QPR managed to frustrate Chelsea on Saturday afternoon with a spirited performance to earn a point against their West London rivals.
The derby was eagerly anticipated due to the theatre of the pre-match handshake, where Anton Ferdinand blanked both John Terry and Ashley Cole due to the fallout from the racism scandal that marred this fixture last season.
The result now means that the Blues have stuttered in the last two matches, which also included a humbling at the hands of Atletico Madrid. Nonetheless, Chelsea remain atop the league by a point.
The Hoops now look up with a plethora of options to choose from in the squad after splurging in the transfer window to almost guarantee relegation will not be a concern for the club moving forward.
Here are six things we learned from this fiery match.