UK time is: 13:19:04
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sousa - Not Enough Chances

Paulo Sousa was disappointed with his side in the wake of their FA Cup stalemate with Burnley.

The R`s boss spoke to QPR.co.uk following the goalless draw in W12 indicating that he was disappointed the R`s couldn`t break down a stubborn Burnley rearguard.

He said: 'Of course we want to win every game, but it was a very tough fixture today.

'They played very well and defended in numbers. The first and second phase of our play was good, but we didn't create as many chances as we have done in previous weeks.

'The last moment of our offensive organisation wasn't as good as it can be. In previous weeks we have created chances and scored goals. Today, we controlled long spells of the game - the first and second phase in particular - and made good transitions, but didn't create chances.

'Sometimes football is like that, but we can go up to Burnley and get a result.'


Sousa also hit out at referee Tony Bates, who he believed missed a key incident involving substitute Emmanuel Ledesma.

He continued: 'We didn't have any help from the referee,'

'I don't like to speak too much about the officials, because they have a very tough job, but he (the referee) missed a lot today.

'The last game against Watford, Fitz (Hall) broke his nose because of a foul. Everyone saw it, apart from the referee.

'Today, Emmanuel (Ledesma) was caught with an elbow and he failed to spot it again. It was one against one and somehow he missed it.

'We need to protect the game and the players are a big part of the game. Without that protection, it is tough.'


Rangers now must travel to Turf Moor in a replay, and should they achieve the incredible feat of beating the Clarets, they find out their opponents in the draw this afternoon.

For all the reaction to the draw stay tuned to Vital QPR.

Who do you want in the draw? 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

QPR 0-0 Burnley - Match Report.

QPR 0-0 Burnley - Match Stats.

Routledge - Good Buy or Good Bye?.






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

The journalist

Writer: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 4 2009

Time: 12:33PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

In The Niko Time (Tuesday September 23 2014)

Stats: Queens Park Rangers v Stoke City (Saturday September 20 2014)

One to Watch - Mame Biram Diouf (Friday September 19 2014)

QPR v Stoke City - Match Preview (Friday September 19 2014)

QPR Hit For Four - Again (Sunday September 14 2014)

Stats: Man Utd v QPR (Sunday September 14 2014)

Manchester United v QPR - Match Preview (Saturday September 13 2014)

Kranjcar Returns To QPR (Monday September 1 2014)

Sandro Signs (Monday September 1 2014)

Transfer Deadline Day Live Blog (Monday September 1 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)

1. QPR4Me 34
2. dustman 17
3. The Uncredibale Hulk 16
4. DMD_QPR 15
5. Superhoop50 14
6. sandydl 12
7. jezza99 9
8. paulrangers 8
9. rodneeranger 7
10. Ashdown_Ranger 5

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 2 - 2 Stoke
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 1 - 0 Sunderland
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. Everton 5 1 2 2 -2 5
15. Crystal Palace 5 1 2 2 -2 5
16. WBA 5 1 2 2 -4 5
17. Sunderland 5 0 4 1 -1 4
18. Q.P.R. 5 1 1 3 -8 4
19. Burnley 5 0 3 2 -3 3
20. Newcastle 5 0 3 2 -6 3

Breaking League News

Mata`s Apology
Man Utd : 23/09/2014 13:14:00
Dressing Room Dressing Down
Man Utd : 23/09/2014 13:13:00
Ex-Hammers Duo on Fulham Short-List!
West Ham : 23/09/2014 13:07:00
A Roeder Return!
West Ham : 23/09/2014 13:06:00
Downing for England?
West Ham : 23/09/2014 13:04:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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