QPR fans react on Twitter to Armand Traore performance v Arsenal

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The Queens Park Rangers defender was accused of a 'criminal bit of defending' by boss Harry Redknapp.

Nine away games for QPR; nine away defeats for QPR.

When will the R's' woeful away form in the Premier League come to an end?

Their latest, a 1-0 reverse at Arsenal on Boxing Day, was only a one-goal loss - while it is no disgrace to lose at the Emirates Stadium. But the quality of QPR's defending against the Gunners might just be considered a disgrace.

Especially that of Armand Traore...

“It was a needless penalty to give away and then we defended badly for the first goal. It was atrocious defending from us," QPR boss Redknapp said of the former Arsenal man after the game.

“He just didn’t defend for the first goal. When you’re defending you can’t let somebody run in behind you.

He later added: "There's no need for Armand to go to ground there. We got away with that but then we've fallen asleep at the back for their first goal. It was a criminal bit of defending."

And Redknapp was not the only one to lambast Traore for his Arsenal display. In fact, plenty of QPR fans took aim at the 25-year-old on Twitter after their ninth away defeat.

Traore was given a new contract this summer. He is not quite giving the R's much in return...

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