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  • Date:19 Oct 2010
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Liberty Stadium
Goal!

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92:57 +2.57

Foul by Joe Allen on Kyle Walker, free kick awarded. Tommy Smith restarts play with the free kick, The ball is swung over by Scott Sinclair, Frank Nouble makes a clearance.

90:16 +0.16

Corner taken by Tommy Smith, clearance by Alan Tate.

87:49

Leon Clarke on for Hogan Ephraim.

86:42

The offside flag is raised against Dorus De Vries. Patrick Kenny takes the indirect free kick.

86:23

Kyle Walker gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Sinclair. Free kick taken by Alan Tate.

84:14

Andrea Orlandi goes off and Craig Beattie comes on.

80:33

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Angel Rangel by Clint Hill. Angel Rangel restarts play with the free kick.

77:09

Foul by Adel Taarabt on Joe Allen, free kick awarded. Adel Taarabt booked. Angel Rangel is shown a yellow card for dissent. Tommy Smith replaces Adel Taarabt. Patrick Agyemang on for Heidar Helguson. Garry Monk restarts play with the free kick.

75:05

Foul by Andrea Orlandi on Hogan Ephraim, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

74:29

Corner taken left-footed by Andrea Orlandi from the right by-line, Darren Pratley takes a shot. Save made by Patrick Kenny.

73:43

Free kick awarded for a foul by Heidar Helguson on Darren Pratley. Direct free kick taken by Garry Monk.

68:57

Scott Sinclair produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.

64:48

Frank Nouble replaces Stephen Dobbie.

63:59

Foul by Nathan Dyer on Heidar Helguson, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Adel Taarabt, clearance by Angel Rangel.

62:45

Jamie Mackie takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries. Inswinging corner taken by Adel Taarabt from the left by-line, clearance made by Alan Tate.

59:06

Booking for Alejandro Faurlin for unsporting behaviour.

57:54

Adel Taarabt takes a shot. Blocked by Darren Pratley. Adel Taarabt takes the outswinging corner, Alan Tate manages to make a clearance.

55:29

Andrea Orlandi takes a shot. Clint Hill gets a block in.

54:44

Heidar Helguson concedes a free kick for a foul on Nathan Dyer. Direct free kick taken by Garry Monk.

53:28

Foul by Kyle Walker on Andrea Orlandi, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Andrea Orlandi.

52:38

Corner taken by Adel Taarabt from the right by-line played to the near post, Darren Pratley makes a clearance.

52:18

Darren Pratley takes a shot. Save made by Patrick Kenny.

50:37

Jamie Mackie takes a shot from close in clearing the crossbar.

47:32

Unfair challenge on Ashley Williams by Heidar Helguson results in a free kick. Garry Monk takes the free kick.

45:41

Effort from just outside the box by Stephen Dobbie goes over the bar.

45:01

Joe Allen replaces David Cotterill.

43:37

Heidar Helguson fouled by Alan Tate, the ref awards a free kick. Kyle Walker restarts play with the free kick.

42:55

Unfair challenge on Kyle Walker by Alan Tate results in a free kick. Patrick Kenny takes the direct free kick.

41:45

Adel Taarabt takes a outswinging corner.

40:42

Foul by Darren Pratley on Clint Hill, free kick awarded. Darren Pratley receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Clint Hill restarts play with the free kick.

38:27

Unfair challenge on Darren Pratley by Clint Hill results in a Penalty. Placed penalty taken by David Cotterill saved by Patrick Kenny. Swansea 0-0 QPR.David Cotterill takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Heidar Helguson. Corner taken right-footed by David Cotterill to the near post, Heidar Helguson manages to make a clearance.

37:35

Corner taken right-footed by Adel Taarabt.

35:47

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kaspars Gorkss by Alan Tate. Alan Tate receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Adel Taarabt takes the direct free kick.

35:04

Alan Tate gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adel Taarabt. Kyle Walker crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance by David Cotterill.

33:28

Nathan Dyer fouled by Alejandro Faurlin, the ref awards a free kick. Darren Pratley restarts play with the free kick.

32:51

Stephen Dobbie takes a shot. Save made by Patrick Kenny.

30:38

Alejandro Faurlin has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

25:04

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alejandro Faurlin on Darren Pratley. Darren Pratley restarts play with the free kick.

20:04

Heidar Helguson takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries. Adel Taarabt takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Close range header by Matthew Connolly misses to the right of the target.

18:34

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adel Taarabt by Garry Monk. Garry Monk booked for unsporting behaviour. Alejandro Faurlin has an effort direct from the free kick, blocked by Alan Tate.

16:21

Kaspars Gorkss is penalised for a handball. Kaspars Gorkss goes into the book for dissent. Free kick taken by Dorus De Vries.

14:54

Corner taken right-footed by Adel Taarabt from the left by-line, Alejandro Faurlin takes a shot. Blocked by Alan Tate.

13:27

Unfair challenge on Darren Pratley by Jamie Mackie results in a free kick. Dorus De Vries restarts play with the free kick.

12:25

Unfair challenge on Nathan Dyer by Clint Hill results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Garry Monk.

11:23

Andrea Orlandi concedes a free kick for a foul on Adel Taarabt. Adel Taarabt shoots direct from the free kick, save by Dorus De Vries.

10:22

Unfair challenge on Kyle Walker by Darren Pratley results in a free kick. Adel Taarabt takes the free kick.

7:23

Adel Taarabt takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Andrea Orlandi manages to make a clearance. Effort on goal by Jamie Mackie from inside the box misses to the right of the target.

6:45

Heidar Helguson is penalised for a handball. Garry Monk takes the direct free kick.

6:04

Effort from outside the penalty area by Stephen Dobbie goes wide left of the goal.

