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REACTION: QPR 3 Blues 4

What a game. It's hard to know what to make of it to be honest, I thought we were fantastic in that first half.

Garry Monk

Garry Monk's comments after Saturday's enthralling win over Queens Park Rangers...

Garry Monk on the game and performance...

"What a game. It's hard to know what to make of it to be honest, I thought we were fantastic in that first-half. The way we were playing. To be four goals up here and playing the way we were playing was fantastic, but the changing point was the goal for them just before half-time. We made a couple of mistakes leading up to it. It gave them the little bit of belief that they needed."

Garry Monk on the second-half fightback by QPR...

"As much as you can warn against it and prepare for it, and focus the players for it, second-half they threw everything at it, took risks and they had nothing to lose. It's kind of a release for them. Momentum is a big thing in football and they had it, we had it in the first-half. It's never through a lack of effort, sometimes it's just that momentum and we had to throw bodies on the line, dig in and Lee Camp was outstanding in the second-half. It was nothing structurally, it's just the way the game can be, emotionally, mentally. Very interesting, but we got the three points, I felt we deserved them overall. It was two teams of real characters on show. It's hard to sum it up, but I guess it was a typical game of two halves. The most important thing for us was to come away with three points and back-to-back wins."

Garry Monk on Lee Camp's penalty save and his side's battling mentality...

"He deserved that, I thought his penalty save was unbelievable and his performance in the second-half was fantastic. The lads deserve huge credit. What a game - it’s hard to know what to make of that, to be honest with you. We were fantastic in that first-half, it was brilliant to be four goals up with the record we have here, also knowing what this place is like and how difficult it is. Second-half it was direct, balls in the box, scrappy, you had to fight. We had a chance to kill it with Kerim Mrabti (in the 90th minute before the penalty), probably the best chance in the game. We said after Swansea City it's important to put a run together and now we play Bolton Wanderers at St. Andrew's on Tuesday and that's another big game for us. We want to keep this going."

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