Premier League: West Brom beats QPR 2-1

West Brom won a Premier League game in London for the first time

in 12 visits Wednesday as the Baggies beat Queens Park Rangers 2-1

at Loftus Road.

West Brom opened the scoring in the first half though Chris

Brunt, who struck from outside the area in the 29th minute. The

visitors doubled their advantage early in the second half when Rob

Green turned the ball into his net for an own goal in the 49th.

QPR pulled one back in the 68th as Djibril Cisse scored from

close range but West Brom hung on for all three points and its

first victory in the capital since a 3-2 win over Arsenal at the

Emirates Stadium in 2010.

West Brom moved up to fifth in the standings with 33 points,

behind Everton in fourth on goal difference. QPR drops to the foot

of the table with 10 points, behind Reading on goal difference.