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Leeds United 2-0 Queens Park Rangers

Kalvin Phillips
Kalvin Phillips scored seven goals in 43 games this season

Leeds United finished their Championship season with a routine victory against QPR at Elland Road.

Roofe put Leeds in front with a close-range overhead kick after the R's failed to clear a corner.

Phillips doubled the advantage shortly after half-time with a left-footed shot from just outside the box.

QPR offered little threat throughout and could have conceded again, but Leeds debutant Ryan Edmondson's shot was deflected narrowly over.

The victory was Leeds' fourth in 16 games under manager Paul Heckingbottom, leaving them 13th in the table, having finished seventh in the 2016-17 season.

Ian Holloway's QPR ended the season 16th, comfortably clear of relegation but six points away from a top-half finish.

Leeds boss Paul Heckingbottom told BBC Radio Leeds:

"Lots of good things from the performance, we changed things round and picked a team which had more energy up front.

"We were good with the ball but the standout thing for me was that we were far better without the ball than we have been.

"These next few weeks will be the most important for me and the club in terms of the bearing for next season."

QPR boss Ian Holloway told the club website:

"The young lads have got to learn but there was probably too many youngsters in there to learn all together.

"But I will say that I think Leeds played very well. They moved the ball well and caused us problems.

"I am still very proud of the young lads we have got coming through."

Line-ups

Leeds

  • 30Peacock-Farrell
  • 2Ayling
  • 18JanssonSubstituted forPenningtonat 45'minutes
  • 6Cooper
  • 46Pearce
  • 23PhillipsBooked at 86mins
  • 4ForshawSubstituted forO'Kaneat 87'minutes
  • 25Vieira
  • 10AlioskiBooked at 54mins
  • 45Ekuban
  • 7RoofeSubstituted forEdmondsonat 74'minutesBooked at 81mins

Substitutes

  • 1Lonergan
  • 5Pennington
  • 9Lasogga
  • 14O'Kane
  • 21Sáiz
  • 24Sacko
  • 53Edmondson

QPR

  • 26Lumley
  • 22WszolekSubstituted forSmythat 63'minutes
  • 2FurlongBooked at 63mins
  • 3BidwellBooked at 90mins
  • 14Manning
  • 8Cousins
  • 11ScowenBooked at 84mins
  • 33ChairSubstituted forOsayi-Samuelat 60'minutes
  • 7Freeman
  • 30EzeSubstituted forOtehat 73'minutes
  • 17Smith

Substitutes

  • 13Ingram
  • 29Kakay
  • 32Hamalainen
  • 34Osayi-Samuel
  • 35Owens
  • 37Smyth
  • 38Oteh
Referee:
Darren England
Attendance:
30,004

Match Stats

Home TeamLeedsAway TeamQPR
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home14
Away7
Shots on Target
Home6
Away1
Corners
Home9
Away4
Fouls
Home19
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Leeds United 2, Queens Park Rangers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Leeds United 2, Queens Park Rangers 0.

Luke Ayling (Leeds United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Aramide Oteh (Queens Park Rangers).

Attempt missed. Ezgjan Alioski (Leeds United) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Booking

Jake Bidwell (Queens Park Rangers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Ezgjan Alioski (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jake Bidwell (Queens Park Rangers).

Ronaldo Vieira (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Aramide Oteh (Queens Park Rangers).

Foul by Caleb Ekuban (Leeds United).

Jordan Cousins (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Leeds United. Eunan O'Kane replaces Adam Forshaw.

Booking

Kalvin Phillips (Leeds United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Kalvin Phillips (Leeds United).

Bright Samuel (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Leeds United. Conceded by Joe Lumley.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Booking

Josh Scowen (Queens Park Rangers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Delay in match Ronaldo Vieira (Leeds United) because of an injury.

Corner, Leeds United. Conceded by Ryan Manning.

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Ronaldo Vieira.

Booking

Ryan Edmondson (Leeds United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ryan Edmondson (Leeds United).

Darnell Furlong (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ronaldo Vieira (Leeds United).

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

Attempt saved. Bright Samuel (Queens Park Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Tom Pearce.

Attempt blocked. Ronaldo Vieira (Leeds United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Adam Forshaw with a cross.

Corner, Leeds United. Conceded by Josh Scowen.

Corner, Leeds United. Conceded by Darnell Furlong.

Attempt blocked. Ryan Edmondson (Leeds United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ezgjan Alioski.

Foul by Luke Ayling (Leeds United).

Jake Bidwell (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Leeds United. Conceded by Luke Freeman.

Attempt blocked. Liam Cooper (Leeds United) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Adam Forshaw with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Leeds United. Ryan Edmondson replaces Kemar Roofe.

Substitution

Substitution, Queens Park Rangers. Aramide Oteh replaces Eberechi Eze.

Corner, Leeds United. Conceded by Joe Lumley.

goal

As It Stood

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2Cardiff462791069393090
3Fulham462513879463388
4Aston Villa4624111172423083
5Middlesbrough4622101467452276
6Derby4620151170482275
7Preston4619161157461173
8Millwall4619151256451172
9Brentford4618151362521069
10Sheff Utd46209176255769
11Bristol City461716136758967
12Ipswich46179205760-360
13Leeds46179205964-560
14Norwich461515164960-1160
15Sheff Wed461415175960-157
16QPR461511205870-1256
17Nottm Forest46158235165-1453
18Hull461116197070049
19Birmingham46137263868-3046
20Reading461014224870-2244
21Bolton461013233974-3543
22Barnsley46914234872-2441
23Burton461011253881-4341
24Sunderland46716235280-2837
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