first_imgNewcastle 1 QPR 0Substitute Shola Ameobi’s late goal condemned struggling QPR to their first defeat under Harry Redknapp.They were nine minutes away from a rare clean sheet when good work from Davide Santon led to the deadlock being broken.Santon ran at the visiting defence and found James Perch, whose pass set Ameobi up for a well taken goal.The striker cut inside the challenge of Adel Taarabt and sent a curling shot beyond keeper Rob Green and into the corner of the net.Rangers, with Fabio, Anton Ferdinand and Esteban Granero brought into the starting line-up, spent much of the game soaking up pressure but had managed to restrict their opponents to the odd chance.Numerous clearances from the ever-dependable Ryan Nelsen helped keep Newcastle at bay in the first half and Fabio’s challenge denied Papiss Cisse as he bore down on goal.In the second half, Cisse headed wide from Jonas Gutierrez’s left-wing cross and Demba Ba had a weak header saved by Green before Ameobi netted.QPR: Green, Ferdinand, Nelsen, Hill, Fabio, Granero (Wright-Phillips 56), Mbia, Faurlin (Derry 78),  Mackie, Taarabt, Cisse (Hoilett 64).Subs not used: Murphy, Diakite, Traore, Onuoha.  See also:QPR boss hits out at highly-paid flopsNewcastle v QPR player 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 Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

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