Preston North End celebrate their opening goals against Middlesbrough at Deepdale

Players ratings: Preston North End 4 Middlesbrough 1

Preston North End produced a fine performance to see off Middlesbrough at Deepdale on the final day of the Championship season.

Victory saw them finish in 13th place – the same as last season – with 64 points which was three more than the 2020/21 campaign.

Alan Browne opened the scoring, with Emil Riis’ shot deflected in by Boro’s Dael Fry.

Riis scored twice in the second half, the first one a fine chip over the keeper from the edge of the box, the second a penalty after Paddy McNair had handled Cameron Archer’s shot on the line.

Here are the PNE player ratings from the game.

Riis scored twice in the second half, the first one a fine chip over the keeper from the edge of the box, the second a penalty after Paddy McNair had handled Cameron Archer’s shot on the line.

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