QPR striker Matt Smith has said it was nice to help the team to a result against his 'bogey team' Brentford.

The former Fulham striker was a second half substitute and scored the first of two injury-time goals to earn QPR a point against their west London rivals, something which Smith says showed the tremendous character in the squad.

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Speaking to GetWestLondon after the game, he said: "I don’t think it was our best game of the season but we showed grit and determination. We’ve shown what we’ve been showing all season which is that we keep going until the final whistle.

It’s a good few results that we’ve spun in the final stretches of the game so it’s pleasing that we’ve been able to do that, especially when confidence isn’t at it’s highest after a few defeats.

“We did it at home against Millwall from 2-0 down, we scored late against Hull, we scored late against Wolves so there’s plenty of instances where we’ve fought back, so we have shown that we’re a very resilient and head-strong team."

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Asked how pleasing it was to get on the score-sheet, Smith said: "Yeah of course, especially like that when the game is running out of time you’re always eager to get a last effort on goal so we did that, and then did it again so it was pleasing.

“It’s nice because notoriously I do terribly against Brentford! Even for Fulham I remember coming off some big thumpings so for me personally it was just nice to get a decent result against them. They’re one of those bogey teams that I always seem to personally seem to do not so great against so from that point of view it was very pleasing."