As it happened: Reading 2 Preston North End 1

Preston North End were beaten by Reading at the Madejski Stadium, leaving them without a Championship point from their opening two games.

By Dave Seddon
Saturday, 14th August 2021, 1:15 pm
Updated Saturday, 14th August 2021, 5:36 pm
Daniel Johnson scores Preston North End's penalty against Reading
Daniel Johnson scores Preston North End's penalty against Reading

Here is a look-back at how the game unfolded.

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Last updated: Saturday, 14 August, 2021, 16:55

Two league games, two defeats for PNE

An even later chance......

Whiteman’s free-kick tipped behind by the keeper. And with that the final whistle blows.

DJ chips a free-kick to the far post where Potts volleys wildly over the bar

Sean Maguire’s cross finds Alan Browne at the far post but he heads into the side-netting.

Maguire on for Greg Cunningham, Sinclair has gone to wing-back, with Maguire up front next to Potts.

Goal for Reading. 2-1

Nice move from Reading, John Swift’s shot hitting the inside of the post, rolling along the line and in at the far post.

First change of the afternoon for PNE as Brad Potts replaces Emil Riis

Daniel Johnson scores from the penalty spot after Alan Browne’s shot had been handled by Morrison

Chance goes begging for Reading

Reading counter-attack and Azeez shoots wide under challenge from Liam Lindsay.

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