MARK Hughes will be without Djibril Cisse for four matches after the QPR striker's 'crazy' red card in this afternoon's defeat at Sunderland.
The French frontman was sent-off for the second time in four games for a two-footed tackle on Fraizer Campbell just before the hour mark.
Rangers went on to lose 3-1 despite Taye Taiwo's consolation, and boss Hughes admits he's counting the cost of Cisse's moment of madness.
He said: “It was a crazy challenge by Djibril, he knows that.
“It compromised us, but even if he stayed on the pitch I don't think we would've won.
“He's going to be missing for four of the remaining eight matches and that's going to hurt us.
“He's scored three in six games and when he's on the pitch he's been excellent for us.
“But we can't dwell on spilt milk. I have to focus on the personnel that's available.”
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