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Queens Park Rangers 1-0 Bristol City

Karl Henry
Karl Henry's goal against Bristol City was his first since January 2014

Karl Henry's second-half goal ensured Queens Park Rangers ended their season with victory over Bristol City.

QPR defenders Clint Hill and Grant Hall both had efforts cleared off the line during a goalless first period, while Lee Tomlin hit the crossbar for City.

Midfielder Henry put the hosts ahead after the break with a curling shot from the edge of the area.

Sebastian Polter struck the woodwork as the home side pressed for a second goal in the closing stages.

The result means QPR achieve a top-half finish in their first season back in the Championship with the victory taking them a point above Leeds United into 12th place.

Bristol City end the season in 18th place, 12 points off the relegation places, ensuring another campaign in the second tier.

QPR head coach Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink: "Obviously there is more work to be done. We all know we are in transition.

"We've got some good characters here at the club and we have a base. We now want to work from that base.

"There are going to be some changes at this club, but we also have to understand that it's not going to be about only throwing money at it."

Bristol City head coach Lee Johnson: "I've got to take stock of the bigger picture and congratulate everybody on their contribution.

"I thought we had enough chances and had the better play, but we've been done by a fantastic strike - in fairness you've got to give credit for that goal."

Line-ups

QPR

  • 29Ingram
  • 5Onuoha
  • 4Hall
  • 6Hill
  • 42Kpekawa
  • 20Henry
  • 18Faurlin
  • 11GladwinSubstituted forPetrassoat 67'minutes
  • 8CherySubstituted forHoilettat 59'minutes
  • 19El Khayati
  • 9WashingtonSubstituted forPolterat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13Lumley
  • 23Hoilett
  • 24Perch
  • 33Polter
  • 34Petrasso
  • 35Prohouly
  • 39Grego-Cox

Bristol City

  • 12O'Donnell
  • 5AylingSubstituted forVynerat 68'minutes
  • 16Pearce
  • 17Baker
  • 13Golbourne
  • 21Pack
  • 14Reid
  • 23BryanSubstituted forFreemanat 68'minutes
  • 9Tomlin
  • 22Kodjia
  • 18WilbrahamSubstituted forDowlingat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Little
  • 3Williams
  • 10Agard
  • 15Freeman
  • 24O'Leary
  • 25Vyner
  • 30Dowling
Referee:
Jeremy Simpson
Attendance:
16,679

Match Stats

Home TeamQPRAway TeamBristol City
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home17
Away17
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away11
Fouls
Home12
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Queens Park Rangers 1, Bristol City 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Queens Park Rangers 1, Bristol City 0.

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

Luke Freeman (Bristol City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Junior Hoilett (Queens Park Rangers).

Zak Vyner (Bristol City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sebastian Polter (Queens Park Rangers).

Attempt blocked. Sebastian Polter (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Abdenasser El Khayati.

Attempt missed. Junior Hoilett (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Alejandro Faurlin.

Attempt saved. Alex Pearce (Bristol City) header from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Luke Freeman with a cross.

Corner, Bristol City. Conceded by Cole Kpekawa.

Attempt missed. Nedum Onuoha (Queens Park Rangers) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Alejandro Faurlin following a corner.

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Alex Pearce.

Attempt missed. Luke Freeman (Bristol City) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Bobby Reid.

Corner, Bristol City. Conceded by Nedum Onuoha.

Scott Golbourne (Bristol City) hits the right post with a left footed shot from the left side of the box. Assisted by Lee Tomlin.

Sebastian Polter (Queens Park Rangers) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Junior Hoilett.

Attempt blocked. Michael Petrasso (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sebastian Polter.

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Alex Pearce.

Substitution

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

Corner, Bristol City. Conceded by Junior Hoilett.

Bobby Reid (Bristol City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Karl Henry (Queens Park Rangers).

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Nathan Baker.

Attempt blocked. Michael Petrasso (Queens Park Rangers) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Junior Hoilett with a cross.

Attempt missed. Lee Tomlin (Bristol City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Jonathan Kodjia.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City. Zak Vyner replaces Luke Ayling.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City. Luke Freeman replaces Joe Bryan.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City. George Dowling replaces Aaron Wilbraham.

Substitution

Substitution, Queens Park Rangers. Michael Petrasso replaces Ben Gladwin.

Foul by Aaron Wilbraham (Bristol City).

Nedum Onuoha (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Bristol City. Conceded by Nedum Onuoha.

Attempt missed. Abdenasser El Khayati (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Alejandro Faurlin.

Goal!

Goal! Queens Park Rangers 1, Bristol City 0. Karl Henry (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Ben Gladwin.

Foul by Jonathan Kodjia (Bristol City).

Nedum Onuoha (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lee Tomlin (Bristol City).

Junior Hoilett (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Queens Park Rangers. Junior Hoilett replaces Tjaronn Chery.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burnley462615572353793
2Middlesbrough462611963313289
3Brighton462417572423089
4Hull4624111169353483
5Derby4621151066432378
6Sheff Wed4619171066452174
7Ipswich461815135351269
8Cardiff461717125651568
9Brentford46198197267565
10Birmingham461615155349463
11Preston461517144545062
12QPR461418145454060
13Leeds461417155058-859
14Wolves461416165358-558
15Blackburn461316174646055
16Nottm Forest461316174347-455
17Reading461313205259-752
18Bristol City461313205471-1752
19Huddersfield461312215970-1151
20Fulham461215196679-1351
21Rotherham461310235371-1849
22Charlton46913244080-4040
23MK Dons46912253969-3039
24Bolton46515264181-4030
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