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Derry thrilled to be back on scoresheet as QPR produce stunning comeback over Liverpool

Shaun Derry was over the moon to finally get himself back amongst the scorers as he helped QPR achieve a brilliant victory over Liverpool last night.

All seemed lost when the Reds led 2-0 at Loftus Road until Derry headed home in the 77th minute to be the catalyst for a brave fight back which saw the home side score two more goals, through Djibril Cisse and Jamie Mackie, in the 3-2 win.

Derry, who had not scored in competition for five years, was thrilled to have hit the back of the net especially against a club such as Liverpool and at such a crucial time in QPR's campaign.

"I'd resigned myself to never scoring another competitive goal again, so to score against such a big side like Liverpool is something to behold," he told the club's official website.

"With it being such an important goal to kick-start the comeback as well - it was fantastic.

"It wasn't about my goal though. It was about a response from the lads.

"At 2-0 down everyone would have written us off - probably not just for last night, but for the rest of the season - so it's testament to our character in the way we got back into it.

"Hopefully last night will be a catalyst for us staying up this season."

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