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  • Date:13 Nov 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:City Ground
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

Shaun Derry concedes a free kick for a foul on Dele Adebola. The referee shows Shaun Derry a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Chris Cohen restarts play with the free kick.

90mins

Patrick Agyemang concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Bertrand. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.

89mins

Unfair challenge on Patrick Agyemang by Paul McKenna results in a free kick. Martin Rowlands is brought on as a substitute for Adel Taarabt. Direct free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

88mins

Corner from right by-line taken by Chris Cohen.

87mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leon Clarke on Paul Anderson. Free kick taken by Chris Gunter.

85mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adel Taarabt by Paul McKenna. Paul McKenna is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Kaspars Gorkss.

84mins

Unfair challenge on Chris Cohen by Tommy Smith results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Luke Chambers.

83mins

Kaspars Gorkss challenges Wes Morgan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.

82mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Anderson on Adel Taarabt. Adel Taarabt takes the free kick.

79mins

Leon Clarke comes on in place of Hogan Ephraim.

79mins

Nathan Tyson on for Lewis McGugan.

77mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Adel Taarabt from the right by-line.

77mins

Patrick Agyemang takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.

73mins

Centre by Tommy Smith.

72mins

Corner taken by Lewis McGugan.

72mins

Lewis McGugan takes a shot. Save by Patrick Kenny.

71mins

The offside flag is raised against Robert Earnshaw. Direct free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

70mins

Shaun Derry has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area missing to the wide left of the goal.

67mins

Patrick Agyemang replaces Rob Hulse.

66mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Robert Earnshaw on Clint Hill. Free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

66mins

Shot by Adel Taarabt went wide of the left-hand upright.

65mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Rob Hulse on Wes Morgan. Rob Hulse receives a caution. Free kick taken by Wes Morgan.

64mins

Adel Taarabt has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal.

61mins

Foul by Rob Hulse on Luke Chambers, free kick awarded. Dele Adebola is brought on as a substitute for Dexter Blackstock. Radoslaw Majewski goes off and Robert Earnshaw comes on. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.

60mins

Dexter Blackstock takes a shot. Save by Patrick Kenny.

57mins

Rob Hulse challenges Luke Chambers unfairly and gives away a free kick. Luke Chambers takes the free kick.

56mins

The referee blows for offside against Tommy Smith. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Camp.

53mins

Radoslaw Majewski has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.

50mins

Outswinging corner taken by Adel Taarabt.

47mins

Unfair challenge on Paul McKenna by Shaun Derry results in a free kick. Lewis McGugan takes the direct free kick.

47mins

Foul by Paul McKenna on Rob Hulse, free kick awarded. Adel Taarabt takes the free kick.

46mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alejandro Faurlin on Paul McKenna. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.

45mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luke Chambers by Rob Hulse. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.

41mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Lewis McGugan from the left by-line, Alejandro Faurlin manages to make a clearance.

40mins

Chris Gunter sends in a cross.

38mins

Foul by Dexter Blackstock on Shaun Derry, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Alejandro Faurlin, Wes Morgan makes a clearance.

36mins

Dexter Blackstock is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

35mins

Adel Taarabt produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

34mins

Radoslaw Majewski challenges Adel Taarabt unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kyle Walker takes the free kick.

32mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Adel Taarabt, Clint Hill produces a header from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

31mins

Adel Taarabt takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.

30mins

Chris Gunter fouled by Hogan Ephraim, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Chris Gunter.

28mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alejandro Faurlin by Dexter Blackstock. Dexter Blackstock is given a yellow card. Shot comes in from Adel Taarabt from the free kick.

28mins

Chris Cohen gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adel Taarabt. Adel Taarabt restarts play with the free kick.

25mins

Adel Taarabt takes a shot.

22mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Chris Cohen from the right by-line.

21mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Lewis McGugan.

20mins

Effort on goal by Lewis McGugan from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

15mins

Adel Taarabt takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.

14mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dexter Blackstock on Shaun Derry. Free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

13mins

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Adel Taarabt, save by Lee Camp.

13mins

Hogan Ephraim takes a shot. Lee Camp makes a save.

9mins

Corner taken right-footed by Lewis McGugan from the left by-line, Dexter Blackstock has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

8mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dexter Blackstock by Kaspars Gorkss. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Lewis McGugan.

3mins

Inswinging corner taken by Alejandro Faurlin.

The match has kicked off.

It is the end of the first-half.

The match has reached full-time.

The second half begins.

