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Ipswich Town 0-0 Queens Park Rangers

Josh Scowen playing for QPR
QPR's Josh Scowen received his third red card of his career

Ipswich Town and Queens Park Rangers shared the points after a goalless draw at Portman Road in the Championship.

The visitors had the game's best chance after 50 minutes when Jordan Cousins' pass across the six-yard box was narrowly missed by Idrissa Sylla.

QPR midfielder Josh Scowen was sent off five minutes from time after seeing a second yellow for a foul on Grant Ward.

Scowen had received his first booking for kicking the ball away in the first half after a foul on Teddy Bishop.

The game's opening chance fell to Ipswich's David McGoldrick whose shot from just inside the penalty area was smartly saved by QPR goalkeeper Alex Smithies.

McGoldrick went close again in the 32nd minute, narrowly missing the target from long range.

Ipswich remain in 10th place, five points off the play-off spots, whilst QPR move eight points clear of the relegation zone.

Ian Holloway
Ian Holloway's QPR are unbeaten in three Championship matches

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy:

"We played nowhere near the level we have done at home so I'll take the point.

"They are a capable team. It was a horrible, turgid scrap but we have not had many of those games this season and you get them, it's football.

"It was a fair result in the end. I'm not happy about our performance but the positive is that we didn't lose it."

QPR manager Ian Holloway:

"The players showed some unbelievable tenacity against a very good team. Hopefully we have turned a corner now.

"We got into lots of very good positions but we didn't quite get the rub of the green and in the end we get one of our players sent off.

"We have come away with a point and that is a good point against a tough side."

Line-ups

Ipswich

  • 33Bialkowski
  • 2Iorfa
  • 4Chambers
  • 6Webster
  • 3KnudsenBooked at 24mins
  • 7BishopSubstituted forWardat 42'minutes
  • 16Connolly
  • 9Waghorn
  • 10McGoldrick
  • 20SearsSubstituted forCelinaat 84'minutes
  • 14Garner

Substitutes

  • 5Smith
  • 11Celina
  • 12Spence
  • 18Ward
  • 24Crowe
  • 30Kenlock
  • 37McDonnell

QPR

  • 1Smithies
  • 20Baptiste
  • 5Onuoha
  • 18Robinson
  • 22Wszolek
  • 21Luongo
  • 11ScowenBooked at 86mins
  • 3Bidwell
  • 7Freeman
  • 8CousinsSubstituted forOsayi-Samuelat 82'minutes
  • 40SyllaSubstituted forSmithat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Furlong
  • 4Hall
  • 9Washington
  • 17Smith
  • 26Lumley
  • 33Chair
  • 34Osayi-Samuel
Referee:
Andy Davies
Attendance:
18,696

Match Stats

Home TeamIpswichAway TeamQPR
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home11
Away9
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away6
Fouls
Home8
Away17

Live Text

  1. Post update

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

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Bright Samuel (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Jake Bidwell.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. Matt Smith (Queens Park Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jake Bidwell with a headed pass.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Joe Garner (Ipswich Town).

  6. Post update

    Luke Freeman (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Joe Garner (Ipswich Town) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Bersant Celina with a cross.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Bersant Celina (Ipswich Town) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

  9. Dismissal

    Second yellow card to Josh Scowen (Queens Park Rangers) for a bad foul.

  10. Post update

    Grant Ward (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Josh Scowen (Queens Park Rangers).

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Ipswich Town. Bersant Celina replaces Freddie Sears.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Queens Park Rangers. Bright Samuel replaces Jordan Cousins.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Queens Park Rangers. Matt Smith replaces Idrissa Sylla.

  15. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  16. Post update

    Delay in match Adam Webster (Ipswich Town) because of an injury.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Martyn Waghorn (Ipswich Town).

  18. Post update

    Alex Baptiste (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Freddie Sears (Ipswich Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Jonas Knudsen with a cross.

  20. Post update

    Offside, Ipswich Town. Jonas Knudsen tries a through ball, but Freddie Sears is caught offside.

As It Stood

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3Cardiff24145535221347
4Derby24136538211745
5Leeds24133837271042
6Sheff Utd24132939291041
7Middlesbrough2411583223938
8Aston Villa2410863224838
9Preston2491052723437
10Ipswich24113103733436
11Fulham249873331235
12Brentford2481063732534
13Nottm Forest24101133341-831
14Sheff Wed247983029130
15Norwich2486102430-630
16Millwall246992627-127
17Reading2476112932-327
18QPR246992634-827
19Hull2458113741-423
20Barnsley2457122536-1122
21Burton2455141743-2620
22Sunderland24310112842-1419
23Bolton2447132343-2019
24Birmingham2445151235-2317
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