Striker settled contest after Esteban Cambiasso and Jeffrey Schlupp had netted for the Foxes and a Wes Morgan own goal and a Leroy Fer strike had offered replies for the hosts.QPR vs Leicester City highlights.
The Foxes, without a win in eight games, opened the scoring early through Esteban Cambiasso and restored parity through Jeffrey Schlupp after an own goal from Wes Morgan and a Leroy Fer strike had turned the tie on its head, but they were left empty-handed as Charlie Austin nodded home a 73rd-minute winner.
An amazing five goal thriller at Loftus Road has come to a close. Cambiasso sent Leicester into an early lead in the first half before Morgan’s own goal cancelled his strike out. Fer put the home side ahead but Schlupp’s lovely effort levelled the tie again. Austin then popped up with the winner to give QPR a 3-2 victory!
90′ + 6′FULL TIME! An incredible game at Loftus Road comes to and end! QPR come away with the victory after Charlie Austin’s strike sealed the 3-2 result.
73′Goal Charlie Austin
GGGOOOOOALLLLLLL! Loftus Road erupts as Austin pops up in the box to put QPR into the lead at 3-2. He got on the end of a save off of Caulker’s header.
67′Goal Jeffery Shclupp
FANTASTIC GOAL! Schlupp collects the ball after a clearance from a corner. He strikes it straight into the bottom right hand corner. Great footwork from the midfielder to get the movement needed to beat Green. We are all level now at 2-2.
45′Goal Leroy Fer
GOOAAALLLLLL! Fer gets into the box and after a good reaction save from Schmeichel off an Austin header, the midfielder comes storming in to thump QPR into the lead. 2-1 now just before the breaak.
37′Own Goal Westley Morgan
GOOOAAALLLL! Morgan has defended well but this time he puts the ball into his own net to make it 1-1 as he tried to stop the shot of Austin, who was directly behind the centre-back. An equaliser just before half-time.
4′Goal Esteban Cambiasso
GOOAAALLLLL! Leicester fans finally have a goal to celebrate. Cambiasso creeps in on the edge of the box to slide it home and make it 1-0 to the away side.