Chelsea 0 QPR 1: Wright-Phillips scores on Stamford Bridge return to give Rafa the Blues
21:36 GMT, 2 January 2013
21:46 GMT, 2 January 2013
Shaun Wright-Phillips scored the only goal of the game against his former club as QPR pulled off one of the shock results of the season to all but end Chelsea's title challenge.
Blues boss Rafa Benitez opted to rest key men Juan Mata, Ashley Cole, Eden Hazard and Ramires from the start and he was made to pay the price for that gamble by Harry Redknapp's resurgent Rs.
Bolt from the blue: Wright-Phillips' 79th-minute strike stunned the hosts
Chelsea: Cech, Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Cahill, Bertrand, Luiz, Lampard (Ramires 79), Marin (Hazard 60), Oscar, Moses (Mata 75), Torres.
Subs not used: Hilario, Cole, Ferreira, Piazon.
QPR: Julio Cesar, Onuoha, Nelsen, Hill, Da Silva, Mbia, Derry, Hoilett (Wright-Phillips 15), Granero (Park 90), Taarabt (Dyer 90), Mackie.
Subs not used: Green, Ferdinand, Cisse, Faurlin.
Goal: Wright-Phillips 79.
Referee: Lee Mason (Lancashire)
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