Matt Smith has said that it's crucial that he consistently finds the net if he's to establish himself as QPR's top marksman.

The former Fulham striker is the Hoops top goal-scorer with five goals this term, and boasts a significantly better goals per minute ratio than his striking competition.

Smith has scored a goal every 115 minutes on average, compared with Idrissa Sylla (one goal every 162 minutes), Conor Washington (one goal every 301 minutes) and Jamie Mackie (one goal every 302 minutes).

The target-man also scored the first of two injury time goals against Brentford on Monday night, and he's hoping to prove himself over the coming weeks.

Speaking to GetWestLondon, he said: "As a striker you earn your corn through scoring goals so it’s important that I keep putting the ball in the back of the net.

"When you’re called upon from the bench it’s up to you to make an impact and help the team as much as possible. Every player wants to be starting games regularly but I can do all I can do off the bench and hopefully when I get that opportunity I can take my chance and gather some momentum and consistency to regular find the back of the net.

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"I’m just happy that I’m able to impact the game."