QPR boss delighted that his side have defied critics – South London News


Mark Warburton says critics didn’t give his facet a lot of probability of taking factors throughout their spectacular run of kind as Queens Park Rangers rose to see off Bournemouth.

Todd Kane’s late winner made it six wins in seven for the R’s, 4 of which have been in a row, and put them 10 factors away from the relegation zone.

It comes after they’d gone on a run of 9 and not using a win and flirted with the relegation zone. Nevertheless, victories towards Cardiff Metropolis, Watford, Blackburn Rovers and native rivals Brentford have seen QPR rise to thirteenth within the desk.

Warburton praised his workforce’s efficiency towards the Cherries, who’re sixth within the Championship.

He mentioned: “Whenever you take a look at the standard of opposition [Bournemouth], that tells you the whole lot in regards to the efficiency. Have a look at their squad, take a look at their bench, they’re a really, very gifted workforce.

“We knew it was a troublesome take a look at right this moment however, once more, the boys have stood up, they caught to the sport plan, they’ve labored exhausting, proven good high quality in possession, and created possibilities towards a really, excellent workforce.

QPR v Bournemouth SkyBet Championship, Kiyan Prince Basis Stadium, 20 February 2021
1 0 celebQPR v Bournemouth SkyBet Championship, Kiyan Prince Basis Stadium, 20 February 2021

“They deserve a lot credit score.”

Stefan Johansen edged QPR forward after 58 minutes when he pounced on Chris Mepham’s go to Jefferson Lerma earlier than slotting residence previous goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.

Sam Surridge, who had simply come off the bench moments earlier, made an on the spot affect when he headed Junior Stanislas’ supply again throughout aim for Shane Lengthy to power residence after 68 minutes.

QPR responded to the setback seven minutes from time when substitute Albert Adomah’s cross discovered the late arriving Todd Kane to fireside in.

Warburton mentioned the main target now could be all on Preston away, including: “As you say, Watford, Blackburn, Brentford, Bournemouth, I don’t assume individuals would have given us a lot probability taking many factors out of that run, so once more the boys have carried out very, very nicely. Drawing away at Norwich begins a very good run.

“This division is ruthless, and the second you begin stress-free, it actually does chunk you on the bum. Excuse the time period.

“You must be centered on the following sport and solely the following sport, so the whole lot we do now could be about Preston on Wednesday evening.”

Kane 2 1QPR v Bournemouth SkyBet Championship, Kiyan Prince Basis Stadium, 20 February 2021


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