Luton Town were beaten 3-2 by QPR at Loftus Road, as their comeback fell short.

The Hatters found themselves 3-0 down. Eberechi Eze fired QPR in front, before a brace from Nahki Wells seemed to give the West Londoners a commanding lead.

Harry Cornick struck just before half-time, while James Collins then scored after the break. The pair of goals gave Luton hope at mounting a comeback, but QPR ultimately held out.

QPR made a lightning start to the game, when Eze fired in a 25 yard drive inside the game’s opening 3 minutes.

The first goalscorer would then come close again during the first half, seeing a shot tipped onto the bar by Simon Sluga and a further header repel off the post.

But the home side would soon seemingly streak clear with 2 goals in 8 minutes from Wells. The striker’s first saw him control a ball over the top before finishing, and Eze then set up Wells to play a ball beyond Sluga for 3-0.

Luton would be gifted a way back into the match just after the half-hour, as a poor clearance by home goalkeeper Joe Lumley found Harry Cornick, who duly returned the ball into the back of the net.

Cornick then teed up Collins to grab a further goal back after the half-time whistle.

A lively second half saw plenty of opportunities for more goals, with the home side’s Jordan Hugill spurning some positive chances, while Collins was denied by a late tackle and Isaiah Brown fired wide. But Luton ultimately couldn’t complete a full comeback.