Harry Redknapp believes QPR are conceding too many late goals

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Former Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp believes that the team need to stop throwing away points.

Former Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp has told the London Evening Standard that his old club must stop conceding late goals if they are to avoid the drop this season.

The R's have improved since Redknapp left back in January, but the ex-Loftus Road boss believes that Chris Ramsey hasn't been able to find a solution to the side throwing away points in the closing stages of matches.

QPR had a tendency to concede late on under Redknapp and the 68-year-old says that the Chelsea game, which the R's lost 1-0 due to an 87th minute Cesc Fabregas strike, was evidence that this problem has not been eradicated.

“I watched the Chelsea game, they worked their socks off, but it was the story of the season — conceding last minute goals," he said.

“When I was there it was the same. They have just conceded too many goals. They deserved a point out of the Chelsea game for sure and it was criminal that they got nothing.”

Despite Redknapp's fears, Loftus Road still seems to be a much more positive place since he left, and Ramsey has done a decent job.

QPR have raised their game in recent weeks and although the Chelsea defeat was a disappointment, they are certainly in with a chance of staying up.

As things stand Ramsey's men are two points away from Premier League safety, but they have the opportunity to move out of the relegation zone at the weekend.

QPR take on West Ham United on Saturday and know that a victory in the London derby could see them clamber out of the bottom three.

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