Watch here all the goals and official highlights from Preston 1 Newcastle 2 – Video
Preston 1 Newcastle 2 – Saturday 29 October 2016 3pm
The two form teams of the Championship, meeting only four days after that 6-0 demolition at St James Park.
The scoreline may have been significantly closer but arguably this was an even better performance and result, considering Preston had beaten Norwich and Huddersfield in recent weeks, as well as drawing 2-2 with Chris Hughton’s Brighton who stuffed the Canaries 5-0 yesterday.
The match at Deepdale saw two great goals from Aleksandar Mitrovic, as well as some determined defending and flying saves from Karl Darlow.
Enjoy it all once again below in these official highlights of yesterday’s win for Newcastle.
Here are the stats from BBC Sport:
Preston 1 Newcastle 2
Newcastle: Mitrovic 59,71
Preston: Beckford 90
Possession was Preston 55% Newcastle 45%
Total shots were Preston 14 Newcastle 10
Shots on target were Preston 4 Newcastle 6
Corners were Preston 8 Newcastle 0
Newcastle starting 11:
Darlow, Yedlin (Hanley 90+5), Clark, Lascelles, Dummett, Ritchie (Atsu 90+2), Gouffran, Hayden, Shelvey, Diame, Mitrovic (Perez 86)
Sels, Gamez, Anita, Lazaar,
Referee: Chris Kavanagh
Crowd: 20,724 (5,626 Newcastle)
(For instant NUFC fan/writer reaction to yesterday’s win at Preston go HERE)
(To hear why Newcastle didn’t deserve anything, according to Preston boss Simon Grayson, go HERE)
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