QPR 0 Sunderland 0: Story of the night as Cats win dramatic Carabao Cup tie on penalties

Sunderland are through to the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup after a dramatic penalty shootout win over QPR

Tuesday, 26th October 2021, 10:37 pm

The game finished goalless in normal time, as Rangers substitute Charlie Austin saw a goal ruled out for offside in the final ten minutes.

The match then went straight to penalties, as Aiden McGeady, Ross Stewart and Alex Pritchard converted from the spot.

QPR defender Yoann Barbet missed the decisive penalty as he blazed his effort off target to send Sunderland through.

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The result led to big celebrations in the away end as 2,731 supporters packed out the away end at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium.

Johnson’s side will now wait for Wednesday’s draw to see who they meet in the last eight of the competition.

Here’s how the game played out:

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RECAP: QPR 0 Sunderland 0 (Sunderland win 3-1 on penalties)

Last updated: Tuesday, 26 October, 2021, 22:32

  • Sunderland XI: Burge, Winchester, Alves (Doyle, 69) , Wright, Hume (Cirkin, 24), Evans (McGeady, 64), O’Nien, Neil, Gooch (O’Brien, 64), Dajaku (Pritchard, 69), Stewart
  • Subs: Hoffmann, Flanagan, Doyle, Cirkin, O’Brien, Pritchard, McGeady, Wearne, Harris
  • QPR XI: Dieng; Kakay (Dozzell, 72), Dickie, De Wijs, Barbet; Odubajo, Amos (Duke-McKenna, 84); Willock (Adomah, 72), Chair, Gray (Austin, 62); Dykes.
  • Subs: Archer, Drewe, Dunne, Adomah, Ball, Dozzell, Duke-McKenna, Johansen, Austin.

Thanks for joining us tonight

What a night it was.

We’ll have more reaction and analysis on the SAFC section of the Echo website.

See you soon.

Big celebrations in the away end



2-0 Sunderland

1-0 Sunderland

Austin's shot saved by Hoffmann!!!

Penalties will be taken in front of the QPR fans.

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