How they rated: Wolves v Preston

Wolves' Diogo Jota is tackled by Preston man of the match Ben Pearson
Wolves' Diogo Jota is tackled by Preston man of the match Ben Pearson
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Dave Seddon runs the rule over the performances at Molineux on Saturday.

Chris Maxwell 7

Unlucky with the third goal after making a good save from the initial shot. Despite the scoreline was not overly tested with shots.

Darnell Fisher 7

Returned from suspension and was steady enough at right-back. Linked well with 
Barkhuizen and got forward well.

Paul Huntington 7

For the first half-hour hardly gave the Wolves strikers a sniff. Ended up playing as an extra forward as PNE searched for an equaliser.

Ben Davies 7

Produced a superb sliding tackle in the box to take the ball off Jota at 1-0. Looking really settled at the back.

Josh Earl 7

Caught out a little bit early in the move for the first goal but stuck to his task well enough as plenty of play came down his side of the pitch.

Ben Pearson 8

In the thick of the action all afternoon, kept PNE ticking over and even managed to avoid a booking.

Daniel Johnson 7

Had Preston’s two best chances as they bossed the first half, forcing a save out of Ruddy and putting the other over the bar.

Tom Barkhuizen 8

Busy down the North End right, set up DJ in the first half for a good chance. It was his cross which Coady scored the own goal from.

Alan Browne 7

Red card spoilt his afternoon late on. Usual hard-running shift from the Irishman who set up Hugill’s goal.

Josh Harrop 6

Conceded the penalty and while it was a touch harsh, his mistake let Doherty in. Had a lot to defensively which did not suit him on the day.

Jordan Hugill 8

Scored for the third game running to take his season’s tally to seven. Used his strength well up front and was busy throughout.

subs used

Stephy Mavididi 7

Replaced Harrop at 2-0 and joined Hugill up front in a 4-4-2 system. Made a decent impact, probably his best show in a Preston shirt.

Subs not used: Andy Boyle, Darly Horgan, Paul Gallagher, Calum Woods, Callum Robinson, Mat

Hudson.

WOLVES: Ruddy, Batth, Coady, Miranda, Doherty, Saiss, Neves, Douglas, Jota (N’Diaye 82), Cavaleiro (Enobakhare 75), Bonatini (Costa 75). Subs (not used): Bennett, Marshall, Price, Norris.

Referee: Stephen Martin 5

ATTENDANCE: 27,352 (1,987 PNE)