QPR 2-2 Swindon Town (4-2 pens)

11 Aug

Nasser El Khayati


QPR’s Nasser El Khayati scores the winning penalty against Swindon Town

Championship QPR beat League One side Swindon Town won 4-2 on penalties to avoid a shock EFL Cup first-round exit.

After 120 minutes, R’s keeper Matt Ingram saved Anton Rodgers and Bradley Barry’s penalties to allow Nasser El Khayati to hit the winning spot-kick.

Earlier, QPR debutant Yeni Ngbakoto turned home, but Jordan Stewart’s fine volley took the game to extra-time.

Conor Washington then scored his first goal for QPR before the Robins’ James Brophy smashed in to set up a shootout.

Swindon were forced to play extra-time with 10 men after Lloyd Jones came off with injury and they had made all three permitted substitutions.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s side have been drawn at home to Rochdale in the second round.

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Match ends, Queens Park Rangers 2(4), Swindon Town 2(2).

Penalty Shootout ends, Queens Park Rangers 2(4), Swindon Town 2(2).

Goal! Queens Park Rangers 2(4), Swindon Town 2(2). Abdenasser El Khayati (Queens Park Rangers) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Penalty saved! Bradley Barry (Swindon Town) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the top left corner.

Goal! Queens Park Rangers 2(3), Swindon Town 2(2). Conor Washington (Queens Park Rangers) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Goal! Queens Park Rangers 2(2), Swindon Town 2(2). Jordan Stewart (Swindon Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Goal! Queens Park Rangers 2(2), Swindon Town 2(1). Sebastian Polter (Queens Park Rangers) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the high centre of the goal.

Goal! Queens Park Rangers 2(1), Swindon Town 2(1). Conor Thomas (Swindon Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Goal! Queens Park Rangers 2(1), Swindon Town 2. Tjaronn Chery (Queens Park Rangers) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the top right corner.

Penalty saved! Anton Rodgers (Swindon Town) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the top left corner.

Penalty Shootout begins Queens Park Rangers 2, Swindon Town 2.

Second Half Extra Time ends, Queens Park Rangers 2, Swindon Town 2.

Attempt missed. Tjaronn Chery (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Sebastian Polter (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Conor Thomas.

Attempt missed. Luke Norris (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Jordan Cousins (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Karl Henry (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Bradley Barry.

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Jamie Sendles-White.

Attempt missed. Sebastian Polter (Queens Park Rangers) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Conor Thomas.

Jordan Stewart (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Karl Henry (Queens Park Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Stewart (Swindon Town).

Attempt missed. Sebastian Polter (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal! Queens Park Rangers 2, Swindon Town 2. James Brophy (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Bradley Barry (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Karl Henry (Queens Park Rangers) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is blocked.

Second Half Extra Time begins Queens Park Rangers 2, Swindon Town 1.

First Half Extra Time ends, Queens Park Rangers 2, Swindon Town 1.

Sebastian Polter (Queens Park Rangers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Sebastian Polter (Queens Park Rangers).

Anton Rodgers (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Anton Rodgers.

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Tom Smith.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Cole Kpekawa.

Foul by Sebastian Polter (Queens Park Rangers).

Anton Rodgers (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Queens Park Rangers. Conceded by Anton Rodgers.

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