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Summary

  1. QPR go top of Championship
  2. Caulker scores against old club
  3. Chery adds second from the spot
  4. No shots on target in first half
  5. Cardiff yet to score this season
  6. Get involved via #bbcefl

Live Reporting

By Jay Freeman

All times stated are UK

  1. Goodbye

    QPR

    Well after a lacklustre first half, things definitely opened up a bit after the break as QPR took control on a dismal afternoon for Cardiff City.

    Despite losing midfielder Ben Gladwin to injury after 24 minutes, Queens Park Rangers kept pressing and were rewarded thanks to a dominant display in the final 20 minutes.

    Steven Caulker's header gave Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink's side some breathing space but Tjarron Chery's late penalty wrapped up another win for the Rs and sent them top of the Championship.

    Meanwhile Cardiff are yet to score in any of their opening three games of the season, a worrying statistic for Paul Trollope's side.

    In the Premier League, Liverpool have just taken the lead against Arsenal thanks to Adam Lallana's strike. You can read our live text of that game here. 

    Thank you for joining us.

  2. "A lot to do"

    FT: Cardiff 0-2 QPR

    Ian Walsh

    Former Cardiff and Wales striker on BBC Radio Wales

    “It was a very naive performance from Cardiff and was far from good enough. Paul Trollope’s got a lot to do.”

  3. 'Perfect away performance'

    FT: Cardiff 0-2 QPR

    Danny Gabbidon

    Former Wales, Cardiff and QPR defender on BBC Radio London

    The perfect away performance from QPR. Really solid defensively. Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink will be absolutely delighted.

  4. FULL-TIME

    Cardiff 0-2 QPR

    And it's all over at the Cardiff City Stadium. Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink's Queens Park Rangers have gone top of the Championship thanks to two second-half goals.

    Cardiff failed to register a shot on target in the whole 90 minutes and rarely troubled the Rs.

  5. SUBSTITUTION

    Cardiff 0-2 QPR

    Sebastian Polter comes off, having won QPR that late penalty, and is replaced by James Perch.

    Conor Washington, meanwhile, replaces goalscorer Tjarron Chery.

  6. Cardiff 0-2 QPR

    There will be five minutes of added time. Five more minutes for QPR to wait before they go top of the Championship.

  7. Yellow card

    Cardiff 0-2 QPR

    Karl Henry goes in the book. That's four (read: four) yellow cards QPR have received today.

  8. Cardiff 0-2 QPR

    Danny Gabbidon

    Former Wales, Cardiff and QPR defender on BBC Radio London

    Top corner! A lot of players wouldn't have attempted that. That's a man playing full of confidence!

    You have to say that's game over now.

  9. GOAL QPR

    Cardiff 0-2 QPR (Chery)

    Tjarron Chery puts the Rs out of sight as he smashes the ball home from the penalty spot.

    QPR will be travelling back up the M4 with three points.

    Tjarron Chery
  10. PENALTY QPR

    Cardiff 0-1 QPR

    Sebastian Polter is brought down by Bruno Manga. The visitors have the chance to put this game to bed, here.

  11. Cardiff 0-1 QPR

    Credit to Cardiff, they haven't sat back after going a goal down late on. Substitute Craig Noone plays in to Anthony Pilkington who turns and shoots but it's blocked and it's judged to be a goal kick.

    Time is running out if they are to find an equaliser, here.

  12. Cardiff 0-1 QPR

    Danny Gabbidon

    Former Wales, Cardiff and QPR defender on BBC Radio London

    It's a fantastic, looping header from a fantastic delivery. A super header. He still had a lot to do.

    Caulker has been really solid. His performance has been excellent as well.

    He fails to celebrate, being an ex-Cardiff man.

  13. GOAL QPR

    Cardiff 0-1 QPR (Caulker)

    Here's your narrative. Steven Caulker's had a great afternoon and it's no surprise he's the man to take the lead for the Rs against his former club.

    He heads home Jake Bidwell's cross with just over 10 minutes left to play.

    Has that gifted them all three points?

  14. Cardiff 0-0 QPR

    Danny Gabbidon

    Former Wales, Cardiff and QPR defender on BBC Radio London

    Both front men had really been feeding off scraps.

    There really hasn't been enough quality, from both teams.

  15. Substitution (Cardiff)

    Cardiff 0-0 QPR

    A double substitution for the hosts as new signing Emyr Huws comes on to make his debut along with Kenneth Zahore as the pair replace Frederic Gounongbe and Lex Immers.

  16. Cardiff 0-0 QPR

    Another opportunity for the visitors as Steven Caulker has his second bite of the cherry in just two minutes but this time he fires the ball into the side netting.

    QPR are turning the screw, now.

  17. Cardiff 0-0 QPR

    Yeni Ngbakoto

    Yeni Ngbakoto wins a free-kick for QPR on the left wing and launches the ball into the box but former Cardiff player Steven Caulker heads wide of the mark.

  18. Cardiff 0-0 QPR

    Frederic Gounongbe is trying to create chances for Cardiff and almost finds the net all of his own accord but his dangerous effort is blocked.

  19. Yellow card

    Cardiff 0-0 QPR

    Massimo Luongo goes into the book for a foul on Peter Whittingham. That's Queens Park Rangers' third booking of the afternoon.

  20. Cardiff 0-0 QPR

    At the other end, Cardiff almost get off the mark as Anthony Pilkington rises high to to nod Declan John's cross just over the bar.

    Paul Trollope will be happy with his side's response. Still goalless, but for how much longer?