Wes Foderingham 6: Made a crucial save to deny Austin a second goal on the stroke of half-time.
Chris Basham 7: Will be disappointed with the goal. Austin got the run on the United man and outjumped him for the header. However, his movement and header back across for Jack Robinson’s winner was superb.
John Egan 8: Fascinating battle with Charlie Austin. Won everything that came his way in the air, shame Austin had pulled on to Basham for the goal given how much he had struggled in the air against Egan for most parts in open play. It was Egan’s header back into the mix for Ndiaye to fire home the equaliser.
Jack Robinson 8: His long throws were a major asset and they put the home side under real pressure. With no strikers on the pitch, United needed every alternative approach they could find and this was one. Was unlucky with a header soon after the interval that was tipped wide at full stretch by Mahoney but the keeper could do nothing to stop the bullet header that put United in front.
Ben Osborn 7: Kept his place at right wing-back and was assured in possession, steady away and did well. Can be pleased with yet another solid display.
Sander Berge 8: Real driving force in that midfield. Pushing on and getting up inside the area. Had a glorious chance in the second half with the score at 1-1 but he got his timing all wrong and scuffed a great opportunity wide from a Gibbs-White cross. However, involved in the build-up for Ndiaye’s leveller and provided the assist for Hourihane’s late finish.
Oliver Norwood 8: Grabbed hold of the game by the scruff of the neck and got United up the pitch. Involved in every attack and his passing range was again superb. His lofted ball for Basham to attack was everything that he is about. Quality.
John Fleck 8: Real livewire. Fancied this one right from the off and was busy, energetic and forever probing, getting on the ball. One of his best displays of the season.
Enda Stevens 7: Gave Adomah far too much time and space for the cross that led to the opener. But going forward he picked up some really good positions on the overlap and was a great outlet.
Morgan Gibbs-White 8: Constant threat. Moved into all the areas that the QPR defenders did not want to go and drove United forward. Had United’s best chance in the first half with an effort comfortably saved and was unlucky not to find the net when his header came back off the post.
Iliman Ndiaye 8: Pounced when United needed a way back into this one so soon after the restart. With Sharp out, United need players to stand up and deliver and the youngster has certainly done that in these last few games. Ran his socks off and gave absolutely everything once again.
Osula 6 (Ndiaye, 75)
Hourihane N/A (Fleck, 90)
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