KAZENGA LuaLua says the QPR players are determined to move as far as they can up the table after Tuesday night’s win against Wigan moved Rangers ten points clear of the relegation zone.
LuaLua, on loan from Brighton for the remainder of the season, came off the bench during the first-half to inspire QPR to maximum points against the Latics.
In the eyes of many R’s fans, the 26 year-old was the man of the match, but the creative winger side-stepped the opportunity to discuss his own role following the game.
“It’s not about me, it’s about the team,” he told www.qpr.co.uk.
“It was a good team performance. We had to battle and we were all delighted to come out with the win.
“It was important for us. After the good performance at Birmingham, it was great to follow that up with a victory against a team who are fighting for the points like we are.”
Matt Smith fired QPR into an early lead before Omar Bogle halved the deficit for the visitors from the penalty spot in the first half.
Conor Washington netted his fourth goal in six games to seal the victory, and LuaLua said: “It was a great start.
“I think in a few of the games at home we haven’t started too well so this was perfect to score the early goal.
“It was a blow to concede the equaliser but we responded and the three points were massive for us.
“Our strikers are scoring goals, and that’s always a good thing! Strikers always want to score, so it is great for them and their confidence that they’re doing that. We are all really happy for them.”
Victory over Warren Joyce’s side was only Rangers’ fifth win at Loftus Road this season, and LuaLua admitted: “When you are at home you want to win as many games as you can but we know that every game is so tough in this league.
“No matter who you play, they are always going to make it difficult for you.”
As QPR prepare for this weekend’s trip to Preston, they do so knowing back-to-back wins have given them a great chance of being in the Championship next term.
But LuaLua says, despite that, there won’t be any let-up from the players between now and the end of the season.
“We know the gap is a bit better for us now but we don’t want to stop there, we want to keep going and keep going,” he said.
“We have another difficult game this weekend. We just need to keep going, do our best and see what happens.”