Queens Park Rangers start pre-season positively in the south-west with a comfortable win over non-league Tavistock.
Ákos Buzsáky got the ball rolling after just 12 seconds when he latched onto a killer ball from new signing Jamie Mackie, before doubling the advantage with a well-taken free-kick.
There were debut goals for Clint Hill and Jamie Mackie as Rangers went into the break four goals to the good and cruising to victory in a positive half.
Wholesale changes – seven in total at the break – saw Hogan Ephraim link up with Leon Clarke and delightfully chip beyond the Tavistock stopper.
Gary Borrowdale’s cross picked out youngster Josh Parker, who celebrated a new contract in style with a well guided header across goal for the sixth.
The superior fitness of the Championship side was now clearly in evidence as Alejandro Faurlín was able to sear through the midfield and send and effort home from the edge of the area.
The rout was completed as Hogan Ephraim netted three minutes from time to cap off a thoroughly successful day for Rangers, whose performance matched the convincing scoreline.
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