QPR 2-1 Arsenal Highlights
QPR collected a valuable victory in their battle against the drop as Samba Diakite’s first goal for the club ended in-form Arsenal’s winning run.
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Venue: Loftus Road
Date: Saturday, 31 March, 2012
Kick off: 15:00 GMT
1-0 Taarabt A. 22′
1-1 Walcott T. 37′
2-1 Diakite S. 66′
Five of the nine Premier League matches between the two clubs have been drawn.
Arsenal have only beaten QPR twice in the Premier League, and one of those was their 1-0 win over the R’s in December. The Gunners have not completed a league double over Rangers since the 1990-91 season.
Both of QPR’s Premier League wins over Arsenal were 3-1 victories.
It’s four points from a possible 21 for Mark Hughes’ men.
QPR’s 1-0 win over Chelsea represents their only win in five London Premier League derbies this term.
The R’s are without a clean sheet in 21 Premier League matches. They have conceded 39 goals since then, including seven in their last three games.
QPR have received a league-high six red cards this season.
Arsenal are looking to become the first side to win eight Premier League matches in a row since Chelsea in 2010. The last side to do it in the same season was Manchester United during the 2008-09 campaign.
Arsene Wenger’s men are attempting to keep a third consecutive clean sheet for the first time this season.
The Gunners have lost two of their three London derbies this term following 2-1 defeats at both Tottenham and Fulham. They did, however, win 5-3 at Chelsea.
If selected, Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta will be making his 200th Premier League appearance. Only two Spaniards have made more – Pepe Reina (250) and Cesc Fabregas (212).