Match Preview

Forest fresh for Rangers test Nottingham Forest have no new problems as they attempt to become the first team to beat QPR in the Championship. But boss Billy Davies faces some selection poses, the biggest of which is whether to recall club captain Paul McKenna. The experienced midfielder was dropped to the bench against Coventry in midweek after missing training on Monday due to a family issue. Striker Dexter Blackstock, also among the substitutes on Tuesday night, is another eying-up a return to the starting line-up against his former club. Davies, whose only injury absentee remains defender Kelvin Wilson (back), has seen his side go unbeaten at the City Ground in 27 games and is confident the Reds can knock QPR out of their stride. "We will be ready for them," said the Scot. "QPR are one of the big boys now in this division and they will play with confidence. It is a good test, a great test in fact." QPR will put their unbeaten record on the line without defenders Bradley Orr and Matt Connolly. Right-back Orr is in the middle of a three-match ban following his sending-off against Reading last Saturday and centre-half Connolly serves a one-game suspension after seeing red at Portsmouth in midweek. With Fitz Hall short of fitness after a hamstring injury, Clint Hill could move from left-back into the centre with Gary Borrowdale or Mikele Leigertwood drafted into the back four. Striker Heidar Helguson has missed the last three games with a shoulder injury and is unlikely to be risked. Gavin Mahon, Georgios Tofas (both hamstring), Akos Buzsaky, Peter Ramage and Lee Cook (all knee) are still missing, although the latter has been pencilled in for a reserve outing soon.

Formation:451Manager: Billy Davies

Nottm Forest

Formation: 352Manager: Neil Warnock

QPR

  • Lee Camp
  • Chris Gunter
  • Wes Morgan
  • Luke Chambers
  • Ryan Bertrand
  • Paul Anderson
  • Lewis McGugan
  • Paul McKenna
  • Radoslaw Majewski
  • Chris Cohen
  • Dexter Blackstock
  • SUBS
  • Paul Smith
  • Dele Adebola
  • Robert Earnshaw
  • Nathan Tyson
  • Garath McCleary
  • Guy Moussi
  • Joel Lynch

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Match Report

QPR maintain unbeaten record at Forest QPR's unbeaten record was maintained at the City Ground but Neil Warnock's promotion chasers were held to their seventh draw in nine outings by Nottingham Forest, with the match ending 0-0. Rangers were the better side in a first half of few chances, with Adel Taarabt at the heart of much of their good work. A key moment came midway through the opening period when referee Andy D'Urso dismissed a strong penalty claim after QPR's Tommy Smith appeared to be bundled over by Lewis McGugan. Forest offered a greater attacking threat in the second half as midfielder McGugan became the game's most prominent player. And the Reds had a penalty shout of their own turned down with 18 minutes remaining after Alejandro Faurlin's clumsy challenge on substitute Robert Earnshaw. Billy Davies made three changes to the Forest side which beat Coventry 2-1 in midweek, with skipper Paul McKenna, Paul Anderson and Dexter Blackstock coming in for Guy Moussi, Nathan Tyson and Earnshaw. For QPR, Hogan Ephraim replaced the suspended Matthew Connolly. The visitors settled first and dominated early possession but goalmouth opportunities were hard to come by in a tight opening. Blackstock had the first attempt at goal for Forest in the ninth minute but his header from McGugan's corner sailed harmlessly over. Ephraim then found space to get a shot away but Lee Camp tipped impressively around the post. In the 25th minute QPR had a penalty appeal turned down as Kyle Walker burst into the Forest half on the counter-attack and played the ball to Taarabt, whose deflected shot fell kindly to Tommy Smith. Sensing the danger, McGugan lunged in untidily behind the Rangers striker, but the protests were waved away. Taarabt was becoming an increasing worry for Forest. A delicate chip from the Moroccan playmaker after half an hour was tipped out of the top corner by Camp and he lashed a volley wide from 16 yards in the 34th minute. Forest managed to stifle QPR until the interval and chances remained at a premium in the second half. A throughball from Smith allowed Jamie Mackie to briefly escape the attentions of the Forest defence but the Scotland international was forced wide and his effort found the side netting. Forest began to show more attacking intent around the hour and a slaloming run from Blackstock ended with Paddy Kenny collecting his shot at the second attempt. McGugan was starting to drive his side forward and his rasping effort from 18 yards drew a magnificent save from Kenny in the 72nd minute. Earnshaw was first to the loose ball and QPR defender Alejandro bundled into the back of the Welsh striker, but D'Urso was once again unmoved.

Form Guide

    LWWLDW
  • Nottm Forest
  • VS
  • QPR
  • DDDDWD

Last Meetings

  • Nottm Forest
  • 5 - 0
  • QPR
  • 26/01/2010
  • QPR
  • 1 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 22/08/2009
  • Nottm Forest
  • 2 - 2
  • QPR
  • 07/02/2009
  • QPR
  • 2 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 18/10/2008
  • QPR
  • 2 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 30/04/2005
  • Nottm Forest
  • 2 - 1
  • QPR
  • 04/12/2004

Top Scorers

Nottm Forest

  • L McGugan 7
  • D Blackstock 3
  • R Majewski 2
  • P McKenna 1
  • R Earnshaw 1
  • C Cohen 1
  • D McGoldrick 1
  • P Anderson 1

QPR

  • J Mackie 8
  • P Agyemang 2
  • H Helguson 2
  • K Gorkss 2
  • H Ephraim 2
  • A Taarabt 2
  • T Smith 1
  • F Hall 1
  • B Orr 1
  • A Faurlin 1

Goals

Nottm Forest

    • Total goals 35
    • Goals per game 19
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

QPR

    • Total goals 46
    • Goals per game 30
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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