Both prior to the game and when he taken off just after the hour mark, Taarabt's name was met with applause by the home faithful - something which meant an awful lot to the playmaker.
He told the Rs website: "It meant a lot to me, a lot. Obviously it has been a difficult four months and some fans may have thought I do not love this club, but this is not true.
"I know what this club has given to me. I have been here for a long time and it was QPR who gave me the chance to show myself, and what I can do. I cannot forget this."
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