QPR 2-1 Reading: Lyndon Dykes double sees the Hoops beat Paul Ince’s side to leapfrog their opponents and move into third in the Championship table
- Lyndon Dykes scored twice as QPR beat Reading 2-1 at Loftus Road
- Andy Carroll opened the scoring in the 30th minute for Reading from the spot
- QPR fought back and Dykes netted the winner from the spot late on
Birthday boy Lydnon Dykes scored twice as QPR beat Reading 2-1 at Loftus Road to leapfrog their opponents into third in the Championship table.
Andy Carroll had opened the scoring in the 30th minute for the visitors through a penalty after Lucas Joao was brought down.
QPR equalised through Dykes after he nodded home a pinpoint cross from Osman Kakay, before he secured all three points from the spot late on when midfielder Tim Iroegbunam was fouled.
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Lydon Dykes scored twice as QPR beat Reading 2-1 at Loftus Road on Friday evening
Andy Carroll had opened the scoring for the visitors from the spot after Lucas Joao was fouled
Dykes netted the winner late on after midfielder Tim Iroegbunam was fouled
In a hard-fought match, QPR emerged victorious and move up to third in the Championship
QPR (4-3-3): Dieng; Laird (Kakay 26), Dunne, Clarke-Salter, Paal; Iroegbunam, Field (Dickie 69), Johansen (Dozzell 74); Roberts (Amos 74), Dykes, Chair
Subs: Archer, Shodipo, Adomah
Manager: Michael Beale
Reading (3-5-2): Lumley; Hutchinson (Hoilett 39), Holmes, McIntyre; Yiadom, Hendrick, Loum, Fornah (Ejaria 70), Guinness-Walker; Carroll, Lucas João (Ince 75)
Subs: Meite, Bouzanis, Mbengue, Abbey
Bookings: Hutchinson, Carroll, Holmes
Manager: Paul Ince