Cardiff City fail to stop visitors as Queens Park Rangers seal a 1-0 victory

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Technical card:
Cardiff City: Charlie Austin, Lyndon Dykes, Chris Willock, Dominic Ball, Niko Hamalainen, Todd Kane, Seny Dieng, Rob Dickie, Ilias Chair, Geoff Cameron and Yoann Barbet
Queens Park Rangers: Leandro Bacuna, Will Vaulks, Joe Bennett, Harry Wilson, Max Watters, Perry Ng, Alex Smithies, Joe Ralls, Curtis Nelson, Sean Morrison and Kieffer Moore
Stadium: Cardiff City Stadium
Goals: Chris Willock (0-1, min. 71)

Cardiff City fell to a home defeat at the hands of QPR at Cardiff City Stadium on Wednesday. Cardiff City were hoping to get something from this game, following a previous defeat to Norwich City. Queens Park Rangers, on the other hand, were coming from a 2-0 win against Luton Town. As the table looks today, Cardiff City and Queens Park Rangers are 15th, (29 points) and 17th, (27 points), spots respectively, after 25 matches.

After a goalless first half, Queens Park Rangers continued to apply pressure the second half and were rewarded, beginning with Chris Willock opening the scoring in minute 71. They managed to see the game out with a clean sheet and a final score of 1-0.

As for substitutions, for Cardiff, Mark Harris, Sheyi Ojo, Robert Glatzel and Josh Murphy came on for Max Watters, Will Vaulks, Perry Ng and Harry Wilson, while QPR brought on Macauley Bonne and Osman Kakay to replace Charlie Austin and Chris Willock.

The referee booked three players from Queens Park Rangers, Yoann Barbet, Geoff Cameron and Ilias Chair.

Cardiff City will play their next game away against Barnsley, while Queens Park Rangers will face Derby County at home.

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