QPR's cup record isn't good enough

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Why are QPR so poor in the cup? On Saturday, their FA Cup campaign started and ended at home to League One outfit Sheffield United.

The Blades, who are in a rich vein of form in cup competitions, having won 12 of their last 16 FA cup matches and reached the semi-finals of the Capital One Cup, saw off the hapless QPR with ease 3-0 at Loftus Road.

Nightmare defeat 

This shocking defeat comes just two years after another League One Club cruised past the Rangers at Loftus Road 4-2, having been 4-0 after an hour.

Of course, QPR have more important issues to worry about than the FA the small matter of staying in the Premier League.

But losing embarrassingly again to League One opposition surely won't help boost the confidence of the London sides players or fans.

In complete contrast to United's record, QPR have only won two FA Cup matches in the last 14 seasons.

Deserved victory 

Sheffield United were, despite the dismal Premier League side's display, worthy of their win. A Marc McNulty goal set the Blades on their way before a Jamal Campbell-Ryce brace put gloss on their performance.

The Blades fifth Premier League upset they have pulled off in the past two seasons rewards them with a fourth round tie at League one promotion rival Preston, who saw off Norwich comfortably thanks to a Paul Gallagher brace.

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