Soccer

QPR held in goalless draw

  • Bermuda striker Nahki Wells

Nahki Wells and Queens Park Rangers were left frustrated after stuttering to a goalless draw against Stoke City in the Sky Bet Championship at Loftus Road, as both sides finished with ten men.

Stoke were depleted after only eight minutes when Sam Clucas was sent off for a stamp on Josh Scowen. Bermuda striker Wells had the best chance to open the scoring for QPR, forcing Jack Butland into a fine save from a tight angle.

QPR defender Grant Hall was then sent off with three minutes remaining after a second yellow card.

The result means QPR have taken just four points from a possible 30 in their last ten encounters as they remain eighteenth with 43 points.

n Reggie Lambe’s Cambridge drew 1-1 at home to Oldham Athletic in League Two.

The visiting side took the lead after 13 minutes through Harrison Dunk’s own goal, before Jevani Brown netted a second-half equaliser.

The result leaves Cambridge nineteenth, ten points clear of the drop zone.

Meanwhile, Jonté Smith was not included in the Oxford United who went down to a late defeat away to Gillingham in League One, after Brandon Hanlan’s 89th-minute goal.

The defeat resulted in Oxford dropping into the relegation zone, one point adrift of safety. with ten games remaining.