Ariel Borysiuk (right) playing for former club Legia Warsaw
Queens Park Rangers midfielder Ariel Borysiuk has set his sights on improving his side’s home record in the Championship, having admitted to the club’s official website that thus far they have not been strong enough at Loftus Road.
The 25-year-old Polish international played 90 minutes in QPR’s two previous home fixtures, both of which they drew 1-1, before featuring again in his side’s 1-0 home win over Bristol City last night.
QPR manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has struggled at home this season
And now, having tasted success at Loftus Road, the central midfielder is now calling upon his team to make West London something of a fortress for the remainder of the campaign.
“We know our record at Loftus Road hasn't been good this season, but it is something we want to improve on," he said.
"The home games, in the Championship especially, are so important, because you know when you go away from home that every game will be incredibly hard-fought.
"Last night, we really showed what we can do, especially in the second half when we had a lot of possession and in turn created a lot of good chances.”
The 1-0 victory over Bristol City was a carbon copy of the result on the last day of the 2015/16 season and, astonishingly, their first league win at home since the opening day 3-0 defeat of Leeds United.
Newcastle United won 6-0 at Loftus Road earlier in the season
Borysiuk will be hoping to carry this home momentum into their next game at Loftus Road on Friday night when they face fellow play-off hopefuls Brentford.
Queens Park Rangers face Dean Smith's Brentford next Friday at Loftus Road