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Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Queens Park Rangers

Atdhe Nuhiu
Atdhe Nuhiu scored his first goal in eight matches for Sheffield Wednesday

Atdhe Nuhiu's header rescued a point for Sheffield Wednesday against QPR as the striker made amends for an earlier penalty miss.

Owls striker Gary Hooper was brought down but Nuhiu's tame penalty was saved down low to his left by Alex Smithies.

The visitors took advantage at Hillsborough as Daniel Tozser's fierce strike gave QPR the lead.

However, Nuhiu atoned for his early miss as he guided Daniel Pudil's cross past Smithies just after the hour mark.

Despite Fernando Forestieri being suspended, Sheffield Wednesday took charge of proceedings from the kick-off with Kieran Lee and Ross Wallace both guilty of firing wide of the target.

As the visitors struggled to make headway at the other end, Smithies almost gifted the Owls the opening goal as he spilled Aiden McGeady's high ball into the box, only just managing to gather it at the second time of asking.

Daniel Tozser
Daniel Tozser socred his first goal of the season for QPR

Having missing a number opportunities in the first half, Carlos Carvalhal's side were given the chance to take the lead from the spot three minutes into the second half - but failed to take advantage.

Buoyed with Smithies save, QPR began to play more expansively and Tozser's sublime strike was just rewards for a more adventurous five minutes from the away side.

Although Nuhiu grabbed the equaliser, more poor finishing saw Wednesday fail to pick up all three points, despite their overall dominance.

Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal:

"I'm very happy with the attitude of the team and I'm very happy with the quality.

"We lost a little control for a short period of the game, between the penalty and their goal, but we had a strong reaction and scored to make it 1-1.

"We had some very good chances to score goals so it was our fault. We deserved to win but that is football."

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Hasselbaink on Sheffield Wednesday v QPR

QPR boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink:

"I'm very happy. If you come here and you see the way they've been playing here, you know it's going to be difficult.

"They are a very good side and we were under pressure. We were winning 1-0 and then it is a case of can you see it through?

"They played well and they will be disappointed to have not got three points.

Line-ups

Sheff Wed

  • 1Westwood
  • 32Hunt
  • 15Lees
  • 23Sasso
  • 36Pudil
  • 33WallaceBooked at 73mins
  • 20Lee
  • 41Bannan
  • 37McGeadySubstituted forLucas Joãoat 62'minutes
  • 14Hooper
  • 9Nuhiu

Substitutes

  • 5Loovens
  • 10McGugan
  • 12Bennett
  • 17Helan
  • 18Lucas João
  • 21López
  • 34Price

QPR

  • 25Smithies
  • 5Onuoha
  • 4Hall
  • 26Angella
  • 24Perch
  • 21Luongo
  • 20Henry
  • 28Tözsér
  • 7PhillipsBooked at 76mins
  • 9WashingtonSubstituted forPolterat 73'minutes
  • 19El KhayatiSubstituted forMackieat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Chery
  • 12Mackie
  • 23Hoilett
  • 29Ingram
  • 32Diakité
  • 33Polter
  • 34Petrasso
Referee:
Andy Davies
Attendance:
19,233

Match Stats

Home TeamSheff WedAway TeamQPR
Possession
Home62%
Away38%
Shots
Home17
Away9
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home9
Away4
Fouls
Home15
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Sheffield Wednesday 1, Queens Park Rangers 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sheffield Wednesday 1, Queens Park Rangers 1.

Attempt saved. Lucas João (Sheffield Wednesday) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Ross Wallace with a cross.

Attempt saved. Lucas João (Sheffield Wednesday) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Barry Bannan.

Lucas João (Sheffield Wednesday) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Karl Henry (Queens Park Rangers).

Attempt missed. Vincent Sasso (Sheffield Wednesday) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ross Wallace with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Sheffield Wednesday. Conceded by Daniel Tözsér.

Attempt missed. Atdhe Nuhiu (Sheffield Wednesday) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Ross Wallace.

Attempt missed. Vincent Sasso (Sheffield Wednesday) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Kieran Lee following a corner.

Corner, Sheffield Wednesday. Conceded by Daniel Tözsér.

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

Corner, Sheffield Wednesday. Conceded by Alex Smithies.

Attempt saved. Kieran Lee (Sheffield Wednesday) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gary Hooper.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match (Sheffield Wednesday).

Substitution

Substitution, Queens Park Rangers. Jamie Mackie replaces Abdenasser El Khayati.

Attempt missed. Matthew Phillips (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Sebastian Polter following a fast break.

Booking

Matthew Phillips (Queens Park Rangers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Barry Bannan (Sheffield Wednesday) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Matthew Phillips (Queens Park Rangers).

Offside, Queens Park Rangers. Daniel Tözsér tries a through ball, but Gabriele Angella is caught offside.

Foul by Kieran Lee (Sheffield Wednesday).

Karl Henry (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Offside, Queens Park Rangers. Daniel Tözsér tries a through ball, but Abdenasser El Khayati is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Queens Park Rangers. Sebastian Polter replaces Conor Washington.

Booking

Ross Wallace (Sheffield Wednesday) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ross Wallace (Sheffield Wednesday).

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

Foul by Tom Lees (Sheffield Wednesday).

Conor Washington (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Offside, Queens Park Rangers. Daniel Tözsér tries a through ball, but Conor Washington is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Daniel Tözsér (Queens Park Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Matthew Phillips.

Foul by Lucas João (Sheffield Wednesday).

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

Attempt missed. Matthew Phillips (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Vincent Sasso.

Attempt blocked. Conor Washington (Queens Park Rangers) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked. Assisted by Abdenasser El Khayati.

Attempt missed. Lucas João (Sheffield Wednesday) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Ross Wallace with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Sheffield Wednesday. Conceded by Karl Henry.

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As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hull32196748192963
2Burnley331711551262562
3Middlesbrough31187642172561
4Brighton331612545341160
5Sheff Wed331412750351554
6Derby321412643281554
7Birmingham3214993930951
8Cardiff33121384337649
9Preston33121293230248
10Ipswich32139104040048
11Brentford33127144651-543
12Nottm Forest321012103128342
13QPR33914103940-141
14Reading321010123433140
15Wolves331010134046-640
16Huddersfield33109144445-139
17Leeds32814103035-538
18Fulham33812135154-336
19Blackburn30713102827134
20Bristol City33810152952-2334
21MK Dons3388172645-1932
22Rotherham3375213658-2226
23Bolton33413163154-2325
24Charlton33510182761-3425
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