QPR 2-1 Reading: Lyndon Dykes double sees the Hoops beat Paul Ince’s side


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.  

More to follow. 

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

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

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

In a hard-fought match, QPR emerged victorious and move up to third in the Championship

Match Facts 

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

Bookings: Iroegbunam

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 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk