UK time is: 08:04:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Last Minute Goal Facts

Robbie_qpr couldn't help himself by sound off with this seasons Queens Park Rangers overall teams performance and the dreaded last minute goal(s).

Frustration

After the dramatic final few last Saturday (R's v Preston), and once the emotions of joy and relief had subsided, I was left with an over whelming feeling of 'about bloody time'.

I don't know about everyone else, but I thought that, this season more than most, we seem to have conceded more than out fair share of last minute goals.

I was left wondering just how many late goals we had been on the wrong side of and just how many points they had lost us over the course of the season.

Stats

Therefore, I went through the results and noted all goals in our games, for and against, scored in or after the 85th minute... and here is what I found:

1 - There have been 13 goals scored in the last five minutes, five in our favour and eight against.

2 - Of our five, two have changed the overall result of the game, giving us an extra two points.

3 - Of the eight we conceded, five have changed the result, losing us seven points

4- If a game of football lasted 84 minutes, we would be five points better off this season.

If only

So, instead of 54 points, we would have 59, be in 11th place, and three points off a play off spot.

Not quite as bad as I had expected but still something we need to turn around in our advantage next season if we intend on mounting a serious promotion push.

Its statistics like this that will be the difference between success or failure.

The journalist

Writer: Robbie_QPR Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 10 2008

Time: 6:07PM

Your Comments

last minute goals - join the gang - Everton, Villa to name but two!
merlin
Make that 7 points lost after the last minute equaliser at Hull!
robbie_qpr
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Brewers Break Brittle Rangers (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Burton Albion v QPR - Match Preview (Wednesday August 27 2014)

One to Watch - Marcus Harness (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Rangers' White Hart Pain (Sunday August 24 2014)

Tottenham v QPR - Match Preview (Saturday August 23 2014)

Tottenham v QPR - Match Preview (Saturday August 23 2014)

Two In, One Out (Saturday August 23 2014)

One to Watch - Christian Eriksen (Saturday August 23 2014)

Chester Downs Rangers (Saturday August 16 2014)

Archived Queens Park Rangers Articles

List All Vital QPR Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Spurs 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 0 - 1 Hull City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Southampton 2 0 1 1 -1 1
15. Stoke 2 0 1 1 -1 1
16. Leicester City 2 0 1 1 -2 1
17. Newcastle 2 0 1 1 -2 1
18. Crystal Palace 2 0 0 2 -3 0
19. Burnley 2 0 0 2 -3 0
20. Q.P.R. 2 0 0 2 -5 0

Breaking League News

United - Is it the System?
Man Utd : 28/08/2014 07:47:00
A Return to Palace?
Man Utd : 28/08/2014 07:41:00
Turning Misfortune into Fortune!
Man Utd : 28/08/2014 07:34:00
Champions League Draw - Moments!
Chelsea : 28/08/2014 07:29:00
Chelsea Draw Bolton
Chelsea : 28/08/2014 07:22:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do QPR need to strengthen most?
Suggested By:  Boxer
Goalkeeper 7%
Defender 21%
Midfielder 7%
Forward 65%