Neil Warnock heaps praise on Leeds star Marco Silvestri following QPR's 1-0 victory

Marco Silvestir has received praise from QPR boss Neil Warnock.

QPR manager Neil Warnock has told the club's official website that he felt Marco Silvestri made great saves for Leeds United today.

QPR claimed a 1-0 win over Leeds this afternoon, as substitute Charlie Austin bagged the winner with his first touch of the ball to send the Whites home empty handed.

Warnock, who was facing his former club, will have been delighted to see his side dominate the game, having had 20 shots on goal with eight on target during the match.

One of the main reasons that QPR only scored once was that Leeds goalkeeper Marco Silvestri was in inspired form, making a string of saves to keep his side in the game.

The Italian has come in for some stern criticism this season, but proved he can be a good Championship goalkeeper with his performance this afternoon.

After the game, Warnock spoke to the club's official website about his team's performance, and claimed that QPR played 'some good stuff' against Leeds.

Warnock also took time to praise Silvestri for his display, even remarking that one save from a Charlie Austin attempted was 'fantastic'.

"I thought we played some good stuff," said Warnock. "The goalkeeper made two or three great saves, the one of Charlie Austin was a fantastic save!" he added.

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