Charlie Austin struck a stoppage-time equaliser as QPR got here from two targets down to attract 2-2 with Barnsley on the Kiyan Prince Basis Stadium.
Dominic Frieser had fired the guests into the lead (14), earlier than Cauley Woodrow doubled the Tykes’ lead together with his fiftieth purpose for the membership (27).
However after a change of system from boss Mark Warburton, Rangers took the sport by the scruff of the neck after the break and arrange a grandstand end when Ilias Chair completed drove in from the left and completed brilliantly (77).
Austin then had the ultimate say – and made up for his earlier missed probabilities – when he tucked residence a skidding cross from Yoann Barbet (90+1) to ship the west London aspect high of the Sky Guess Championship forward of the rest of Saturday’s motion.
How QPR rallied to maintain their unbeaten begin intact
It didn’t take lengthy for Barnsley to say themselves on a slick floor in west London. Callum Types and Clarke Oduor proved to be thorns in Rangers’ aspect early on, with the latter firing a warning shot inches broad after sharp, incisive build-up play.
They quickly took the lead after QPR had been caught taking part in out from the again. Liam Kitching collected the ball on the midway line and pumped it ahead to Frieser, who escaped the clutches of Osman Kakay, beat the offside entice and smashed within the opener.
Lower than quarter-hour later, it was 2-0 when a nook was recycled after Rs goalkeeper Seny Dieng had batted away the preliminary hazard, with Types exchanging passes and squaring for Woodrow to fit residence his landmark strike.
With no let-up in sight and an actual hazard of being blown away, a stern-looking Warburton shuffled his pack nicely earlier than half time,, sacrificing Andre Dozzell and George Thomas for Albert Adomah and Dominic Ball. He then switched to a again 4 on the break, after which QPR appeared refreshed.
Substitute Jimmy Dunne rose to nod a nook simply broad of the left-hand upright simply earlier than the hour, whereas Austin sliced broad earlier than he was denied by a spectacular response save from Tykes stopper Brad Collins because the hosts looked for a purpose to arrange a tense finale.
With 13 minutes to play, they discovered one when Chair ghosted into the realm from the left and rifled a thunderous effort into the again of the online and simply when it appeared as if they could fall to a primary defeat of the marketing campaign, Austin slotted residence to earn some extent on the demise.
QPR are again in motion at 7.45pm on Tuesday, August 24, after they host Oxford within the second spherical of the Carabao Cup, whereas Barnsley return at 3pm on Saturday, August 28, after they welcome Birmingham to Oakwell.