MK Dons humiliate Queens Park Rangers in FA Cup 4-2
The list of humiliations suffered by Queens Park Rangers this season is so extensive that it is difficult to know precisely where this galling humiliation at the hands of MK Dons ranks, while at least Harry Redknapp could take solace that this was far from his strongest side.
With QPR adrift at the bottom of the Premier League, the FA Cup is far from their most pressing concern and the nine changes made from last Saturday's draw at West Ham reflected that, but nonetheless this was another chastening experience for Redknapp's players.
The final score gave the defeat a sheen of respectability, Jay Bothroyd and Fábio da Silva grabbing late goals, and made the match look much closer than it was. The reality was rather more troubling for Redknapp. Against a side two divisions below them, QPR were nothing short of an abject disgrace and when Darren Potter's delicious curler from 15 yards put Dons 4-0 up after 56 minutes, there was the serious prospect of Karl Robinson's side running riot. In the end, four goals were more than enough and MK fully merit their place in the fifth round.....Read more