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  • Date:03 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Loftus Road Stadium
  • Attendance:15,618
  • Faurlin (52)
    Taarabt - pen (84)
  • Pitman (49) Caulker (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:35 +3.35

Shot by Tommy Smith from deep inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

92:18 +2.18

Marvin Elliott is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Kyle Walker, save by David James.

90:43 +0.43

Steven Caulker grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box high into the middle of the goal. QPR 2-2 Bristol City.Steven Caulker shown a yellow card. Corner taken by Jamal Campbell-Ryce from the right by-line, Jamal Campbell-Ryce provided the assist for the goal.

90:12 +0.12

Jamal Campbell-Ryce takes a shot. Save by Patrick Kenny.

89:46

Brett Pitman takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Shaun Derry.

88:49

Petter Vaagan Moen fouled by Marvin Elliott, the ref awards a free kick. Clint Hill restarts play with the free kick.

87:14

Damion Stewart comes on in place of Lee Johnson.

86:26

Petter Vaagan Moen comes on in place of Adel Taarabt.

85:35

Jamal Campbell-Ryce takes a shot. Save by Patrick Kenny.

83:39

Marvin Elliott is shown a yellow card. Adel Taarabt scores a penalty. QPR 2-1 Bristol City.Marvin Elliott concedes a Penalty for a foul on Rob Hulse.

82:29

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jamie Mackie by Jamal Campbell-Ryce. Adel Taarabt crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance made by Brett Pitman.

81:37

Kyle Walker has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide left of the goal.

79:19

Free kick awarded for a foul by Cole Skuse on Adel Taarabt. Free kick taken by Adel Taarabt.

77:29

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brett Pitman by Clint Hill. Cole Skuse takes the direct free kick.

75:02

Brett Pitman goes into the book. Unfair challenge on Adel Taarabt by Brett Pitman results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Kyle Walker.

74:33

Jamie Mackie has a volleyed shot. Blocked by Steven Caulker.

72:56

Danny Haynes is brought on as a substitute for Albert Adomah.

69:40

Rob Hulse fouled by Cole Skuse, the ref awards a free kick. Kyle Walker takes the direct free kick.

68:36

Outswinging corner taken by Adel Taarabt from the right by-line played to the near post, Cole Skuse manages to make a clearance.

66:30

Corner taken short by Adel Taarabt.

65:45

David Clarkson comes on in place of Jonathan Stead.

64:00

Adel Taarabt takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Brett Pitman makes a clearance.

62:55

Corner taken by Adel Taarabt from the right by-line, clearance by Kalifa Cisse.

61:24

Jamal Campbell-Ryce fouled by Shaun Derry, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Brett Pitman.

57:02

Effort from deep inside the area by Rob Hulse clears the bar.

52:24

Alejandro Faurlin finds the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. QPR 1-1 Bristol City.Assist on the goal came from Adel Taarabt.

50:57

Shot by Kyle Walker from a long way out goes over the target.

49:20

A goal is scored by Brett Pitman from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. QPR 0-1 Bristol City.

48:20

Adel Taarabt takes a corner.

45:31

Adel Taarabt takes a shot. Blocked by Marvin Elliott.

45:11 +0.11

Rob Hulse has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

44:27

Strike by Rob Hulse from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

43:40

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Adel Taarabt, Kalifa Cisse makes a clearance.

43:00

Inswinging corner taken by Adel Taarabt, David James makes a save.

40:22

Brett Pitman takes a shot. Patrick Kenny makes a save.

36:27

Adel Taarabt takes a shot from a long way out which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

36:14

Lee Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Tommy Smith. Tommy Smith takes the direct free kick.

32:42

Unfair challenge on Jamie Mackie by Lewin Nyatanga results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Adel Taarabt from left wing, Lewin Nyatanga manages to make a clearance.

31:17

Alejandro Faurlin takes a shot from a long way out clearing the bar.

30:46

The referee blows for offside against Albert Adomah. Patrick Kenny takes the free kick.

30:04

Inswinging corner taken by Adel Taarabt from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Lewin Nyatanga.

28:49

Jamal Campbell-Ryce takes a shot. Comfortable save by Patrick Kenny.

26:37

Jamie Mackie produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.

25:07

Bradley Orr booked. Free kick awarded for a foul by Bradley Orr on Jamal Campbell-Ryce. Direct free kick taken by Brett Pitman.

20:39

Rob Hulse takes a shot. Save made by David James.

19:30

Unfair challenge on Lewin Nyatanga by Bradley Orr results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lewin Nyatanga.

18:35

Long distance shot from Jamie Mackie misses to the left of the goal.

17:46

The referee blows for offside. David James restarts play with the free kick.

17:10

Adel Taarabt takes a shot. Save made by David James.

15:38

Effort on goal by Shaun Derry from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

14:32

The referee blows for offside. Patrick Kenny takes the free kick.

12:55

Tommy Smith produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

12:19

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Adel Taarabt.

12:02

Kyle Walker takes a shot. Blocked by Kalifa Cisse.

10:23

Foul by Marvin Elliott on Adel Taarabt, free kick awarded. Alejandro Faurlin takes the free kick.

9:47

Free kick awarded for a foul by Clint Hill on Brett Pitman. Lee Johnson takes the direct free kick.

9:11

Close range header by Rob Hulse misses to the right of the goal.

4:49

Adel Taarabt has shot on goal from a long way out that goes wide left.

4:17

Marvin Elliott challenges Adel Taarabt unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Adel Taarabt, Cole Skuse makes a clearance.

