Search

Queens Park Rangers: Ian Holloway disappointed with quality of crosses against Leeds United

PUBLISHED: 16:00 13 December 2017

Queens Park Rangers manager Ian Holloway (pic Jonathan Brady/PA)

Queens Park Rangers manager Ian Holloway (pic Jonathan Brady/PA)

PA Wire/PA Images

QPR found themselves in good wide areas against Whites, but could not capitalise

Queens Park Rangers boss Ian Holloway has called on his team to do better with their balls into the final third after being disappointed with their crosses against Leeds United.

The Rs struggled to create clear cut chances in their 3-1 defeat at home to the Whites on Saturday, despite often being in good positions in wide areas.

The balls that were delivered often found a Leeds defender, something which irked the QPR boss.

“When you get in that final zone, you have to pick out a proper cross where you don’t hit the opposition,” he said.

“You could say that’s the opposition’s defending, but against Leeds we got in too many areas where we didn’t find a ball for somebody.”

There was something for Holloway to be happy about against United, with Nedum Onuoha making his first appearance since overcoming a hamstring injury.

Grant Hall also returned form a lengthy lay-off in the defeat, coming on as a second half substitute, much to his manager’s delight.

“It’s great to have Nedum back and to have ‘Hally’ back for that little bit of experience,” added Holloway.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Kilburn Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Kilburn Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Kilburn Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Kilburn & Brent Sports News

16:00

Rs yet to drop points in the league in 2018

10:00

Stones buoyed by two cups wins this past week

09:30

Archant London reporters sat down to chat about all the latest transfer news and gossip across north London.

09:00

In an article from our ‘Year In Sport’ pullout, the next 12 months for Eddie Jones’ men are previewed

Yesterday, 16:00

Hendon will be looking to get back to winning ways in the Bostik Premier Division as they make the trip to strugglers Needham Market this weekend.

Yesterday, 13:00

St Panteleimon FC snatched a 1-0 victory against London United last weekend.

Yesterday, 10:00

Boro head to title favourites Blues on Saturday

Yesterday, 08:00

In an article from our ‘Year in Sport’ pullout, the other teams in the Six Nations have their chances previewed

PROMOTED CONTENT

Brent Clinical Commissioning Group has announced changes to the community’s cardiology service.

If you have been looking for laser hair removal, beauty salon treatments, or skin care services you may be confused and overwhelmed with so much information out there and so many clinics and salons promising miraculous results.

Louise McGowan, who started as headmistress of Convent of Jesus and Mary Language College in September, speaks to education editor James Scott about life at the school.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read Kilburn sport

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Brent & Kilburn Times
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now