QPR claimed a 2-1 victory after a spectacular second half comeback against recently relegated Hull City.
It was the Hoops who had the last laugh against the Tigers, but what were the main talking points to arise from the day?
The benefits of a Plan B
Ian Holloway has forged a system which has worked excellently well in recent weeks, however it came up against something of a brick wall when going head to head with the Tigers.
Hull looked comfortable as they handled Conor Washington and Jamie Mackie with ease, but then the QPR boss played his joker card.
The introduction of Matt Smith and Idrissa Sylla asked real questions of the Hull defence who simply didn’t know how to handle them, as Smith had two or three real chances to get a goal.
It will be really encouraging for everyone involved in the club to see that this QPR squad is no one-trick pony.
A player fulfilling his potential
For me QPR had one stand-out performer against Hull, and that was the Australian midfielder Massimo Luongo.
What Luongo showed over 90 minutes, was an all-round excellent display by a man who was at the centre of absolutely everything that QPR created.
His ability to defend, keep possession and burst forward on the counter was a joy to behold, and if he continues to perform like that he will have no issues breaking into the Socceroos World Cup squad next year.
A promising debut
Alex Baptiste had a solid debut. He coped well with what was thrown at him, and looked comfortable in possession.
Considering It was his first senior outing in some time, both he and the QPR management will be pleased that he got some much-needed minutes under his belt, and that he looked comfortable playing at this level against a powerful Hull attack.