Premier League: Benteke's hat-trick helps Aston Villa draw against QPR

  • Christian Benteke’s brilliance helped Aston Villa secure a draw against QPR in an exciting Premier League encounter.

    The Belgian scored his second hat-trick for Villa as the match ended in a 3-3 draw.

    Matt Phillips’s header in the seventh minute gave QPR the lead, but Benteke leveled three minutes later and then gave Villa a first-half lead.

    QPR struck back in the second-half, with a goal each from Clint Hill and Charlie Austin. But Benteke was not done yet, and his 78th minute free-kick found the opponent’s net.

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