Sylla's joy at QPR's late, late show

Idrissa Sylla was the star of the show on Saturday, as QPR came from a goal down to beat recently-relegated Hull City at Loftus Road. 

Trailing to Jarrod Bowen's first half goal, Rangers drew level through sub Matt Smith 15 minutes from time. 

Then Sylla, a late substitute himself, came off the bench to slam home the winner in the first of seven second half stoppage-time minutes to cap a remarkable turnaround for Holloway's never-say-die charges. 

"It was an amazing feeling," Sylla told www.qpr.co.uk

"I felt we got what we deserved for our overall performance, especially in the final stages when we threw everything at them to try and play our way back into the game. 

"Even at 1-1, we kept looking for the winner and we got it, which was an amazing feeling."

Sylla was in the right place at the right time to slot home from close-range after Conor Washington raced through and looped the ball over Alan McGregor.

Thereafter, it was a fairly straightforward finish for the R's frontman, slotting in from four yards - but one which sent Loftus Road into raptures. 

"There's no better feeling than scoring a winning goal in the last minute," he said. 

"The noise around the stadium when the ball hit the back of the net was incredible!

"That's three home wins in a row now at Loftus Road this season and we need to maintain that form in front of our own supporters. 

"It was an amazing end to the game and one we want again and again and again."

At the other end, Rangers were again indebted to Alex Smithies for making a smart save late on - and Sylla paid tribute to the R's number one. 

"Alex is an amazing keeper," he said. 

"That save was huge for us, as was the way we defended the scramble in the final moments when Matt (Smith) cleared the ball off the line. 

"Those moments were massive and allowed us to get the win we all so desperately wanted."

There's no better feeling than scoring a winning goal in the last minute.

Idrissa Sylla
Idrissa Sylla scores the winner in stoppage time