Austin misses penalty kick as QPR draws 0-0 with West Ham United

LONDON (AP) — Charlie Austin had a first-half penalty saved as relegation-threatened QPR was held to a goalless draw by West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday.

Both teams had chances to take all three points at Loftus Road with the best falling to Austin when James Collins handled in the area but the striker's penalty was saved by Adrian's legs.

Richard Dunne also had a header ruled out in the second half as QPR remained 19th and slipped four points adrift of safety.

QPR has now won only once in the nine games since Chris Ramsey was appointed until the end of the campaign in February. Its next two fixtures are away to Liverpool and Manchester City.

Midtable West Ham has only won twice in the league in 2015.

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