Snow is cleared from the Deepdale pitch ahead of PNE's game against Reading

PNE player ratings: Preston North End 2 Reading 3

Preston North End lost at Deepdale for the first time since November as Reading got the better of them on Saturday.

By Dave Seddon
Saturday, 19th February 2022, 10:25 pm
Updated Saturday, 19th February 2022, 10:30 pm

The Royals got themselves three goals to the good through Lucas Joao (2) and John Swift, before Daniel Johnson and Cameron Archer reduced the deficit for PNE.

North End were off song for much of the afternoon, with them on the back foot from the second minute when Reading scored their first goal.

Here are the PNE player ratings from the Championship clash, Daniel Iversen the starman after making a string of saves

Andrew Hughes impressed on the left side of North End's defence.

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