Championship: E. Riis scores a double to give a 2-0 win to Preston North End over Luton Town

PRESTON. Preston North End 2-0 Luton Town: beats 2-0 after E. Riis scores 2 goals.

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PRESTON. Preston North End 2-0 Luton Town: beats 2-0 after E. Riis scores a double.

The match was held at the Deepdale Stadium in Preston on Saturday and this began at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Dean Whitestone with the assistance of Nicholas Barnard and Geoffrey Liddle. The 4th official was Seb Stockbridge. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 11.9 degrees Celsius or 53.44 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 79%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Preston North End was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Luton Town that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

Luton Town was more aggressive with 42 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 4 were on target. Anyhow, Preston North End succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

Preston North End shot 14 times, 5 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Luton Town shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Preston North End received 1 yellow card (A. Browne). On the opposite side, Luton Town received 2 yellow cards (A. Bell and T. Lockyer).

After playing this match, Preston North End will have 15 points to stay in the 19th place. On the other side, Luton Town will stay with 21 points like Middlesbrough, Huddersfield Town, Stoke City, Millwall and Blackpool to stay in the 6th place.

Match Events

  • 24'
    24'

    A. Bell

  • 27'
    27'

    E. Riis

    T. Barkhuizen

  • 38'
    38'

    A. Browne

  • 38'
    38'

    T. Lockyer

  • 45'
    45'

    E. Riis (Penalty)

  • 46'
    46'

    H. Lansbury

    S. Bradley

  • 46'
    46'

    A. Muskwe

    G. Rea

  • 70'
    70'

    F. Onyedinma

    H. Cornick

  • 76'
    76'

    S. Sinclair

    S. Maguire

  • 90'
    90'

    R. Ledson

    A. McCann

  • 90'
    90'

    B. Potts

    E. Riis

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, Preston North End will play away against AFC Bournemouth on the 3rd of November with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of Preston North End (1 draw).

Luton Town will host Middlesbrough on the 2nd of November with a 1-1 head to head statistic.

Preston North End: Formation and Lineups

Preston North End adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

The manager Frankie McAvoy chose to play with the following team: Daniel Iversen (7.3), Sepp van den Berg (6.9), Patrick Bauer (6.8), Andrew Hughes (6.3), Tom Barkhuizen (7.7), Alistair McCann (7.1), Benjamin Whiteman (7.4), Joshua Earl (7.4), Alan Browne (6.4), Emil Riis (7.9) and Sean Maguire (7.0).

Substitutes

Preston North End made 3 changes: S. Maguire for S. Sinclair (76′), A. McCann for R. Ledson (90′) and E. Riis for B. Potts (90′).

Top player: Emil Riis

Probably the most impressive player in Preston North End was Emil Riis.

His rating is (7.9) with 2 goals, 17 passes (47% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 12.

Luton Town: Formation and Lineups

Also Luton Town adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

On the other side, Nathan Jones played with: Simon Sluga (6.4), Tom Lockyer (6.1), Sonny Bradley (6.1), Kal Naismith (6.9), James Bree (6.9), Jordan Clark (6.8), Glen Rea (6.1), Amari Bell (6.4), Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu (6.8), Cameron Jerome (6.2) and Harry Cornick (6.8).

Substitutes

Luton Town made 3 changes: S. Bradley for H. Lansbury (46′), G. Rea for A. Muskwe (46′) and H. Cornick for F. Onyedinma (70′).

Top player: Kal Naismith

Probably the most impressive player in Luton Town was Kal Naismith.

His rating is (6.9) with 44 passes (54% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 12. He performed 3 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship

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