QPR’s own west Londoner, Angelo Balanta, scored his first-ever Championship goal to steer his new side to their first win in five against Nottingham Forest on Saturday.
The other strike in a 2-1 victory from Akos Buzsaky comes less than a year after Balanta, from Fulham, was moonlighting as ‘Sam Finch’ in the Sportsman’s League at Hurlingham Park.
Fulham drew a blank with Sunderland at home to arrest a slide of three straight defeats. But there were no problems for rampant Chelsea at Middlesbrough.
A 5-0 thumping for Gareth Southgate’s Teessiders was capped off by a wonderful 30-yard strike from defender Juliano Belletti for the Blues as they top the Premiership today by a healthy +9 goal difference over Liverpool.