Simon Grayson: PNE answered critics with QPR win

Simon Grayson felt his Preston North End side answered a few critics as they picked up their first points of the season with a 2-0 win at Queens Park Rangers.

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 5:48 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 4:53 pm
Simon Grayson salutes the Preston fans after his side's win at QPR.

Jermaine Beckford and Callum Robinson were on target as PNE ended a run of three straight defeats to start the Championship season at Loftus Road.

Grayson said: “I think from start to finish we were very good in all departments.

“We defended well when we were asked questions and going forwards we looked very lively.

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“The midfield players did the jobs they were asked to do as well.

“We went back to basics a bit with what we needed to do but when you limit a team like QPR to very few opportunities and we maybe could have scored a couple more ourselves it’s a good day all round.

“It answers one or two critics from over the last couple of weeks. It might keep one or two people quiet for a few weeks to come.”