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Chelsea fall to last-place Queens Park Rangers

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 03 January, 2013, 8:48am
UPDATED : Thursday, 03 January, 2013, 3:31pm

Shaun Wright-Phillips scored against his former club in the 78th minute to give last-place Queens Park Rangers a 1-0 victory over Chelsea on Wednesday in the west London derby.

QPR won for the first time in the top flight at Stamford Bridge since March 1979, ending Chelsea’s four-game winning streak’s in one of English Premier League’s biggest upsets of the season.

Chelsea is fourth in the standings.

Everton moved two points behind Chelsea, beating Newcastle 2-1. Liverpool beat Sunderland 3-0 to move seven points behind Chelsea.