Smith and Manning feature in QPR Under-23 game

QPR: Harlington training ground

Matt Smith went off after suffering a blow to the face while playing for QPR’s development side on Monday afternoon.

The target man left the field seven minutes before half-time in the game against Watford at Rangers’ Harlington training ground, where Alex Baptiste scored the hosts’ goal in a 2-1 loss.

Defender Baptiste, back in action after injury, headed home Sean Goss’ late free-kick but QPR were unable to find an equaliser.

Ryan Manning, Paul Smyth and Ilias Chair also played.

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