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FLASHBACK: Dale Face QPR Five Years To The Day Since Last Meeting

22 August 2016

Rochdale face QPR in the EFL Cup on Tuesday night, exactly five years to the day since the two teams met at Loftus Road in the same competition.

Dale inflicted a 2-0 defeat on the then Premier League R's back on August 23rd 2011.

Akpa Akpro opened the scoring after just five minutes and Jones put the game out of sight with ten minutes remaining to book Rochdale's place in the third round of the league cup. 

You can watch the goals on the club’s YouTube channel by clicking through on the embedded link above.

Re-live six minutes of highlights from the game on Dale PlayerHD

QPR XI: Murphy, Orr, Perone, Connolly, Shittu, Taarabt, Ephraim, Andrade, Cook, Rowlands, Bothroyd. Subs: Cerny, Harryman, Derry, Buzsaky, Gibbons, Hewitt, German.

DALE X1: Lucas, Darby, Widdowson, Holness, Balkestein, Kennedy, Jones, Grimes, Adams, Tutte, Akpa Akpro. Subs: Edwards, Twaddle, Thompson, Marshall, Gray. 

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