5:48

Foul by Kaspars Gorkss on David Cotterill, free kick awarded. Andrea Orlandi takes the direct free kick.

4:04

Jamie Mackie is ruled offside. Dorus De Vries restarts play with the free kick.

The match gets underway.

Match Preview

Emnes set for bow New signing Marvin Emnes is likely to be in contention for his Swansea debut against Championship leaders QPR. The Middlesbrough man, who can play out wide or in attack, signed a one-month loan deal with the Swans on Monday morning and the south Wales outfit are expected to have the relevant paperwork and clearance granted in time for the Liberty Stadium clash. Manager Brendan Rodgers will check on midfielder Mark Gower although he could well miss the encounter having been forced out of Saturday`s 1-0 win at Reading after just 20 minutes with a hamstring injury. David Cotterill - returning alongside fellow key midfielders Scott Sinclair and Darren Pratley - replaced Gower at the Madejski Stadium and is favourite do so again if required. Rodgers will also assess the fitness of Joe Allen and Kemy Agustien. The former failed to recover from a groin problem in time to be considered for the weekend trip to Berkshire while Agustien has recovered from his knee injury but is lacking match fitness. QPR manager Neil Warnock has lost key midfielder Akos Buzsaky. The 28-year-old went off with a knee injury during Saturday's goalless draw with Norwich and is set to have a scan this week. That could pave the way for Alejandro Faurlin, who recently recovered from a hamstring injury, to play, although Mikele Leigertwood is more likely to get the nod having replaced Buzsaky on Saturday. Gavin Mahon could also feature having been handed a one-month contract by Warnock, but Peter Ramage and Lee Cook remain long-term absentees with knee injuries. Rangers are flying at the top of the npower Championship, sitting four points ahead of second-placed Cardiff, and will be hoping to extend their advantage by claiming three points.

Formation:451Manager: Brendan Rodgers

Swansea

Formation: 442Manager: Neil Warnock

QPR

  • Dorus De Vries
  • Ashley Williams
  • Alan Tate
  • Garry Monk
  • Angel Rangel
  • David Cotterill
  • Darren Pratley
  • Andrea Orlandi
  • Nathan Dyer
  • Scott Sinclair
  • Stephen Dobbie
  • SUBS
  • Neil Taylor
  • Craig Beattie
  • Albert Serran
  • Frank Nouble
  • Joe Allen
  • Yves Ma-Kalambay
  • Marvin Emnes

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Match Report

Swans rue Cotterill miss David Cotterill missed a first-half penalty as Swansea held npower Championship leaders QPR to a 0-0 draw at the Liberty Stadium. The midfielder got his opportunity just before half-time, but saw his spot-kick saved by Paddy Kenny as the teams shared the spoils in a dull encounter. Just three places separated the sides going into the clash and it showed as both enjoyed their share of possession, while failing to get an all-important breakthrough. The Swans, clearly brimming with confidence having lost just once in their last six, showed plenty of endeavour in the opening stages as their free-flowing approach caused the visitors problems. But it was QPR who manufactured the first opening as Hogan Ephraim's clever ball found Jamie Mackie, who fired into the side netting. That proved the catalyst for a wave of possession for Neil Warnock's men, with Heidar Helguson looking particularly threatening. The former Fulham striker nearly put the leaders ahead midway through the first period, but Dorus De Vries was on hand to parry his fizzing effort away. Alejandro Faurlin, back in the starting line-up for the first time since returning from a hamstring injury, was also enjoying some fruitful moments, although his final ball often left a lot to be desired. Brendan Rodgers' side reminded the visitors of their quality in the 31st minute, though, as Stephen Dobbie forced a smart save from Kenny. They should have taken the lead moments later but, after Mackie was harshly adjudged to have brought down Darren Pratley, Cotterill missed from the spot. The hosts were nearly made to pay for their miss two minutes later, but Shaun Derry's goalbound 25-yard volley was blocked by Garry Monk. The referee's poor display was continuing to infuriate the fans, although Swansea were lucky not to be down to 10 men when Alan Tate, who was already on a yellow card, elbowed Adel Taarabt. Clearly rattled by the hosts' riposte before the break, QPR came out strongly after the interval with Mackie forcing an excellent save from De Vries. Taarabt was starting to have an increasing influence on the game, causing the hosts all sorts of problems with his direct approach. But Mackie was continuing to look the likeliest to open the scoring as he was again thwarted by De Vries after springing the offside trap. The Swans continued to look dangerous on the counter-attack, though, as Scott Sinclair fired just wide after good work from Pratley. Pratley came agonisingly close to putting his side ahead in the 75th minute, only to see his effort cleared off the line by Ephraim. Taarabt then picked up a yellow card for a cynical challenge on Joe Allen, prompting Warnock to withdraw his talismanic midfielder. But the change did not make any difference as the game petered out into a draw.

Form Guide

    WWLWDW
  • Swansea
  • VS
  • QPR
  • WWWDWD

Last Meetings

  • QPR
  • 1 - 1
  • Swansea
  • 20/03/2010
  • Swansea
  • 2 - 0
  • QPR
  • 03/10/2009
  • QPR
  • 1 - 0
  • Swansea
  • 17/03/2009
  • Swansea
  • 0 - 0
  • QPR
  • 21/10/2008
  • Swansea
  • 1 - 2
  • QPR
  • 31/01/1981
  • QPR
  • 0 - 0
  • Swansea
  • 23/08/1980

Top Scorers

Swansea

  • S Sinclair 5
  • S Dobbie 4
  • D Pratley 2
  • C Van der Gun 1
  • N Dyer 1
  • F Nouble 1

QPR

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

Goals

Swansea

    • Total goals 27
    • Goals per game 15
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

QPR

    • Total goals 36
    • Goals per game 24
  • 4 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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