Wigan holds QPR to 2-2 draw in Premier League
Midfielder James McCarthy scored twice as Wigan held QPR to a
2-2 draw on Saturday at the DW Stadium, extending the London club’s
winless run to open the season to a Premier League record 16
The home side opened the scoring in the 19th minute after a poor
clearance from a corner reached McCarthy, whose well-struck volley
took a deflection before beating goalkeeper Rob Green.
Defender Ryan Nelsen equalized for the visitors in the 26th when
he headed in Adel Taarabt’s corner, and QPR took the lead when
Djibril Cisse turned in a cross by Shaun Wright-Phillips in the
But the lead lasted just three minutes with McCarthy equalizing
from inside the penalty area.
QPR remains bottom of the table with seven points, eight behind
Wigan in 17th.