Photo: Toumani Diagouraga sums up Leeds United mood

Leeds United's Stuart Dallas in action with QPR's Tjaronn Chery

Leeds United lost to Queens Park Rangers in the Championship on Sunday.

Leeds United manager Garry MonkLeeds United manager Garry Monk

Much is expected from Leeds United this season, but the Whites made a disappointing start to the 2016-17 Championship campaign.

Winning against Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road was not going to be easy, but Leeds were expected by many to at least pick up a point.

However, the West Yorkshire outfit were hammered 3-0 by QPR in London in their opening Championship game of the season on Sunday afternoon.

Nedum Onuoha put Rangers in the lead after just four minutes. Tjaronn Chery doubled the home team’s advantage from the penalty spot in the 73rd minute.

Then in the fourth minute of injury time, Sebastian Polter wrapped up the scoring with QPR’s third.

It was a disappointing afternoon for Leeds, and the following photo of Toumani Diagouraga sums up the mood in the Whites’ camp at the moment.

Leeds United's Toumani Diagouraga looks dejected at the end of matchLeeds United's Toumani Diagouraga looks dejected at the end of match

The 29-year-old defensive midfielder started the match and played for the entire 90 minutes (see his stats below).

  Passing Accuracy Tackles WonInterceptions WonBall RecoveryTouchesShots on TargetGoal AssistGoals
Toumani Diagouraga 82% 0 2 3 52 0 0 0

Over the course of the 90 minutes at Loftus Road in London on Sunday afternoon, visitors Leeds had 56% of the possession, took eight shots of which none was on target, and earned five corners, according to BBC Sport.

Leeds United's Robert GreenLeeds United's Robert Green

QPR's Nedum Onuoha scores their first goalQPR's Nedum Onuoha scores against Leeds United

Leeds United's Stuart Dallas in action with QPR's Tjaronn CheryLeeds United's Stuart Dallas in action with QPR's Tjaronn Chery

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