QPR U18s fell to a single goal defeat against Colchester United in Professional Development League 2 South on Saturday morning.
In testing conditions, chances for both sides were limited and the clash looked to be heading for a draw until Tom Stabb broke the deadlock for the U’s on 76 minutes.
Paul Furlong’s R’s will hope to bounce back next weekend when they travel to Coventry City.
QPR U18s: Little, Paiva, Mahorn, Hawkins, McLean, Trialist (Trialist 60), Jude-Boyd (Kalathias 60), Babajide, Aoraha, Dougui (Cotter 75), Kargbo.
Subs (not used): Salamon.