Haven't we met before? Town's last 5 matches at Loftus Road



Huddersfield Town continue their embryonic Championship campaign with a trip to London to take on QPR. Chief TerrierBlog writer John McNamara takes a look back at the lat five meetings between the sides at Loftus Road.


February 11th, 2017: QPR 1 Huddersfield Town 2 - Sky Bet Championship


David Wagner's side moved within 6 points of second-placed Brighton with their fifth-straight league win at QPR. On-loan midfielder Izzy Brown opened the scoring with a neat sidefooted volley from a Nahki Wells cutback.


The Bermudan striker doubled the lead for Town in the 36th minute when he netted with an equally controlled effort. The hosts rallied in the second-half and clawed back a goal through talismanic striker Luke Freeman.


Town held firm though, grinding out a 2-1 win largely thanks to a number of excellent saves from 'keeper Danny Ward.



December 28th, 2015: QPR 1 Huddersfield Town 1 - Sky Bet Championship


Jason Davidson was one of the players to step into the side as David Wagner sought to freshen up his side during the hectic Christmas period. The Australian came close to opening the scoring for Town as he fizzed an effort narrowly wide of the QPR post.


Rotation took its toll on the side as they put in a disjointed performance which looked likely to end in defeat after Polter opened the scoring for QPR in the 80th minute. That goal sparked Town into life however - Nahki Wells earned his team a point by scoring an impressive free-kick 5 minutes before the final whistle.




January 18th, 2014: QPR 2 Huddersfield Town 1 - Sky Bet Championship


Harry Redknapp's QPR moved up to second in the table following a fairly routine win over Mark Robin's Terriers side. The visitors frustrated the hosts in the first period, but their resolve ended 10 minutes after the break.


Charlie Austin opened the scoring, smashing home a flick-on from striking partner Andy Johnson. 10 minutes later Town got their reward for some enterprising play, Nahki Wells levelling the scores with a header from an Adam Hammil cross.


Charlie Austin was irrepressible though and grabbed the winner for QPR when he headed home from a Benoit Assou-Ekotto corner. The full-time result saw Town drop down to 13th in the Championship table.



December 17th, 2002: QPR 3 Huddersfield Town 0 - Football League Division Two


It was total domination for the hosts in this clash as they not only scored three times but hit the woodwork three times as well. Dan Shittu opened the scoring in the 3rd minute heading past Town 'keeper Scott Bevan.


On the half hour mark QPR doubled their lead as Tommy Williams fired a stinging effort into the Town goal. The hosts dominance was occasionally punctuated with the odd attackign header from Andy Booth, but in truth Town never really threatened.


Clarke Carlisle completed the rout after 73 minutes when young defender Clarke Carlisle followed up a Richard Langley free-kick to tap in from close range.



October 7th, 2001: QPR 3 Huddersfield Town 2 - Football League Division Two


Rangers made it three home wins on the trot as they battled to victory against Huddersfield Town. The hosts took the lead after 13 minutes when Andy Thomson turned well and hit home for his 10th strike of the season.


That goal spurred Town into action who equalised through Chris Hay who scored from an Andy Booth knockdown. That goal put Town into the ascendency and were it not for the heroic efforts of QPR 'keeper Chris Day they would have taken the lead.


In 4 second-half minutes goals from Matthew Rose and Steve Palmer put QPR into cruise control. Those strikes were a gut-punch for Town who despite a consolation own-goal from QPR defender Ben Askar fell to defeat.



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