Villa rally for draw v QPR

2012-02-02 07:10

Birmingham - Charles N'Zogbia grabbed a late equaliser for Aston Villa as Queens Park Rangers surrendered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at Villa Park in the Premier League on Wednesday.

The French winger volleyed home a cross from captain Stiliyan Petrov in the 79th minute to complete a comeback that started with Darren Bent's strike on the stroke of halftime - his 100th Premier League goal.

French striker Djibril Cisse, playing his first match since a deadline-day switch from Lazio on Tuesday, marked his debut with a 12th-minute opener before Stephen Warnock's own goal in the 29th.

Mid-table Villa couldn't snatch a winner and remain without a home win since the start of November.