Steve McClaren says the target for QPR this season is still 50 points despite being just six points off that mark with eight games remaining.

The Rs still face tough trips to Norwich, Derby and Sheffield Wednesday but McClaren hopes that the depth of his squad will be an advantage for the season run-in.

“Right at the beginning of the season, the target was to get to 50 points. That’s still the target,” he said.

“There are eight games to go so let’s finish the season well now.”

And it was two of his replacements that scored in Saturday’s fightback against Hull with goals from Josh Scowen and Tomer Hemed levelling the scores up at 2-2.

QPR had fallen behind as Jarrod Bowen broke a 60-year-old Hull City scoring record by scoring twice but the late draw now moves them on to 44 points for the season, eight points ahead of the relegation zone.

“The subs were great – Bright Osayi-Samuel included, who is a big talent.

“Josh (Scowen) came on and got the first goal, then Tomer equalised for us. It’s a squad game, and the squad played its part today.

“Had the game gone on for another five or 10 minutes, we might’ve even won it.

“People have to make a difference when they come on, and Josh certainly did – he never gave up for the second goal.

“We needed today’s performance and result. I’ve said to the players, ‘Come on, let’s kick on from this now’.”