Harry Redknapp: Blackpool win "important"

Harry Redknapp says that Queens Park Rangers' win at Blackpool in the Championship was "really important".

Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp hailed his side's second-half performance as they beat Blackpool 2-0.

Second-half goals from former Tangerines player Matt Phillips and Charlie Austin were enough to see the R's to the top of the Championship table and Redknapp believes that the victory is "really important" for the club.

He told QPR.co.uk: "We were a bit fortunate to come in at 0-0 at half time.

"They played well in the first half and coped with the conditions far better than we did.

"We just couldn't get the ball down and bring our creative players into the game. But we were much better in the second half. I asked the lads to play more football and they did just that."

Rangers play host to third-placed Leicester City next Saturday.

Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates with team mate Clint Hill after scoring the first goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match against Charlton on November 23, 2013
Read Next:
Live Commentary: Blackpool 0-2 QPR - as it happened
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves28195450222862
2Derby CountyDerby28158544232153
3Aston Villa28148642251750
4Cardiff CityCardiff27155740251550
5Bristol City2813964032848
6Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd281441042321046
10Leeds UnitedLeeds28134114033743
11Preston North EndPreston28101263228442
12Ipswich TownIpswich28124124140140
13Norwich CityNorwich28107112833-537
14Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest28112153543-835
16Queens Park RangersQPR2889113140-933
17Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds27710103034-431
20Bolton WanderersBolton2868142646-2026
21Hull City28510133945-625
23Birmingham CityBirmingham2866161639-2324
24Burton Albion2866162152-3124
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account