Jermaine Jenas: 'Spirit is good at Queens Park Rangers'

QPR's Jermaine Jenas celebrates after scoring his side's third goal against Sunderland on March 9, 2013
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Queens Park Rangers midfielder Jermaine Jenas hails the "spirit" that his team have shown in recent matches.

Jermaine Jenas has revealed that there is currently a positive atmosphere among the Queens Park Rangers playing squad.

A fortnight ago the R's looked destined for relegation, but successive victories over Southampton and Sunderland have brought Harry Redknapp's team to within four points of safety with nine matches left to play.

Speaking with the 3-1 win over Sunderland in mind, Jenas has praised the "spirit" that the team displayed at Loftus Road.

"It says a lot about the spirit within the team to come back like that in such a big game," Jenas told the club's official website. "We were all in good spirits in the dressing room afterwards, as you can imagine.

"Everyone says each game is a cup final now, and we're stepping up. We need to keep doing that."

Next up for QPR is a trip to Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon.

New Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp takes the applause from home fans on December 1, 2012
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