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  • Date:25 Sep 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Loftus Road Stadium
  • Gorkss (52) Taarabt - pen (80)
    Gorkss (87)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

Billy Sharp is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Patrick Kenny takes the indirect free kick.

91mins

Akos Buzsaky has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.

89mins

Tommy Smith replaces Jamie Mackie.

87mins

Patrick Agyemang on for Heidar Helguson. Adel Taarabt takes the inswinging corner, Kaspars Gorkss finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. QPR 3-0 Doncaster.Adel Taarabt provided the assist for the goal.

84mins

Shot from just outside the box by Martin Woods goes over the bar.

82mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Oster by Hogan Ephraim. Cross/shot by Martin Woods.

82mins

Hogan Ephraim challenges John Oster unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Martin Woods from right channel, Effort from outside the box by Martin Woods goes wide right of the target.

82mins

Foul by Hogan Ephraim on John Oster, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Martin Woods, Effort from outside the area by Martin Woods goes wide right of the goal.

82mins

Inswinging corner taken by Martin Woods from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Matthew Connolly.

80mins

Neil Sullivan gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Heidar Helguson. Neil Sullivan goes into the book. Penalty taken right-footed by Adel Taarabt and scored. QPR 2-0 Doncaster.

79mins

Simon Gillett goes off and James Hayter comes on.

79mins

Shot from outside the penalty box by John Oster goes wide right of the goal.

76mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Adel Taarabt from the right by-line. Mikele Leigertwood replaces Shaun Derry.

72mins

Hogan Ephraim is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Neil Sullivan takes the indirect free kick.

68mins

Martin Woods takes a inswinging corner.

68mins

Martin Woods takes the outswinging corner, Kaspars Gorkss makes a clearance.

66mins

Foul by Billy Sharp on Kyle Walker, free kick awarded. Billy Sharp receives a caution. Free kick crossed right-footed by Adel Taarabt.

64mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Coppinger by Clint Hill. Martin Woods crosses the ball in from the free kick, Kyle Walker manages to make a clearance.

62mins

The offside flag is raised against Hogan Ephraim. Neil Sullivan restarts play with the free kick.

61mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against George Friend. Indirect free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

60mins

The referee blows for offside against Heidar Helguson. Neil Sullivan restarts play with the free kick.

60mins

Jamie Mackie produces a volleyed right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

59mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Martin Woods played to the near post, clearance made by Hogan Ephraim.

58mins

Corner taken by Martin Woods from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Heidar Helguson.

57mins

James Coppinger takes a shot.

52mins

Corner taken right-footed by Akos Buzsaky, Kaspars Gorkss finds the net with a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. QPR 1-0 Doncaster.

51mins

The referee blows for offside. Neil Sullivan takes the free kick.

51mins

Unfair challenge on Heidar Helguson by James O'Connor results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Adel Taarabt.

48mins

The official flags Adel Taarabt offside. Neil Sullivan takes the free kick.

47mins

Foul by Simon Gillett on Adel Taarabt, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

47mins

Dean Shiels takes a shot. Patrick Kenny makes a save.

45mins

John Oster challenges Jamie Mackie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kyle Walker takes the direct free kick.

44mins

Martin Woods fouled by Shaun Derry, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Neil Sullivan.

43mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Martin Woods on Clint Hill. Patrick Kenny restarts play with the free kick.

43mins

Dean Shiels takes a shot. Blocked by Matthew Connolly.

41mins

John Oster takes a shot. Blocked by Matthew Connolly.

40mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Billy Sharp by Kaspars Gorkss. Free kick crossed by Martin Woods, Clint Hill makes a clearance.

38mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adel Taarabt by Mustapha Dumbuya. Free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

36mins

Jamie Mackie takes a shot. Save by Neil Sullivan.

27mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Billy Sharp. Free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

26mins

Inswinging corner taken by Martin Woods from the right by-line, Kaspars Gorkss manages to make a clearance.

26mins

James O'Connor takes a shot. Clearance by Clint Hill.

25mins

James Coppinger fouled by Clint Hill, the ref awards a free kick. Martin Woods produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save by Patrick Kenny.

18mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Heidar Helguson on James O'Connor. Neil Sullivan takes the direct free kick.

16mins

Corner from the left by-line taken by Adel Taarabt, Akos Buzsaky takes a shot. Shelton Martis gets a block in.

13mins

The referee blows for offside against Adel Taarabt. Neil Sullivan restarts play with the free kick.

12mins

Shelton Martis concedes a free kick for a foul on Adel Taarabt. Akos Buzsaky delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel.

6mins

Outswinging corner taken by Martin Woods from the left by-line, Shelton Martis takes a shot. Kaspars Gorkss gets a block in.

5mins

Billy Sharp takes a shot. Blocked by Kaspars Gorkss.

3mins

Billy Sharp is caught offside. Patrick Kenny takes the indirect free kick.

2mins

Martin Woods takes the outswinging corner, Heidar Helguson manages to make a clearance.

The match has kicked off.

The ref blows to end the first period.

The second half has started.

The referee blows his whistle to end the game.

