We were slow out of the blocks - QPR’s Young

Luke Young felt another slow start cost QPR at Carrow Road – despite the full-back’s second goal in as many matches.

Young’s first goal in more than a year helped Rangers to a 3-2 comeback win last weekend, but on Saturday his 59th-minute goal was nothing more than a consolation.

“We’re disappointed in there. I feel like we haven’t started great in the last two games we’ve played now,” said Young. “We went one down at Stoke and again here there was kind of a feeling we were waiting for something to happen before we started. We have gifted them both goals, really – we think they were quite soft goals and we are disappointed we haven’t at least come away with a point.”

Former Tottenham and Aston Villa defender Young was at least pleased with his contribution at the other end.

“I just took a gamble both times and lucky enough the ball has come to me,” he said of his two goals. “Jamie Mackie had a great run and shot, and it came off the post right to me.”

“The manager wants us as full-backs to be on the front foot as opposed to always covering round and being safe. He wants us higher up the pitch and that’s probably why I’ve found myself in the box more often than not.”

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