2:22

Lewin Nyatanga fouled by Rob Hulse, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Lewin Nyatanga.

0:23

Brett Pitman takes a corner.

The game begins.

Match Preview

Connolly out for Rangers Leaders QPR will be without Matt Connolly for the clash with Bristol City. The centre-half is suspended after he was sent off during Saturday's 1-0 defeat at Norwich so Fitz Hall or Bradley Orr will come into the back four. Midfielder Tommy Smith should return to the side after he missed out at Carrow Road under the terms of his loan deal, with Leon Clarke likely to make way. Norway international Petter Vaagen Moen could also be added to the squad after joining from SK Brann. Defender Peter Ramage and midfielders Akos Buszaky and Lee Cook are still on the sidelines with knee injuries. Neil Warnock's side remain four points clear at the top despite Saturday's setback. Cole Skuse has added to City`s injury problems. The midfielder was forced off early in the second half of the home victory over Cardiff and is unlikely to be included in the squad which travels to west London. Boss Keith Millen still has defensive problems with Liam Fontaine (ankle) and Jamie McAllister (calf) out along with last season`s top goalscorer Nicky Maynard (knee). But captain Louis Carey could be in line for a place in the squad following illness and a torn calf muscle. Damion Stewart, Christian Ribeiro, David Clarkson and Danny Haynes are options for Millen if he wants to freshen up his starting line-up.

Formation:4231Manager: Neil Warnock

QPR

Formation: 442Manager: Keith Millen

Bristol City

  • Patrick Kenny
  • Bradley Orr
  • Kaspars Gorkss
  • Clint Hill
  • Kyle Walker
  • Alejandro Faurlin
  • Shaun Derry
  • Jamie Mackie
  • Adel Taarabt
  • Tommy Smith
  • Rob Hulse
  • SUBS
  • Radek Cerny
  • Leon Clarke
  • Martin Rowlands
  • Patrick Agyemang
  • Gary Borrowdale
  • Antonio German
  • Petter Vaagan Moen

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Match Report

Caulker late show denies Hoops Stephen Caulker denied npower Championship leaders QPR victory with a dramatic late leveller to seal a 2-2 draw for lowly Bristol City. Rangers, who dominated the game for long periods, were leading with six minutes to go through a penalty from Adel Taarabt. But as the game moved into stoppage time, Rangers failed to deal with Jamal Campbell-Ryce's corner and on-loan Tottenham defender Caulker crashed a header into the net. Despite bossing the first half, Rangers somehow found themselves behind just after the interval as Clint Hill's mistake allowed Brett Pitman to convert a rare City chance. However, Neil Warnock's side, who had lost three of their last five matches having previously gone 19 games unbeaten to set the early pace, hit straight back when Taarabt set up Alejandro Faurlin. Taarabt was at the heart of a one-sided opening period and fizzed an early 30-yard drive just over the top. The hosts should have taken the lead in the ninth minute when Tommy Smith, who completed his permanent switch from Portsmouth on the morning of the game, crossed for Rob Hulse but the big striker put his free header over. Rangers had the ball in the net in the 18th minute but Jamie Mackie's celebrations were cut short by an offside trap. David James had no chance with that effort but the 40-year-old former England goalkeeper showed his class a few moments later with a stunning point-blank save to keep out another Hulse header. Home goalkeeper Paddy Kenny, a spectator for the first half an hour, was finally called into action when he kept out a low drive from Campbell-Ryce. Normal service was soon resumed with Mackie and Taarabt firing wide, until City woke up and suddenly produced the move of the first half, Campbell-Ryce and Jon Stead combining to put Pitman through only for Kenny to smother his shot. There was still time for Hulse to blaze over yet again following a goalmouth scramble before the interval. And four minutes after the break Rangers found themselves behind courtesy of a mistake from Hill, whose weak backward header was nowhere near Kenny and allowed Pitman to stroke the ball home for his eighth goal in eight games. Stung into action, the hosts hit back within three minutes with that man Taarabt the architect. The Moroccan teased Cole Skuse on his way to the byline and then slipped in a perfect pull-back for Faurlin to slot home from 10 yards. City looked like holding out for a point until the 84th minute when referee Fred Graham deemed Elliott had held back Hulse and Taarabt did the rest from the penalty spot. But in a dramatic late twist Caulker rose highest at the far post to head in Campbell-Ryce's cross to salvage a point.

Form Guide

    WLLWWL
  • QPR
  • VS
  • Bristol City
  • WWLLDW

Last Meetings

  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 1
  • QPR
  • 22/10/2010
  • QPR
  • 2 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 26/12/2009
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 0
  • QPR
  • 18/08/2009
  • QPR
  • 2 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 21/03/2009
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 1
  • QPR
  • 30/08/2008
  • QPR
  • 3 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 02/02/2008

Top Scorers

QPR

  • J Mackie 9
  • A Taarabt 7
  • T Smith 3
  • K Gorkss 3
  • P Agyemang 2
  • H Helguson 2
  • H Ephraim 2
  • R Hulse 1
  • F Hall 1
  • B Orr 1
  • A Faurlin 1

Bristol City

  • J Stead 6
  • B Pitman 4
  • M Elliott 3
  • A Adomah 3
  • D Clarkson 2
  • J McAllister 1
  • L Johnson 1
  • J Campbell-Ryce 1
  • D Stewart 1
  • D Haynes 1
  • S Caulker 1

Goals

QPR

    • Total goals 57
    • Goals per game 42
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 11 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Bristol City

    • Total goals 44
    • Goals per game 29
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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