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Preston North End to host Middlesbrough in Carabao Cup third round

Preston will host Middlesbrough in the third round of the Carabao Cup
Preston will host Middlesbrough in the third round of the Carabao Cup

Preston North End will host Middlesbrough in the third round of the Carabao Cup.

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The tie between the Lilywhites and their Championship rivals will take place at Deepdale in the week commencing Monday, September 24.

It will likely see PNE come up against Jordan Hugill for the first time since he left the club.

The near £10 million club record sale has moved to his hometown club on loan after struggling for first-team football at West Ham.

North End sealed their spot in the draw after an impressive 2-0 win at Leeds on Tuesday night.