It was a great afternoon for Preston as they put their first points of the season on the board at Deepdale on Saturday.

Player ratings: Preston North End 3 Wigan Athletic 0

Preston North End produced a strong performance in their victory over Wigan Athletic at Deepdale.

Here are the PNE player ratings.

Strong performance down the left, got forward well to link with Sean Maguire, especially in the first half.

5. Andrew Hughes 8

Strong performance down the left, got forward well to link with Sean Maguire, especially in the first half.
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Helped Preston hold control in the middle of the pitch and used the ball well. Won the ball in the challenge which led to a yellow card.

6. Ben Pearson 7

Helped Preston hold control in the middle of the pitch and used the ball well. Won the ball in the challenge which led to a yellow card.
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An excellent 68 minutes, spraying the ball around and what a goal to put PNE 3-0 up! He keeps on producing the goods.

7. Paul Gallagher 9

An excellent 68 minutes, spraying the ball around and what a goal to put PNE 3-0 up! He keeps on producing the goods.
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Settled well into the game and had a knack of finding space behind the Wigan left-back to cause them problems.First start at Deepdale in the Championship since May 2018.

8. Billy Bodin 8

Settled well into the game and had a knack of finding space behind the Wigan left-back to cause them problems.First start at Deepdale in the Championship since May 2018.
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