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Queens Park Rangers vs Hull City at Loftus Road Stadium

Luke Freeman knocks the ball past Daniel Batty

  • 2 Queens Park Rangers

    • 24‘ Pawel Wszolek
    • 92‘ Luke Freeman
  • 3 Hull City

    • 6‘ Jarrod Bowen
    • 22‘ Markus Henriksen
    • 69‘ Jarrod Bowen


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Key Moments

  • Freeman bundles across the line in stoppage time
  • Bowen scored a second to make it 3-1 to Hull after fortunate rebound
  • Wszolek pulls a goal back for QPR as the R's respond quickly
  • Clever Henriksen flick doubles Hull's lead from corner
  • Bowen gives Hull early lead from just inside QPR box
  • QPR name an unchanged starting XI to face Hull
Hide Line-ups
  • 13 GK Lumley
  • 17 FWD Smith (73‘)
  • 3 D Bidwell
  • 16 FWD Hemed (63‘)
  • 37 D Leistner
  • 33 D Lynch
  • 20 M Osayi-Samuel (86‘)
  • 21 M Luongo
  • 32 FWD Wells
  • 10 FWD Eze
  • 7 M Freeman
  • 1 GK Marshall
  • 17 D Kane
  • 27 McKenzie (45‘)
  • 22 M Henriksen
  • 35 D Elphick
  • 4 D de Wijs (45‘)
  • 20 FWD Bowen
  • 18 M Batty
  • 25 FWD Campbell
  • 16 D Irvine
  • 3 D Mazuch (74‘)


  • 22 D Angel Rangel (73‘)
  • 23 M Pawel Wszolek (86‘)
  • 5 D Geoff Cameron (63‘)
  • 8 M Jordan Cousins
  • 11 M Josh Scowen
  • 1 GK Matt Ingram
  • 2 D Darnell Furlong
  • 5 D Reece Burke (45‘)
  • 2 D Eric Lichaj (45‘)
  • 14 M Kamil Grosicki (74‘)
  • 6 D Kevin Stewart
  • 19 FWD Will Keane
  • 12 GK George Long
  • 29 FWD Chris Martin

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QPR 2, Hull City 3

It's too little too late as QPR suffer defeat. Two goals after 22 minutes for Hull handed them the lead before Wszolek pulled a goal back. However, Jarrod Bowen grabbed his second of the afternoon midway through the second half and despite Luke Freeman's stoppage-time goal Rangers suffer the first defeat at Loftus Road in five matches.


So close

Freeman takes aim and it's so close to going in but just goes wide of the post. 


Free-kick to QPR

Rangers with a free-kick 25-yards from goal. Freeman to take. 


Freeman pulls one back

Rangers get it back to 3-2 in stoppage time as Osayi-Samuel's cross is nodded down by Hemed and Freeman bundles it across the line. Come on Rangers! 




Added time

There will be four minutes to play at the end of the game. 


QPR substitution

Final change for QPR as Pawel Wszolek is replaced by Bright Osayi-Samuel. 



Jake Bidwell goes into the notebook following a foul. 


Smith with a chance

The first opportunity for QPR forward Matt Smith as Bidwell crosses from the left and finds Smith 12-yards on the volley but the R's forward side-footed over the bar. 


Hull substitution

Kamil Grosicki is replaced by Ondrej Mazuch for the visitors. 


QPR substitution

Angel Rangel is replaced by Matt Smith.



Kamil Grosicki booked for Hull.


Lumley denies

Joe Lumley gives QPR a lifeline with a fine save from Jackson Irvine at the back post from six yards. QPR need to get a goal back quickly. 



Hull make it 3-1 through Jarrod Bowen as he gets on Grosicki's through ball - with a hint of offside - as Lumley denies his first effort but the rebound falls kindly with Bowen and he finishes into the empty net. 


Hemed drags wide

Eze drops deeper to gather the ball before finding Hemed outside the box but the forward drags a low effort well wide of the upright. 


QPR substitution

QPR make their first change as Tomer Hemed comes on to replace Geoff Cameron.


Freeman takes aim

Luke Freeman tries to cross for Wells but it's cleared only as far as the R's midfielder but his follow-up shoot zips over the bar. 


Hull shoot over

Jackson Irvine pulls the ball back to goalscorer Markus Henriksen but he blazes over the QPR bar. 



Toni Leistner was booked for a foul. 


Back underway

Hull City get the match restarted. Come on you R's! 


Double Hull change

Hull City make a double change as Robbie McKenzie and and Jordy De Wijs come on for Eric Lichaj and Reece Burke. 


QPR 1, Hull City 2

The half-time whistle goes and it's QPR 1, Hull 2, The visitors took the lead through Bowen and Henrikson before Pawel Wszolek pulled a goal back for the R's. All to play for after the break.


