Preston North End v Watford team news: Sinclair and Molumby return for the Lilywhites at Deepdale

Preston North End manager Alex Neil made two changes to the Lilywhites' starting XI for the Championship clash with Watford at Deepdale.

By Dave Seddon
Tuesday, 16th February 2021, 6:27 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th February 2021, 6:30 pm

Ryan Ledson missed out through injury and Greg Cunningham - scorer of the first goal at Blackburn last Friday - dropped to the bench.

There were recalls for Scott Sinclair and Jayson Molumby, both of who were substitutes against Rovers.

In Ledson's absence, Molumby is expected to be next to Ben Whiteman in the sitting midfield roles.

Scott Sinclair has been recalled to the Preston North End side for the clash with Watford at Deepdale

On the bench there was a return to the squad for Anthony Gordon, the Everton loanee having missed the win at Blackburn with a knock.

Sean Maguire missed out on the matchday squad again because of injury.

PNE: Iversen, Browne, Storey, Lindsay, Hughes, Whiteman, Molumby, Barkhuizen, Johnson, Sinclair, Evans. Subs: Ripley, van den Berg, Huntington, Rafferty, Cunningham, Gallagher, Gordon, Potts, Riis.

Watford: Bachmann, Femenia, Cathcart, Sierralta, Masina, Cleverley, Chalobah, Hughes, Sarr, Pedro, Sema. Subs: Elliott, Wilmot, Trrost-Ekong, Lazaar, Gosling, Hungbo, Gray, Zinckernagel, Perica.

Referee: Tony Harrington (Cleveland)

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