Joey Barton, Leroy Fer & Charlie Austin react on Twitter to QPR's loss to Chelsea

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The Queens Park Rangers trio took to social media after a narrow defeat to the Premier League leaders.

QPR were unlucky losers at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Just like against Liverpool two weeks ago, the R's lost out by one goal after producing another strong performance.

Only this time, it wasn't two own goals that got in their way. No, a contentious penalty decision after an alleged foul from Eduardo Vargas on Eden Hazard won the game for Chelsea.

After the defeat, Leroy Fer took to Twitter to express his frustration but also urge his QPR team-mates to 'stick together.'

Elsewhere, injured midfielder Joey Barton wasn't at the game but reserved special praise for goalscorer Charlie Austin, even tipping him for an England call-up.

The 25-year-old has had quite a memorable week, bagging a brace during QPR's 2-0 win over Aston Villa last Monday and now scoring at Chelsea.

His goal drew the scores level against the Blues, before Hazard's penalty settled matters.

And Austin also took to Twitter to praise his side's performance - and the R's 'class' support.

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