Roberto Mancini: "We lost two points, this is sure.
"But the season is long and I think I can say nothing because we played well, we had the chances but didn't score - that is all it is.
"I think that if they (QPR) continue to play like they did tonight and defend like they did tonight, they will have a chance of staying up.
"If Julio plays every game like he did tonight then they have a chance."
City next welcome Liverpool to Eastlands on Sunday, and are likely to be without Mario Balotelli as the striker finalises his move to AC Milan.