Fulham 2, PNE 2: player ratings

Preston North End's Jordan Hugill battles for possession with Fulham's Ryan Sessegnon
Preston North End's Jordan Hugill battles for possession with Fulham's Ryan Sessegnon

Dave Seddon gives his verdict on the PNE team

Chris Maxwell 7

Made the mistake for Fulham’s late equaliser but his first-half save from Norwood should not be forgotten either.

Calum Woods 7

Decent enough display in only his second start of the season. Perhaps harshly done by with the penalty?

Paul Huntington 8

Usual captain’s innings at the back from the Cumbrian Cannavaro, strong in the air and marshalled the defence well.

Ben Davies 7

Gaining Championship experience with every game. Made some timely interceptions to keep Fulham at bay in the second half.

Josh Earl 8

Strong performane at left-back, grew into the game attacking-wise in the second half with some strong runs forward.

Ben Pearson 8

A welcome return for the midfielder who got through the first hour before being subbed. Even avoided a yellow card!

DANIEL Johnson 7

Much of PNE’s forward play went through DJ at some point. Walked a tightrope with the ref after a yellow card for time-wasting.

Tom Barkhuizen 7

Caused Fulham problems with his pace, had a major role in North End’s second goal – his shot spinning in off Maguire.

Alan Browne 8

All-action display in the No.10 role for Browne, similar to that he put in at Hull. One blot on the copybook was a missed one-on-one.

Sean Maguire 7

Lasted less than half an hour but created the first goal and claimed the second. Going to be a big miss if he has damaged his hamstring.

Jordan Hugill 8

Powerful display in the lone striker’s role, gave every last drop of effort in closing-down and holding the ball up. Calm finish for the goal.

subs used

Josh Harrop 6

Had two great chances at 2-0 to wrap the game up but needed to show more composure in front of goal.

John Welsh 7

Replaced the tiring Pearson and had a bust shift in midfield as Fulham began to put the pressure on.

Callum Robinson 6

A 71st minute sub for Barkhuizen, he didn’t get many opportunities to push forward with Fulham on the front foot.

subs not used

Marnick Vermijl, Andy Boyle, Stephy Mavididi, Mathew Hudson.


Button, Odoi, Kalas, Ream, Sessegnon, McDonald, Norwood, Ayite, Johansen (Mollo 71), Kebano (Cairney 46), Fonte. Subs (not used): Soares, Graham, Djalo, Cisse, Bettinelli.


Darren England 5


18,435 (1,736 PNE)