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Queens Park Rangers 1-0 Ipswich Town

Matt Phillips
Matt Phillips has scored six goals for QPR this season

Matt Phillips' late strike helped QPR to a well-deserved first home win under Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink against Ipswich in the Championship.

Ipswich keeper Bartosz Bialkowski made three good saves from Junior Hoilett to deny the R's a first-half lead.

The hosts continued to dominate in the second half before Freddie Sears missed a good chance to put Ipswich ahead.

QPR finally sealed the three points when debutant Nasser El Khayati set up Phillips to head in at the back post.

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Hasselbaink on QPR v Ipswich

Freddie Sears could have equalised for the Tractor Boys in injury time, but Alex Smithies saved sharply to secure Hasselbaink's first win at Loftus Road, more than two months after he replaced Chris Ramsey as boss.

The R's stay 13th in the table, while Mick McCarthy's Ipswich drop out of the play-off places after losing their second successive away league game.

QPR manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink:

"To win overall is satisfying, and obviously at home, yes.

"When you see the first half and you go in 0-0 at half-time, you've done yourself an injustice.

"But I think we kept being positive, kept plugging away, kept going and kept having the trust that we would score the goal we deserved."

Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy:

"It's where you are in May that counts and the key is to get into that top six.

"The conditions were horrible but it ended up being an exciting game and we were much better in that second half and could have scored.

"I thought we were the ones that were the most likely to win the game in the second half, so to have conceded in the last few minutes makes it even more disappointing to lose."

Line-ups

QPR

  • 25Smithies
  • 24Perch
  • 5OnuohaBooked at 60mins
  • 4Hall
  • 15Konchesky
  • 7Phillips
  • 21Luongo
  • 18FaurlinBooked at 34minsSubstituted forTözsérat 59'minutes
  • 23HoilettSubstituted forMackieat 70'minutes
  • 9WashingtonSubstituted forEl Khayatiat 80'minutes
  • 33Polter

Substitutes

  • 8Chery
  • 12Mackie
  • 19El Khayati
  • 26Angella
  • 28Tözsér
  • 29Ingram
  • 34Petrasso

Ipswich

  • 33Bialkowski
  • 4Chambers
  • 5Smith
  • 6Berra
  • 3Knudsen
  • 17BruBooked at 8mins
  • 8SkuseSubstituted forCokeat 58'minutes
  • 14FraserSubstituted forToureat 90+6'minutes
  • 11Pitman
  • 42VarneySubstituted forMurphyat 57'minutes
  • 20Sears

Substitutes

  • 7Maitland-Niles
  • 9Murphy
  • 16Coke
  • 36Henly
  • 37Digby
  • 39Toure
  • 44Foley
Referee:
Charles Breakspear
Attendance:
17,044

Match Stats

Home TeamQPRAway TeamIpswich
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home19
Away13
Shots on Target
Home8
Away7
Corners
Home5
Away6
Fouls
Home10
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Queens Park Rangers 1, Ipswich Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Queens Park Rangers 1, Ipswich Town 0.

Attempt missed. Larsen Touré (Ipswich Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Daryl Murphy with a cross following a set piece situation.

Substitution

Substitution, Ipswich Town. Larsen Touré replaces Ryan Fraser.

Jonas Knudsen (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jamie Mackie (Queens Park Rangers).

Foul by Giles Coke (Ipswich Town).

Jamie Mackie (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Freddie Sears (Ipswich Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Tommy Smith (Ipswich Town) left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Massimo Luongo (Queens Park Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Matthew Phillips.

Attempt saved. Freddie Sears (Ipswich Town) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jonas Knudsen.

Attempt saved. Daniel Tözsér (Queens Park Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Massimo Luongo.

Corner, Ipswich Town. Conceded by Matthew Phillips.

Attempt saved. Brett Pitman (Ipswich Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Daryl Murphy with a headed pass.

Goal!

Goal! Queens Park Rangers 1, Ipswich Town 0. Matthew Phillips (Queens Park Rangers) header from the left side of the six yard box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Abdenasser El Khayati with a cross.

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Kevin Bru.

Foul by Tommy Smith (Ipswich Town).

Sebastian Polter (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Ipswich Town. Conceded by Grant Hall.

Foul by Tommy Smith (Ipswich Town).

Jamie Mackie (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Brett Pitman (Ipswich Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Kevin Bru with a cross.

Corner, Ipswich Town. Conceded by Paul Konchesky.

Substitution

Substitution, Queens Park Rangers. Abdenasser El Khayati replaces Conor Washington.

Attempt saved. Freddie Sears (Ipswich Town) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Brett Pitman.

Attempt missed. Brett Pitman (Ipswich Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Freddie Sears (Ipswich Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jonas Knudsen.

Attempt saved. Massimo Luongo (Queens Park Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Matthew Phillips.

Foul by Brett Pitman (Ipswich Town).

Massimo Luongo (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Conor Washington (Queens Park Rangers) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Queens Park Rangers. Jamie Mackie replaces Junior Hoilett.

Attempt missed. Conor Washington (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Junior Hoilett.

Attempt saved. Ryan Fraser (Ipswich Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Brett Pitman.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Junior Hoilett (Queens Park Rangers) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Matthew Phillips (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Daniel Tözsér.

Booking

Nedum Onuoha (Queens Park Rangers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

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1Hull29175745192656
2Middlesbrough28175638152356
3Burnley301510548262255
4Brighton29141143728953
5Derby301312540261451
6Sheff Wed301311645331250
7Ipswich3013983937248
8Birmingham3013893830847
9Cardiff30111273833545
10Nottm Forest30101283125642
11Wolves301010103940-140
12Brentford30117124244-240
13QPR3091293635139
14Preston3091292728-139
15Reading3099123333036
16Leeds30812102934-536
17Huddersfield3088144044-432
18Blackburn2861392525031
19Fulham29611124449-529
20Bristol City30610142547-2228
21MK Dons2976162341-1827
22Rotherham3074193655-1925
23Bolton30412142849-2124
24Charlton3059162656-3024
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