QPR 1-3 Sheffield United: The visitors take a huge step towards Championship playoffs


QPR 1-3 Sheffield United: The visitors take a huge step towards Championship playoffs as Iliman Ndiaye, Jack Robinson and Conor Hourihane claw back a win for the Blades after Charlie Austin’s first-half opener

  • Sheffield United beat Queens Park Rangers 3-1 at Loftus Road on Friday night 
  • Charlie Austin headed home from Albert Adomah’s cross to open the scoring
  • Iliman Ndiaye levelled for Sheffield after the break with a right-footed shot 
  • Sheffield defender Jack Robinson then put the visitors ahead with a header
  • Conor Hourihane sealed the win for the Blades with an injury-time goal

QPR’s playoff hopes took a hammering on Friday night, while Sheffield United’s had a boost as Rangers slipped to a defeat to the Blades at Loftus Road in the penultimate game of the season.

Rangers got off to a strong start as Charlie Austin headed home from Albert Adomah’s cross to open the scoring after half an hour

But Iliman Ndiaye levelled for Sheffield shortly after the break with a right-footed shot from close range to the high centre of the goal following a corner. 

Jack Robinson then put the visitors ahead with a header from the centre of the box to the top left corner, before Conor Hourihane sealed the win in injury time.

More to follow. 

Charlie Austin (right) headed home from Albert Adomah’s cross to open the scoring

Iliman Ndiaye (centre) levelled for Sheffield shortly after the break with a right-footed shot

Iliman Ndiaye (centre) levelled for Sheffield shortly after the break with a right-footed shot

Mark Warburton's side saw their playoff hopes take a hit as they sit 11th after the defeat

Mark Warburton’s side saw their playoff hopes take a hit as they sit 11th after the defeat

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