QPR defender reveals details of dressing-room discussion after Chelsea defeat

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Queens Park Rangers players still have confidence that they will be able to avoid the drop.

Queens Park Rangers may have lost in crushing circumstances to Chelsea at the weekend, but Clint Hill's comments on the club's official site seem to suggest that the message discussed after the game was a positive one.

The R's slipped to a late defeat to Chelsea when Cesc Fabregas scored with the Blues' first shot on target, but Hill believes that his side can take heart from the defeat.

The experienced defender insists that if QPR continue to perform to the standard that they did against the current league leaders for the rest of the season then they will avoid the drop. 

“We’ve got belief," he said. "We had a chat in the dressing room after the Chelsea game and we said that if we keep showing the attitude that we showed on Sunday for the last few games, then hopefully we should get over the line."

To hear QPR's squad talking so positively despite a defeat offers encouragement to supporters who would have feared the worst after such a disappointing loss.

QPR put in a huge amount of effort against Chelsea and matched them for much of the contest, but they just couldn't hold on to what would have been an important point in their battle for survival.

At the moment the R's are two points away from safety and they are running out of games to save themselves.

Ramsey's side have improved in recent weeks, though, and if they can maintain their current performances levels then they will certainly be in with a chance of moving up the table. 

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