Dec 1, 2016 at 7.45pm UK at ‚ÄčLoftus Road
QPRQueens Park Rangers
1-2
WolvesWolverhampton Wanderers
Lynch (90')
Perch (11'), Luongo (51')
Perch (35')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Edwards (60'), Costa (67')
Cavaleiro (49'), Batth (78'), Saiss (91')

Result: Wolverhampton Wanderers beat 10-man Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road

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Dave Edwards and Helder Costa score the goals as Wolverhampton Wanderers record a 2-1 win over 10-man Queens Park Rangers in the Championship on Thursday night.

Queens Park Rangers had James Perch sent off as they lost 2-1 at home to relegation-threatened Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Championship on Thursday night.

Dave Edwards opened the scoring for Wolves on the hour, before Helder Costa made it two in the 67th minute against a QPR side that finished with 10 men following Perch's first-half dismissal.

It was QPR that had the first real chance of the early exchanges, but Tjarron Chery fired wide of the post in the sixth minute as Wolves struggled to find their rhythm at Loftus Road.

Chances were few and far between in the period that followed, but the match changed 10 minutes before the break when Perch was given his marching orders after picking up a second yellow for a late challenge on Matt Doherty.

Wolves made use of their one-man advantage in the second period as Edwards opened the scoring in the 60th minute after hammering a low Dominic Iorfa cross into the back of the net.

The away side then doubled their lead seven minutes later when Costa drove into the QPR box before finding the bottom corner with a low finish as Wolves moved closer to their first league success since the end of September.

QPR did have one back in the final minute through Joel Lynch, but it proved to be too little too late for the home side as Wolves held on in the seven minutes of added time to secure three much-needed points.

The result has seen Wolves move above Burton Albion into 19th position in the Championship table, while QPR remain in 15th and now just two points above Paul Lambert's side.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton20126230111942
2Newcastle UnitedNewcastle19131537162140
3Reading1910452524134
4Leeds UnitedLeeds2010282322132
5Birmingham CityBirmingham198742422231
6Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds199462221131
7Norwich CityNorwich199373430430
8Huddersfield TownHuddersfield199372124-330
9Derby CountyDerby198561713429
10Fulham197753021928
11Bristol City198382622427
12Barnsley197483229325
13Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest197483433125
14Preston North EndPreston197482423125
15Aston Villa1951042120125
16Ipswich TownIpswich196671719-224
17Queens Park RangersQPR196582028-823
18Brentford196492426-222
19Burton Albion195772125-422
20Wolverhampton WanderersWolves195682124-321
21Blackburn RoversBlackburn195592128-720
22Cardiff CityCardiff1954101830-1219
23Wigan AthleticWigan194691621-518
24Rotherham UnitedRotherham1914141945-267
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