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Mackie earns QPR a 1-1 draw at Swansea

Updated: December 27, 2011, 13:58


Queens Park Rangers' Alejandro Faurlin (right) and Swansea City's Leon Britton (left) battle for the ball during their  English Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea Wales, Tuesday Dec. 27, 2011.  (AP Photo  / Nick Potts/PA)   UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

SWANSEA, Wales(AP) Queens Park Rangers ended its three-match losing streak in the Premier League by rallying to a 1-1 draw at Swansea on Tuesday.

Jamie Mackie scored QPR's equalizer at the Liberty Stadium when he got in behind Swansea's notoriously stubborn defense from a long clearance to stab home a finish in the 58th minute.

Fellow striker Danny Graham had given the Welsh team the lead in the 14th minute when he curled a shot into the bottom corner from the edge of the area for his sixth league goal of the season.

The draw lifted 16th-place QPR three points clear of the relegation zone after 18 games. Swansea has two more points in 14th.

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