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Good afternoon and welcome to Griffin Park!

We're here for the west London derby between Brentford and QPR, in a match which is bound to set pulses racing.

Head to head: Ian Holloway vs Dean Smith

As a contest, it certainly takes on added significance for the hosts who sit four points off the play-off spots, and with nine points left to fight for, it's the definition of a must-win for the Bees.

As for the Hoops, attention looks to have turned to next season as Ian Holloway looks to make the most of their safe mid-table position by looking at some of the club's youngsters to see if they're up to the standard required to compete at this level.

Of course, we'll have all the build-up, team news, action and reaction from what is sure to be an entertaining contest.

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Full-time: Brentford 2 QPR 1

It’s 3 points for the Bees

Luke Freeman sends an ambitious header just over the bar.

4 minutes of added time

Brentford change

Yennaris replaces Canos

Double change for QPR

Paul Smyth and Jake Bidwell are replaced by Matt Smith and Ryan Manning.

Alex Smithies denies the low effort from Sawyers!

Brentford can smell blood here.

GOAL!! Brentford 2 (Jozefzoon) QPR 1

A fantastic finish as Florian Jozefzoon cuts inside and finds the top corner of the net!

Brentford change

Lewis MacLeod replaced by Mokotjo

What a save from Smithies!

How did he save that?

Alex Smithies gets down low to tip the header wide of the post.

He had no right to save that as Brentford’s follow-up corner comes to nothing.

Chance QPR

Massimo Luongo lets fly from the edge of the area but Bentley does well to tip it over!

Idrissa Sylla and Josh Scowen both go into the book.

Romaine Sawyers goes close but his effort hits the side netting!

The second half is underway!

Maupey replaces Ollie Watkins for the Bees.

Half-time: Brentford 1 QPR 1.

Alex Smithies replaces the injured Matt Ingram.

GOAL! Brentford 1 QPR 1 (Sylla)

An excellent bit of play by Luongo and Smyth finds Sylla who slots home from close range!

Game on!

Penalty saved!

Matt Ingram saves the penalty!

Brentford awarded a penalty

Ollie Watkins goes through on goal and he;’s brought down by Matt Ingram.

The goalkeeper took a hefty blow as the stretcher is called on...

Ollie Watkins goes close to doubling the lead but his effort cannons off the post!

It’s starting to heat up a little bit, with challenges flying in all over the pitch!

Ollie Watkins breaks with pace and fires an effort just past the post!

He made the wrong decision with teammates up in support.

Ollie Watkins latches onto Romaine Sawyers’ lofted ball and fires low into Matt Ingram’s arms.

Massimo Luongo receives a blow to the head and is down receiving treatment.

Luke Freeman fires a free-kick at goal, but it’s deflected out of harms way.

GOAL! Brentford 1 QPR 0

You can’t say it hasn’t been coming...

The corner comes into the box and Sergi Canos fires high into the roof of the net.

Brentford continue to dominate, as Woods beats Scowen in a midfield duel, before a cross-shot goes high and wide.

QPR make their first break as Kakay dispossesses Canos and tees up Smyth who overhits his cross.

Chance Brentford!

Ollie Watkins fires an effort at goal which is parried wide by Ingram!

Brentford already looking to exploit the inexperience of Osman Kakay at right-back by getting the ball to him at every opportunity.

Romaine Sawyers hits an early effort which is deflected over the bar.

The corner finds Sergi Canos who bends an effort just wide of the mark!

A great start by the Bees.