Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 10/22/14
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QPR's chances of beating the drop look bleaker than ever after defensive mistakes cost them dear in the 3-2 defeat at Fulham . Harry Redknapp has just seven matches left to pull off the greatest of escapes after Easter Monday's utterly avoidable 3-2 defeat by the Thames. Last season QPR suffered an embarrassing 6-0 defeat at Craven Cottage and it looked like there could be a similar scoreline after a dominant first-half display by the hosts, Marquee January signing Christopher Samba gifted the Cottagers their first two goals, bringing down Ashkan Dejagah to allow Dimitar Berbatov to net an eighth-minute penalty. Things got worse soon after when Samba lost possession of the ball on the edge of his own box, allowing Berbatov to coolly slot home past Julio Cesar. Chants of "going down" echoed around Craven Cottage when Clint Hill put a John Arne Riise cross into his goal, but QPR rallied and launched the unlikeliest of comebacks. Adel Taarabt, who stormed out at half-time of last...
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