Albert Adomah scored twice for Aston Villa as they got here from behind to beat QPR 2-1 at Loftus Highway.
Adomah equalised with a penalty within the closing seconds of the primary half after Jamie Mackie’s 18th-minute aim had put Rangers forward.
And the winger took his aim tally for the season to eight by scoring what turned out to be the winner 13 minutes into the second half.
It clinched Villa’s fourth victory in six away matches and condemned QPR to a second successive defeat.
Steve Bruce’s facet fell behind after failing to cope with Luke Freeman’s right-wing nook – Matt Smith’s header resulted in a scramble which ended with Mackie scoring from a yard out.
Villa responded strongly and Adomah missed an amazing likelihood to equalise, firing huge of the far publish after being put by way of by on-loan Tottenham teenager Josh Onomah.
Rangers keeper Alex Smithies then produced two wonderful saves, conserving out a low shot from Onomah and utilizing his legs to disclaim the unmarked Keinan Davis.
Nonetheless, Smithies was unable to rescue his crew when Villa had been awarded a penalty moments after Adomah’s right-footed effort bounced up on to the bar.
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Jack Robinson was adjudged to have used his hand to dam Robert Snodgrass’ shot and Adomah confidently tucked away the ensuing spot-kick.
Throughout a full of life begin to the second half, Davis headed narrowly huge and Smith swept a first-time shot from Freeman’s left-wing cross simply huge of the goal as each groups pushed ahead in the hunt for second aim.
It was Villa who discovered it courtesy of a high-quality end by Adomah, who drifted away from Alex Baptiste to gather Conor Hourihane’s cross and ship a low shot past Smithies and in off the far publish.
Snodgrass missed an amazing alternative to double the guests’ lead following an error by Joel Lynch.
As a substitute of clearing his traces, Lynch hesitated in his personal penalty and was robbed by Davis, however the R’s defender’s blushes had been spared by Snodgrass blasting the free ball over the bar.
Davis additionally missed an honest likelihood when he shot into the facet netting from shut vary.
On the different finish, keeper Sam Johnstone stored out a strong volley from the full of life Freeman and Smith fired huge as tiring QPR tried in useless to dig out an equaliser.