BRISTOL City boss Lee Johnson said he was proud of his players as they came from behind to snatch a 2-1 home win over QPR on Tuesday night.

The win was City’s ninth in a row in all competitions and it has moved them up to fifth in the Championship standings.

The Robins were 1-0 down at half-time after former player Matt Smith put QPR ahead just before the break.

However, Niclas Eliasson equalised for the hosts in the 73rd minute before Famara Diedhiou kept his cool to score an injury-time penalty to win the match for his side.

“First half I wasn’t happy but in the second half I was very proud of the group,” said Johnson.

“Tactically (in the first half) we were fine but we weren’t committing the opposition anywhere near enough. We played the game like a testimonial. I don’t know if that was through fear or fatigue but we needed to commit the space, we needed to create opportunities to get close to Famara. That’s what I asked for and the boys delivered.”

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