Player ratings from Preston North End's defeat at Swansea City

Preston North End were beaten by Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium.

By Dave Seddon
Sunday, 18th August 2019, 7:36 pm
Updated Sunday, 18th August 2019, 8:36 pm
A PNE flag in the away end at the Liberty Stadium
A PNE flag in the away end at the Liberty Stadium

How did the PNE players perform? Scroll through the ratings to see if you agree or disagree.

Little the keeper could do about the three goals, made a good one-on-one save from Ayew early in the second half.
Swansea got down his side of the pitch for their second and third goals. Played his part in PNEs control of the first half.

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Comfortable in the first 45 minutes but like his team-mates, got stretched in the second half as Swansea put the pressure on.
A little unfortunate that his block on the cross for the second goal fell to Byers to score. Tidy enough at the back.
Looked steady enough out of position at left-back and got Preston off the mark with a good finish.
The start point for much of North Ends play, Pearson put in a hard-working 90-minutes and read the game well - starman
Worked well next to Pearson in the deeper midfield role. Set-up Maguire for a good chance with a well-flighted corner.
Was always looking for the ball on the right-wing and tested the keeper in the first half. Faded a little after the interval.
Scored from the penalty spot to briefly make it 2-2 and in the first half helped PNE move the ball well.
More effective in the wide role again, just as he was against Wigan. Had four good chances and won the penalty.
Heart-wrenching to see him go off on a stretcher in the first half after starting the game so brightly.
Chosen ahead of Stockley to replace Moult and didnt have the impact required.
Part of a double change with 10 minutes left as PNE looked to salvage a point.
Didnt really have the time to spark with him only introduced in the 80th minute.