Preston North End player ratings: 'Man-of-the-match' Alan Browne extends unbeaten run to nine

Preston North End extended their unbeaten run to nine games against promotion hopefuls Middlesbrough - but who were their star performers?

Tuesday, 27th November 2018, 10:13 pm
Updated Tuesday, 27th November 2018, 11:25 pm
Alan Browne opens the scoring for Preston North End

Our man Dave Seddon has dished out his player ratings, with plenty of praise for Preston after moving up to 15th in the Championship table. Scroll down and click through the pages to see who shone for Alex Neil's side.

Another steady performance between the posts. Commanded his box well - 7
Commanding performance on his return to the team, kept Jordan Hugill quiet - 8

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The skipper was strong at right-back and put his head in where it hurts - 8
Made the mistake for Middlesbrough's error, letting in Tavernier for a clear run on goal - 6
A fourth start in a row at left-back and he is looking better for the run - 7
Barkhuizen: Gave the Boro plenty of problems on the right-wing, saw a shot cleared off the line - 7 Gallagher: A calm head in midfield, managed the game well. Another 90 minutes shift for the 34-year-old - 7
Another excellent display in the middle of the park and not even fully fit - 8
Man of the match. Scored PNE's goal and covered so much ground - 8
Barker: Lively performance, good pace, just needs a better end product - 7 Moult: Only had the one chance but worked hard and linked play well, especially in the first half - 7
Replaced Moult for the last 17 minutes as North End tried to stretch Boro's defence - 6