Date: 7th January 2019 at 6:00am
Written by:
Queens Park Rangers
2 – 1
Leeds United

Loftus Road

FA Cup Third Round

6/01/2019 2:00 pm

Attendance: 11637

Referee: Eltringham

Queens Park Rangers Leeds United
Oteh (pen 23), Bidwell (75) Halme (25)
Ingram Peacock-Farrell
Kakay
 
Shackleton
Furlong
 
Ayling
Hall Halme
 
45
Bidwell Davis 87
Osayi-Samuel 86 Forshaw
Cousins Clarke
Scowen Baker
 
Freeman Roberts
Eze 90 Alioski
 
Oteh 83 Harrison

Substitutes

Lumley Huffer
Manning Pearce 45/79
Baptiste Diaz
Smith 90 Stevens
Chair 83 Gotts
Wszolek 86 Odour 87
Smyth Temenuzhkov 79

Game Statistics

16 Goal attempts 9
10 On Target 7
11 Corners 9
14 Fouls 11
2 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
45 % 55

Leeds United’s trip to Queens Park Rangers and Loftus Road in the third round of the FA Cup was given a Sunday kickoff last week.

With manager Marcelo Bielsa’s side looking to bounce back from Nottingham Forest disappointment in particular, the day didn’t exactly go to plan.

The hosts took the lead through a 23rd minute penalty and although Aapo Halme levelled matters up two minutes later, with 15 left to play in the game, they took a 2-1 lead and that was where the scoring on the day ended and so did our hopes for an FA Cup run this season.

It’s now three defeats on the spin for the side with back to back Championship losses, so the focus is getting back to winning ways as soon as possible to give everyone a lift again. Derby County won’t be an easy game, but on the Elland Road turf with the fans in full voice we’ll have to use that to our advantage.

 

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