By Press Association Reporter
Published: 17:45 GMT, 1 January 2020 | Updated: 17:46 GMT, 1 January 2020
Nahki Wells scored a hat-trick as QPR began the new year with a 6-1 mauling of Cardiff.
The outstanding Bright Osayi-Samuel netted twice and there was also a goal for Ebere Eze in a one-sided match at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium.
Will Vaulks scored a consolation goal for Cardiff with the final kick of the game.
Nahki Wells had not scored in nine games but ended that barren run with a hat-trick
The striker helped QPR to a massive 6-1 win over Cardiff to start the new year on a positive
Wells was the beneficiary of some sublime attacking football from the Hoops on Wednesday
It all came together for Rangers after a troubled spell in which they lost three of their past four matches and won just two of the previous 13.
It was also a stunning way for Wells to end his drought after nine matches without a goal - a run stretching back to November.
Eze set up the opener on nine minutes, picking the ball up near the left-hand edge of the halfway line and delivering a brilliant diagonal ball towards Wells, who drifted behind Sol Bamba and headed home.
Cardiff almost equalised when Aden Flint headed against the bar from a corner by former QPR man Junior Hoillett.
But the home side continued to threaten and almost