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Huddersfield ease to victory over QPR

Published on: 05 December 2020

Harry Toffolo's goal was just his third for Huddersfield since moving to the club from Lincoln City almost two years ago

Huddersfield Town produced an impressive display to inflict a third successive defeat on a lacklustre Queens Park Rangers.

Josh Koroma gave Town a great start as he picked up the ball close to half-way, ran unchallenged to the edge of the box and curled a right-footed effort into the top corner.

Koroma turned provider for the second as his well-timed pass after a lovely, flowing move allowed Harry Toffolo to slot home from close range.

The victory was marred, however, when Huddersfield captain Christopher Schindler appeared to suffer a serious knee injury with 15 minutes left and the German needed oxygen before he was taken from the field.

The Terriers move up three places to 13th in the Championship while QPR drop to 18th, four points above the relegation zone.

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After an impressive first-half showing in their defeat by Bristol City on Tuesday, Rangers failed to repeat it in West Yorkshire - Seny Dieng produced a great save to keep out Toffolo two minutes after the opener and also denied Fraizer Campbell after another excellent passing move shortly before the Terriers went 2-0 up.

Carlos Corberan's men had three chances to go further ahead 10 minutes after the break as first Isaac Mbenza curled wide from the edge of the box, then Koroma just missed getting on the end of Carel Eiting's fizzed cross before Pipa forced a save from Dieng.

Rangers had their keeper to thank yet again 10 minutes later as he pulled off a fine save from Lewis O'Brien's shot.

Ben Hamer in the Huddersfield goal had little to do as the R's had just two efforts on target, the second a Dominic Ball stoppage-time free-kick which he easily saved.

    Line-upsMatch StatsLive Text

Line-upsHuddersfield

    1Hamer2ÁvilaSubstituted forBacunaat 73'minutes26SchindlerSubstituted forEdmonds-Greenat 79'minutes23Sarr3Toffolo14Eiting6Hogg8O'Brien18MbenzaSubstituted forDuhaneyat 87'minutes22CampbellSubstituted forWardat 73'minutes19Koroma

Substitutes

    7Bacuna10Pritchard11Diakhaby17Duhaney25Ward28Brown31Schofield34Daly35Edmonds-Green

QPR

    13Dieng2Kane4Dickie6Barbet25Hämäläinen20CameronSubstituted forBallat 56'minutesBooked at 62mins22Carroll11Osayi-SamuelBooked at 71minsSubstituted forKelmanat 82'minutes10ChairSubstituted forAdomahat 82'minutes21WillockSubstituted forThomasat 56'minutes9DykesSubstituted forBonneat 45'minutes

Substitutes

    7Bonne12Ball19Thomas23Masterson24Kakay26Bettache29Kelman32Kelly37Adomah

Referee:Dean WhitestoneMatch StatsHome TeamHuddersfieldAway TeamQPRPossessionHome58%Away42%ShotsHome11Away5Shots on TargetHome6Away2CornersHome3Away4FoulsHome15Away7Live TextPost update

Match ends, Huddersfield Town 2, Queens Park Rangers 0.

90'+7'Full Time

Second Half ends, Huddersfield Town 2, Queens Park Rangers 0.

90'+5'Post update

Offside, Huddersfield Town. Danny Ward tries a through ball, but Demeaco Duhaney is caught offside.

90'+3'Post update

Attempt missed. Albert Adomah (Queens Park Rangers) header from a difficult angle on the left misses to the left. Assisted by Todd Kane with a cross.

90'+3'Post update

Hand ball by Carel Eiting (Huddersfield Town).

90'+2'Post update

Attempt saved. Dominic Ball (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

90'+1'Post update

Foul by Lewis O'Brien (Huddersfield Town).

90'+1'Post update

George Thomas (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

88'Post update

Offside, Huddersfield Town. Juninho Bacuna tries a through ball, but Josh Koroma is caught offside.

87'Substitution

Substitution, Huddersfield Town. Demeaco Duhaney replaces Isaac Mbenza.

85'Post update

Juninho Bacuna (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

85'Post update

Foul by Tom Carroll (Queens Park Rangers).

82'Post update

Attempt missed. Niko Hämäläinen (Queens Park Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

82'Substitution

Substitution, Queens Park Rangers. Albert Adomah replaces Ilias Chair.

82'Substitution

Substitution, Queens Park Rangers. Charlie Kelman replaces Bright Samuel.

80'Post update

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Harry Toffolo.

80'Post update

Attempt blocked. Yoann Barbet (Queens Park Rangers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ilias Chair.

79'Substitution

Substitution, Huddersfield Town. Rarmani Edmonds-Green replaces Christopher Schindler because of an injury.

75'Post update

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Christopher Schindler.

74'Post update

Foul by Josh Koroma (Huddersfield Town).

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Source: bbc.com

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