How they rated: Who impressed for Preston North End in Reading defeat?

Preston North End pay their respects to Ray Wilkins pre-match
Preston North End pay their respects to Ray Wilkins pre-match

Preston North End slipped to a third straight Championship defeat at Reading on Saturday despite a second-half assault on the hosts’ goal.

Five things we learned: Reading 1-0 Preston North End

Declan Rudd, Louis Moult and Billy Bodin were all recalled to the starting line-up in the 1-0 reverse that put a further dent in PNE’s fading play-off ambitions.

Sean Maguire was used from the bench as Alex Neil looked to freshen things up.

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