Queens Park Rangers' Heidar Helguson, center, celebrates his goal against Chelsea during their English Premier League soccer match at Loftus Road stadium, London, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011. (Photo: AP)
Heidar Helguson put QPR ahead from the penalty spot after being fouled by David Luiz before the visitors’ discipline deserted them ahead of the break in a fiery London derby at Loftus Road.
Portugal defender Jose Bosingwa was the first Chelsea player to receive a straight red card, for pulling back Shaun Wright-Phillips when the winger was through on goal in the 33rd.
Didier Drogba was given the same treatment by referee Chris Foy four minutes before halftime after a two-footed lunge on Adel Taarabt.
It was third-place Chelsea’s second defeat of the season.