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Loftus Road (ATT 11,741) 18th October 2005 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: M Messias

QPR Queens Park Rangers vs Plymouth Argyle Plymouth

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Buzsaky makes point for Pilgrims

By Rob Lancaster.   Last Updated: 18/10/05 4:30pm

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Struggling Plymouth picked up a useful point from a 1-1 draw at Loftus Road courtesy of a wonder strike from Akos Buzsaky.

The Hungarian midfielder found the net with a stunning long-range effort to give the visitors a 1-0 lead in a game that Queens Park Rangers dominated for long periods.

However, Kevin Gallen rescued a draw for Ian Holloway's side when he fired home from the spot in the second half.

Rangers enjoyed plenty of possession throughout the 90 minutes but were unable to create too many chances against a well-drilled Plymouth defence.

Buzsaky's goal on the half hour stunned the home fans, who nearly saw their team fall two goals behind a minute later when Paul Wotton's shot appeared to be destined for the back of the net until it clipped Lloyd Dyer and went wide.

The hosts left the field at half-time to a chorus of boos and the crowd's anger appeared to sting them into life after the break.

Paul Furlong came close to scoring with a header that just went wide, while goalkeeper Romain Larrieu did well to tip over Lee Cook's shot.

Rangers finally got themselves on level terms with a penalty as Gallen converted after his corner was handled by Scott Taylor.

Buoyed by the goal, the home side went in search of a late winner but were kept at bay by Plymouth.

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2 Nottingham Forest 10 20
3 Watford 10 20
4 Derby County 10 19
5 Ipswich Town 10 18
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8 Middlesbrough 10 17
9 Sheffield Wednesday 10 16
10 Reading 10 15
11 Blackburn Rovers 10 14
12 Leeds United 10 14
13 Brentford 10 14
14 Cardiff City 10 13
15 Bournemouth 10 12
16 Millwall 10 11
17 Rotherham United 10 11
18 Huddersfield Town 10 11
19 Brighton and Hove Albion 10 10
20 Birmingham City 10 10
21 Wigan Athletic 10 9
22 Fulham 10 7
23 Bolton Wanderers 10 5
24 Blackpool 10 3

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