UK time is: 12:24:46
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sousa - Spot of Woe

Queens Park Rangers boss Paulo Sousa believed that while the R`s played well they need to be more assertive in front of goal.

The Portuguese legend saw the R`s go down 1-0 away to Sheffield Wednesday at a bitterly cold Hillsborough, despite having several opportunities to break their away hoodoo.

The Rangers boss believed that his side deserved a share of the spoils if not more.

'I feel we should have got something out of the match, these are the games you have to win.' Sousa told QPR.co.uk

'When you have excellent opportunities and you don't take them then, in football, you don't win. We need to be more aggressive in front of goal.

'We created a lot opportunities once again, but the last moment didn't come and we paid for not making the most of them.'


After being spurned infront of goal once more with a mixture of poor finishing and inspired goalkeeping, the R`s extended a run to eight games without scoring on the road, making it in excess of 777 minutes of football on the road without hitting the back of the net.

However Rangers boss Paulo Sousa believes that it is a matter of time before Rangers come out firing.

He said: 'I believe my players have the ability too overcome this hurdle. We are creating the chances and the goals will come. I'd be more concerned if we weren't creating the openings in the first instance.'

'As the game wore on without us scoring, it affected our confidence and gave Wednesday more energy and enthusiasm.'


When Peter Ramage`s pin-point cross to the far post saw Heidar Helguson impeded, the R`s had a chance to stop the rot from the penalty spot, but Martin Rowlands` powerful drive down the middle was stopped by the legs of former Derby County stopper Lee Grant.

Sousa has every confidence that Rangers` Captain Marvel will be ready to take the next kick should it come round.

He added 'Of course it was a great opportunity for him to score, but I have every confidence in Martin, and he will bounce back.'

To read Sheffield Wednesday boss Brian Law`s comments Click Here >>>.

We want to know YOUR thoughts!

To have your say you can comment in the space provided below, or chat about it on the forum.

TOP STORIES

Match Report - Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 QPR.

Match Stats - Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 QPR.

Facebook Rangers.






Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday December 10 2008

Time: 8:00AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Redknapp Refutes Brazilian Rumours (Friday January 23 2015)

Another Young Loanee Returns (Friday January 23 2015)

Palace Game Moved (Wednesday January 21 2015)

Leading The Race or Non-Starter? (Wednesday January 21 2015)

Mbia Wants Premier League Return (Tuesday January 20 2015)

Green Voted MotM v Manchester United (Tuesday January 20 2015)

'We Need Another Striker' (Monday January 19 2015)

Fernandes Gives Harry Backing (Monday January 19 2015)

Green Hopeful Despite Defeat (Sunday January 18 2015)

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
Q.P.R. 0 - 2 Man Utd
Burnley 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 1 - 1 Swansea
Q.P.R. 0 - 0 Crystal Palace
Arsenal 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 3 - 2 WBA

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 22 5 7 10 -9 22
15. Aston Villa 22 5 7 10 -14 22
16. Sunderland 22 3 11 8 -14 20
17. Burnley 22 4 8 10 -15 20
18. Hull City 22 4 7 11 -10 19
19. Q.P.R. 22 5 4 13 -16 19
20. Leicester City 22 4 5 13 -14 17

Breaking League News

Delph's Future Skipper Material
Aston Villa : 26/01/2015 12:18:00
Unsworth delight with Galloway
Everton : 26/01/2015 12:00:00
West Ham Utd No 15 In FA Cup 5th Round Draw
West Ham : 26/01/2015 10:45:00
Sunderland No 14 In FA Cup 5th Round Draw
Sunderland : 26/01/2015 10:42:00
Come In No 13 - Stoke City In FA Cup 5th Round
Stoke : 26/01/2015 10:38:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you agree with Harry Redknapp that a new STRIKER is a priority?
Suggested By:  Admin
Yes - We need another striker 55%
No - We need a goalkeeper 9%
No - We need a defender 27%
No - We need a midfielder 9%