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Good afternoon and welcome to W12!

We're here for the Championship clash between QPR and Preston North End; an encounter which certainly has added importance for the visitors.

Ian Holloway's side are all-but mathematically safe from the threat of relegation, meaning Ollie is likely to carry on looking at his squad as preparations get underway for next term.

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As for Alex Neil's side, Preston sit five points off the play-off positions in 11th, meaning it's a must-win if the Lancashire side are to have any hope of making a last-gasp push for the top six.

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Full-time.

QPR fall to a 2-1 defeat against Preston.

6 minutes added time.

QPR trying desperately to get back into this one but it’s just not clicking.

GOAL! QPR 1 Preston 2 (Browne)

Alan Browne plants a firm header past Matt Ingram.

Ingram saves well from Huntington/

Goal disallowed for Preston!

Callum Robinson’s goal is ruled out for offside.

Callum Robinson goes close to giving Preston the lead but he drags his effort wide.

Paul Smyth replaces Bright Osayi-Samuel.

Idrissa Sylla replaces Matt Smith.

A lengthy stoppage as Paul Huntingdon receives treatment.

We're back underway in W12!

Half-time.

QPR go in level at the break.

GOAL! QPR 1 Preston 1 (Robinson)

Callum Robinson smothers the ball towards goal - it deflects off Alex Baptiste before being cleared off the line by Matt Ingram.

The linesman says it crossed the line so the goal is allowed!

Manning fizzes it in but the referee gives Preston a free-kick for a foul by Matt Smith.

QPR win a free kick in a dangerous position.

Jake Bidwell clears off the line!

Matt Ingram is booked for a blatant foul down the left flank.

Alex Baptiste makes a fantastic last-gasp tackle to deny Callum Robinson.

Ryan Manning, again, finds Jake Bidwell with an excellent diagonal ball with Bidwell’s cross being deflected out for a corner.

QPR go close to a second!

Ryan Manning starts the move as he sprays the ball out to Jake Bidwell. The full-back crosses for Matt Smith who nods it back to Manning who’s header was well tipped over by Rudd.

Manning has been outstanding so far today.

Matt Ingram does well to turn Tom Clarke’s header behind.

GOAL! QPR 1 (Matt Smith) Preston 0

Matt Smith latches onto a looped cross into the box to prod past Declan Rudd.

Darnell Furlong makes a fantastic slide tackle which sees QPR win a goal-kick.

Manning swings in the corner - it’s cleared to Cousins who heads back into the box and finds Matt Smith who nods over the bar.

QPR win a corner in front of the away fans.

Baptiste heads the corner out for another corner.

The follow-up is punched clear by Matt Ingram, who gets ahold of a hard, low shot.

Preston enjoying some pressure of their own, as the ball is deflected off Furlong for a corner.

QPR looking encouraging in the early stages, with Ryan Manning and Ebere Eze trying to impact things.

Kick-off!

We’re underway in W12!

Here come the team!