Bolton sub as Sammy Ameobi is replaced by Yanic Wildschut.

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Lovely following move from QPR as Wells breaks before playing a one-two with Eze. Wells centre into the six-yard box finds the onrushing Freeman who sidefoots from close range. Get in!

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Nahki Wells down the right pulls back to Eze on the edge of the Bolton area but the youngster clips it well over Ben Alnwick's crossbar from 18-yards. 

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Not too much of a concern though as QPR deal with the corner and clear. 

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Bit of a miscommunication between Lumley and Rangel with the Spaniard heading behind. 

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Craig Noone is an early entry into the notebook of the referee for a foul on Eze. 

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Free-kick to the hosts but Sammy Ameobi can only nod well wide of Lumley's goal from 10-yards. 

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QPR take the game to Bolton in the early exchanges with Wells nearly connecting with a cross before then heading into the side netting. Positive from the R's. 

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Bolton Wanderers get the match underway here in Lancashire. Full updates to follow. Come on Rangers!!!

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QPR skipper Toni Leistner leads the R's out at the University of Bolton Stadium. Come on you R's!

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QPR boss Steve McClaren names an unchanged side from that team that drew 0-0 at Birmingham last time out. 

Midfielder Josh Scowen, back from a knee problem, has to settle for a place on the subs bench.

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The squad are here at the University of Bolton Stadium. Team news to follow at 2pm.

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After a two week hiatus, Championship football returns as QPR heads to Bolton Wanderers this afternoon.

Stick with us throughout the day as the R's head to the University of Bolton Stadium for updates and behind the scenes coverage.

Other games that day

  • Blackburn Rovers1
    Aston Villa1
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  • Sheffield Wednesday2
    Stoke City2
    FT
  • Hull City2
    Ipswich Town0
    FT
  • Preston North End2
    Reading3
    FT
  • Norwich City1
    Middlesbrough0
    FT
  • Rotherham United1
    Derby County0
    FT
  • Brentford2
    Wigan Athletic0
    FT
  • Bristol City1
    Sheffield United0
    FT
  • Millwall1
    Leeds United1
    FT
  • Swansea City0
    Nottingham Forest0
    FT

Sky Bet Championship

P GD Pts
1 Leeds United 7 +10 15
2 Brentford 7 +8 14
3 Bristol City 7 +6 14
4 Middlesbrough 7 +6 14
5 Sheffield United 7 +3 12
6 Swansea City 7 +2 12
7 Derby County 7 +1 12
8 West Bromwich Albion 7 +6 11
9 Sheffield Wednesday 7 0 11
10 Bolton Wanderers 7 -1 11
11 Wigan Athletic 7 +1 10
12 Aston Villa 7 0 10
13 Blackburn Rovers 7 -1 10
14 Rotherham United 7 -5 9
15 Nottingham Forest 7 0 8
16 Norwich City 7 -2 8
17 Hull City 7 -3 7
19 Millwall 7 -2 6
20 Stoke City 7 -4 6
21 Birmingham City 7 -2 5
22 Reading 7 -3 5
23 Preston North End 7 -5 5
24 Ipswich Town 7 -6 3
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