Match Preview

Rangers pair sit out QPR will be without Alejandro Faurlin and Rob Hulse for the visit of Doncaster. Midfielder Faurlin will be out for at least another week with the groin problem he suffered at Ipswich and deadline-day signing Hulse is still not fit enough to make his debut after an Achilles problem. Defender Bradley Orr is close to returning from a calf problem but Tottenham loanee Kyle Walker will probably continue at right-back while Clint Hill stays at left-back despite an ongoing ankle problem. Fitz Hall (hamstring) and Lee Cook (knee) are still a couple of weeks away from returning and Peter Ramage has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a cruciate ligament injury. Club captain Martin Rowlands was on the bench at Leicester last weekend after 11 months out with cruciate damage. Doncaster skipper Brian Stock is pushing for a recall to the starting line-up against the leaders. Stock returned to the bench for last week's 0-0 draw with Leeds after resting his back but played the full 90 minutes for the reserves in midweek. Rovers could also be boosted by the return of striker James Hayter, out for six weeks with a torn hamstring, and defender Byron Webster, who also has a successful run-out for the reserves following a foot injury. But manager Sean O'Driscoll, who has no new injury or suspension worries, is unlikely to make too many changes to his side after describing their display against Leeds as their "most complete of the season". Rovers are chasing their second league win of the campaign away from home and could climb to second if they become the first side this season to beat QPR.

Formation:4231Manager: Neil Warnock

QPR

Formation: 451Manager: Sean O'Driscoll

Doncaster

  • Patrick Kenny
  • Kyle Walker
  • Matthew Connolly
  • Kaspars Gorkss
  • Clint Hill
  • Shaun Derry
  • Akos Buzsaky
  • Adel Taarabt
  • Hogan Ephraim
  • Jamie Mackie
  • Heidar Helguson
  • SUBS
  • Radek Cerny
  • Mikele Leigertwood
  • Martin Rowlands
  • Patrick Agyemang
  • Tommy Smith
  • Gary Borrowdale
  • Josh Parker

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Match Report

Gorkss brace keeps Rangers on track Kaspars Gorkss scored twice as npower Championship leaders QPR maintained their 100% home record. The Latvian defender's strike shortly after the break finally broke Doncaster's resistence, and he killed them off with a late header to add to Adel Taarabt's penalty as Rangers edged six points clear at the top. Neil Warnock's side have yet to concede at home and, with seven wins and a draw from their first eight games, have made their best start to a season since 1947. They endured a frustrating first half, but whatever Warnock said at half-time had the desired effect as the west Londoners finally clicked into gear after the break. A pedestrian opening period did not spark into life until the 25th minute when Martin Woods' 25-yard free-kick was pushed onto the inside of the post by the diving Paddy Kenny. The ball fell at the feet of James O'Connor, with Kenny still grounded, but the defender's goalbound shot was superbly cleared off the line by the sliding Clint Hill. Rangers finally got a sight of goal after 36 minutes when Spurs loanee Kyle Walker overlapped down the right and and crossed for Jamie Mackie. But the striker, who has scored eight goals in eight league games so far this season, saw his weak shot saved by Neil Sullivan. Taarabt almost produced a goal for Rangers at the start of the second half, but his precise free-kick was headed over the top by Gorkss. But the breakthrough eventually arrived in the 53rd minute when Gorkss met Akos Buzsaky's corner with another firm header. His initial effort was blocked by Rovers right-back Mustapha Dumbaya, but the big centre-half reacted quickest to slam the loose ball past Sullivan. Rangers midfielder Hogan Ephraim had the ball in the net in the 72nd minute but was just offside when he collected Taarabt's pass. But the second goal did arrive in the 81st minute after Heidar Helguson was upended in the area by Sullivan. Helguson got back to his feet and tucked the ball away but referee Roger East had already pointed to the spot. Luckily for the official, Taarabt made no mistake with the penalty. And Gorkss gave the scoreline a flattering look with a powerful header from Taarabt's corner two minutes from time to make the points safe and keep the Rangers bandwagon rolling.

Form Guide

    WWDWWW
  • QPR
  • VS
  • Doncaster
  • DLWDWD

Last Meetings

  • QPR
  • 2 - 1
  • Doncaster
  • 20/02/2010
  • Doncaster
  • 2 - 0
  • QPR
  • 21/11/2009
  • Doncaster
  • 2 - 0
  • QPR
  • 10/03/2009
  • QPR
  • 2 - 0
  • Doncaster
  • 23/08/2008
  • QPR
  • 0 - 2
  • Doncaster
  • 16/02/1952
  • Doncaster
  • 4 - 0
  • QPR
  • 06/10/1951

Top Scorers

QPR

  • J Mackie 8
  • H Ephraim 2
  • P Agyemang 1
  • F Hall 1
  • H Helguson 1
  • B Orr 1

Doncaster

  • J Coppinger 4
  • J Hayter 1
  • J O'Connor 1
  • M Woods 1
  • S Gillett 1
  • G Friend 1

Goals

QPR

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

Doncaster

    • Total goals 13
    • Goals per game 11
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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