Eze header saved

QPR go close just before half-time as Eze sees his header from Wells cross saved. 


Added time

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


Eze from distance

Ebere takes aim from 25-yards but Batty gets a foot to the effort and takes the sting out of it as it finds the midriff of Hull keeper David Marshall.


Lynch denied

Luke Freeman's corner is much better this time and it finds Lynch from six-yards at the back post but the keeper pushes it away for another corner. 


Rangel hits the beans

Great strike from 25-yards from Angel Rangel but the effort swings and smashes against the post. What a goal that would have been. 


Wells denied

Rangel makes a great block at one end as QPR break through Wszolek. His pull-back finds Nahki Wells but the keeper gets down well to deny the Bermudian. 


Irvine heads over

Hull with a chance to extend their lead as Kamil Grosicki gets to the byline down the left and his cross finds Irvin unmarked but the Australian international heads over. 


Nearly level

That seems to have woken QPR up as this time Freeman combines with Nahki Wells but Marshall makes a super stop to deny the forward as he turns around the post. 


QPR pull a goal back

Rangers are back in the game as a good move from QPR sees Angel Rangel slide in Pawel Wszolek and the Polish winger slots it through the legs of David Marshall. 1-2. 





Hull City double their lead as Markus Henriksen flicks in a corner from the Tigers and QPR are 2-0 down. 


Corner cleared

Freeman's corner doesn't beat the first man and Hull clear. 


QPR corner

Todd Kane turns Wszolek's cross out for a corner to QPR.


Play held up

Play held up as Hull's Reece Burke gets treatment to a facial injury following a coming together with Nahki Wells. Looks ok to carry on for now. 


Leistner down

Toni Leistner takes a boot int he face from an overhead kick in the box but the referee doesn't award anything. The play is then stopped to treat the injury. 


Luongo deflected over

Free-kick to QPR as Freeman takes it drops to Luongo 12-yards from goal but his effort is deflected over for a corner which is eventually cleared. 



Hull City take the lead as Jarrod Bowen is allowed to come inside on his left foot past Lynch and scores into the bottom corner from just inside the box. Bad start from QPR. 



Five gone at Loftus Road and little between the two sides so far. 


Off and underway

Here we go in W12 as Luke Freeman gets the match underway. Come on you R's! 


Here come the teams

Captain Toni Leistner leads the R's out at Loftus Road ahead of kick-off against Hull City. 


Warm-up underway


Breaking QPR team news

QPR boss Steve McClaren names an unchanged side to face Hull City this afternoon. One change on the bench sees Darnell Furlong replace Grant Hall.


Freeman of the city?

Can Luke find the back of the net again this afternoon? Freeman is at Loftus Road nice and early. 


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Opta Stats

QPR have only won one of their last nine league matches against Hull (D4 L4) - it came in this exact fixture last season.

Hull have won two of their last three away league matches against QPR (L1) - as many as in their previous 19 combined.

Steve McClaren and Nigel Adkins last faced in October 2014, when McClaren's Derby won 3-0 away at Reading.

Nigel Adkins has won three away league games against QPR, all with different teams - Scunthorpe United, Southampton and Reading.

QPR are looking to win four consecutive home league games in a single season for the first time since March 2017 under Ian Holloway.

Hull have picked up as many points in their last two away league games (four - W1 D1) as they had in their first seven of the season combined before this (W1 D1 L5).


Last time at Loftus Road


Opposing View


McClaren on Hull

Other games that day

  • Nottingham Forest2
    Ipswich Town0
  • Bolton Wanderers1
    Wigan Athletic1
  • Birmingham City3
    Preston North End0
  • Blackburn Rovers4
    Sheffield Wednesday2
  • Norwich City3
    Rotherham United1
  • Derby County2
    Swansea City1
  • Reading2
    Stoke City2
  • Sheffield United0
    Leeds United1
  • Middlesbrough0
    Aston Villa3

Sky Bet Championship

P GD Pts
1 Norwich City 20 +13 40
2 Leeds United 20 +16 39
3 Middlesbrough 20 +9 35
4 West Bromwich Albion 19 +14 34
5 Nottingham Forest 20 +11 34
6 Sheffield United 20 +8 34
7 Derby County 20 +6 34
8 Aston Villa 20 +9 31
9 Birmingham City 20 +6 30
10 Blackburn Rovers 20 -4 29
12 Stoke City 20 0 27
13 Swansea City 20 +1 26
14 Bristol City 19 0 25
15 Wigan Athletic 20 -5 25
16 Sheffield Wednesday 20 -11 23
17 Preston North End 20 -4 22
18 Brentford 19 +2 21
19 Hull City 20 -9 20
20 Rotherham United 20 -11 20
21 Reading 20 -6 18
22 Bolton Wanderers 20 -13 18
23 Millwall 19 -9 17
24 Ipswich Town 20 -18 11
Full table