Holloway believes QPR changes should have happened sooner

Ian Holloway believes the changes he has made since returning as QPR boss should have been implemented sooner.

Holloway began his second reign as manager with a 2-1 win against Norwich on Saturday in a thrilling match at Loftus Road.

It was very different to what Rangers fans had been used to under Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, who was recently sacked by the club.

Holloway adopted a much more attacking approach, fielding Conor Washington up front alongside Sebastian Polter.

Washington, who was deployed on the left by former boss Hasselbaink, responded by scoring only his second league goal for the R’s.

Holloway told West London Sport: “How can he score if he’s playing left-wing, doubling up at left-back at times?

“I’m not criticising anybody. We all see things differently. But I’ve been asked to take a good, fresh look at it.

“Counter-attacking is fine away from home, but not at home in my opinion. We’ve got to make sure we can score goals. I want our fans to entertained when they come.”

Holloway also started with three at the back, with skipper Nedum Onuoha slotting in alongside Joel Lynch and Grant Hall.

“I believe Lynch, Hall and Onuoha should have played it before. They would have enough nous to do it,” Holloway said.

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