By Jack Bezants For The Daily Mail
Published: 21:39 GMT, 25 February 2020 | Updated: 21:44 GMT, 25 February 2020
London has not been the happiest place for Derby to visit this season and a Wayne Rooney error compounded their travel sickness against Queens Park Rangers.
Derby had lost all three of their league games in the capital before Tuesday’s match. When they fell behind to a super strike from Grant Hall in the 34th minute - the QPR captain crashing a shot in off the crossbar - it looked set to become four.
Rooney assisted to the equaliser when Martyn Waghorn headed in his corner but he gave the ball away for QPR’s winner from substitute Ilias Chair in the second half.
Grant Hall of QPR celebrates after scoring the goal which put his team 1-0 up against Derby
Derby's Martyn Waghorn wheels away after equalising not long before the half time whistle
Wayne Rooney reacts in frustration after watching his side go 1-0 down to QPR on Tuesday
QPR 4-2-3-1: Kelly, Kane, Hall, Barbet, Manning, Ball, Cameron, Osayi-Samuel, Eze, Pugh (Chair 73), Hugill (Clarke 62)
Subs not used: Lumley, Wallace, Amos, Oteh, Masterson
Goals: Hall 34, Chair 75
Yellows: Kane, Barbet, Eze
Derby 4-2-3-1: Hamer, Lowe, Clarke, Davies (Bogle 71), Wisdom, Shinnie (Whittaker 79), Bird, Lawrence, Rooney, Waghorn, Marriott (Martin 72)
Subs not used: Forsyth, Roos, Knight, Malone
Goals: Waghorn 43
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It was a cruel twist of fate for Rooney. In the first half he sparked a tepid opening into life when, in