Sep 28, 2013 at 3pm UK at ​Loftus Road
QPRQueens Park Rangers
Barton (4'), Austin (35' pen.)
O'Neil (7'), Simpson (12')
FT(HT: 2-0)

Whitehead (33'), Gibson (35'), Adomah (90')

Result: Queens Park Rangers see off Middlesbrough

Charlie Austin of Queens Park Rangers celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal from the penalty spot during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Middlesbrough at Loftus Road on September 28, 2013
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Queens Park Rangers earn a 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough at Loftus Road to stay top of the Championship table.

Queens Park Rangers have beaten Middlesbrough 2-0 in this afternoon's Championship clash at Loftus Road.

Joey Barton gave the home side the lead after four minutes when his strike found the net after taking a deflection of Frazer Richardson.

Charlie Austin doubled the their lead 10 minutes before the break from the penalty spot after Ben Gibson was penalised for a handball.

Lukas Jutkiewicz went close for the visitors after the break but his low effort was held by Robert Green.

Gary O'Neil had a chance to add a third goal for the hosts but was denied his first goal for the club when Luke Steele tipped his strike over.

Queens Park Rangers' Joey Barton in action during the match against Sheffield Wednesday on August 3, 2013
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