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Preston North End 1-0 West Bromwich Albion: overcomes 1-0 with a goal scored by E. Riis

PRESTON. Preston North End defeats West Bromwich Albion 1-0 after E. Riis scored just 1 goal (7').

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PRESTON. Preston North End beats West Bromwich Albion 1-0 after E. Riis scored just 1 goal (7′). West Bromwich Albion was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (65%).​

The match was played at the Deepdale stadium in Preston on Wednesday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Joshua Smith with the assistance of Shaun Hudson and Mark Stevens. The 4th official was Ross Joyce. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 11.3 degrees Celsius or 52.25 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 82%.​

Match Statistics

West Bromwich Albion was in firm control of the ball 65% while Preston North End was struggling with a 35% ball possession.

West Bromwich Albion was more aggressive with 95 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 5 were on target. Still, Preston North End was able to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Preston North End shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, West Bromwich Albion shot 17 times, 5 on target, 12 off target.


Preston North End received 2 yellow cards (B. Whiteman and ). On the other side, West Bromwich Albion received 1 yellow card (G. Diangana).

After playing this contest, Preston North End will have 13 points like Birmingham City and Millwall to stay in the 15th place. On the other side, West Bromwich Albion will stay with 10 points like Middlesbrough to stay in the 21st place.

Match Events

  • 7'

    E. Riis

  • 52'

    B. Whiteman

  • 58'

    J. Livermore

    O. Yokuslu

  • 58'

    T. Rogic

    J. Molumby

  • 68'

    B. Potts

    A. Browne

  • 71'

    B. Thomas-Asante

    K. Grant

  • 73'

    R. Ledson

    R. Brady

  • 73'

    B. Woodburn

    S. Maguire

  • 74'

    M. Phillips

    J. Swift

  • 84'

    G. Diangana

  • 85'

    T. Parrott

    E. Riis

  • 90'

    J. Storey

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, Preston North End will play away against Norwich City on the 8th of October with a 7-6 head to head statistic in favor of Preston North End (7 draws).

West Bromwich Albion will host Luton Town on the 8th of October with a 4-1 head to head stats in favor of West Bromwich Albion (1 draw).

Preston North End: Formation and Lineups

Preston North End started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Ryan Lowe chose to play with the following team: Freddie Woodman (8.1), Jordan Storey (7.2), Liam Lindsay (7.4), Greg Cunningham (7.4), Alan Browne (7.1), Robbie Brady (7.4), Benjamin Whiteman (7.1), Alistair McCann (7.1), Álvaro Fernandez (7.3), Emil Riis Jacobsen (7.4) and Sean Maguire (6.5).


Preston North End made 4 changes: A. Browne for B. Potts (68′), R. Brady for R. Ledson (73′), S. Maguire for B. Woodburn (73′) and E. Riis for T. Parrott (85′).

Best player: Freddie Woodman

The player that probably impressed the most for Preston North End was the goalkeeper: Freddie Woodman. His rating is 8.05. He performed 5 saves.

West Bromwich Albion: Formation and Lineups

West Bromwich Albion started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Steve Bruce played with: Alex Palmer (6.6), Taylor Gardner-Hickman (7.4), Martin Kelly (7.4), Dara O’Shea (6.8), Conor Townsend (7.4), Jayson Molumby (6.5), Okay Yokuşlu (7.1), Jed Wallace (7.4), John Swift (7.6), Grady Diangana (6.8) and Karlan Grant (6.2).


West Bromwich Albion made 4 changes: O. Yokuslu for J. Livermore (58′), J. Molumby for T. Rogic (58′), K. Grant for B. Thomas-Asante (71′) and J. Swift for M. Phillips (74′).

Top player: John Swift

Probably the most impressive player in West Bromwich Albion was John Swift.

His rating is (7.6) with 48 passes (79% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 4. He performed 8 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship

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