LIVE: Preston North End vs Watford

Preston North End welcome promotion chasing Watford to Deepdale in the Championship, kick off at 7pm.

Deepdale stadium under the lights.
Deepdale stadium under the lights.

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LIVE: PNE vs Watford

Last updated: Tuesday, 16 February, 2021, 18:02

PNE Starting XI: Iversen, Browne, Storey, Lindsay, Hughes, Whiteman, Johnson, Barkhuizen, Molumby, Sinclair, Evans.

PNE Subs: Ripley, van den Berg, Huntington, Rafferty, Cunningham, Gallagher, Gordon, Potts, Riis.

PNE are unbeaten in 13 home league games against Watford, last losing 2-1 in December 1979.

Since, North End have won eight and drawn five.

Alex Neil believes Preston North End better equipped to deal with Watford this time around

Preston boss Alex Neil feels tonight’s clash with Watford will be different if for no other reason than he will have full-backs available for selection.

North End were on the end of a 4-1 beating at Vicarage Road where, as on Friday against Blackburn Rovers, Neil opted for a 3-5-2.

On that occasion Tom Barkhuizen and Scott Sinclair were used as the wing-backs, with few other options.

The 39-year-old said: “We went into that game with no fit full-backs at the club, we went into that with two wingers at wing-back.

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