MARK Warburton was a happy man after seeing his QPR side record their sixth win in seven matches with victory over Bournemouth.
Stefan Johansen scored his first goal for the club to give Rangers the lead after the break before the Cherries levelled through Shane Long.
Todd Kane netted the decider with seven minutes to go.
“We’ve had Watford, Blackburn, then Brentford and now Bournemouth and we have come away with four victories, “Warburton said.
“Bournemouth are a very good team, they have a very talented squad and if you look at their bench it’s some team.
“The players deserve an enormous amount of credit. They have stuck to game plans, they have done their jobs, they have worked tirelessly, they have got first contact and they have shown good football as well, so a huge amount of credit to the squad.
“There’s a lot of respect for Bournemouth, they have a top squad so it’s a really good win for us.”
Warbuton admits his focus now is on looking after his players in order to reduce the risk of injuries to his squad.
“The league has become a maintenance programme,” he explained.
“I know it sounds basic but when you are playing every three days, it places a huge demand on the players, on the club and on the staff in circumstances that we have never seen before due to COVID.
“But what you have to do is get that maintenance right and a lot of credit goes to our very good medical team for that.”
Despite the impressive form which has seen Rangers move to 13th in the table, Warburton warned:
“We are in a good run of form but this division can bite you so easily, so as good as that result is against Bournemouth, it’s all about Preston now.
“That’s how you have to face the Championship. The moment you start living on past results you are in trouble.”
“All the focus switches to next week – we have a tough trip to Preston and then face Birmingham so it’s a big week for us.”