MARK Hughes hailed Djibril Cisse after the striker came off the bench to score a dramatic late winner against Stoke.
The Frenchman tapped-in Anton Ferdinand's knock-down just a minute from time as Rangers secured three vital points in their battle against the drop.
QPR will secure Premier League survival if they draw at Manchester City next Sunday or relegation rivals Bolton fail to beat Stoke.
“I’m delighted for Djibril,” said boss Hughes.
“It’s been a little bit stop-start for him. He’s made an impact in terms of scoring but the reverse side is that he has missed a number of games [through suspension] and that has hurt us.
“If there’s one guy you’d want to be in that situation, waiting to get on the end of a chance, it’s him. He’s an outstanding finisher.
“The goal was more difficult than it appeared. The fact he dispatched it so nonchalantly shouldn’t detract from how difficult it was, but it’s food and drink to him.”
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