West Ham beats QPR 2-1 in Premier League

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LONDON (AP) - Matt Jarvis scored in the third minute and Ricardo Vaz Te in the 36th, giving West Ham a 2-1 win at Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League on Monday night that left their London rival in last place.

Adel Taarabt scored for QPR with a 25-yard yard shot in the 57th that dipped beyond reach of goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen, but the hosts' chances of a comeback were slowed when Samba Diakite was ejected in the 75th for his second yellow card.

West Ham's Andy Carroll made his return from a hamstring injury in the 72nd minute.

West Ham (3-1-2) improved to seventh with 11 points, while QPR (0-4-2) is 20th with two.

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MADRID (AP) - Getafe beat visiting Mallorca 1-0 in the Spanish league on a 49th-minute goal by Diego Castro, who dedicated his score to former coach Manuel Preciado.

Getafe (2-3-1) moved up to 11th place with seven points. Mallorca (3-1-2) is fifth with 11 points, one ahead of defending champion Real Madrid.

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