WATCH: Dave Seddon's verdict on Preston's 3-2 defeat to Middlesbrough

PNE kicked off 2018 with defeat to Middlesbrough in a pulsating New Year's Day clash at Deepdale.

Monday, 1st January 2018, 7:02 pm
Updated Monday, 1st January 2018, 8:10 pm
Jordan Hugill shakes hands with Middlesbrough goalkeeper Darren Randolph at the final whistle.

It meant Alex Neil's side lost for the first time in 10 Championship games.

The Lancashire Post's Dave Seddon looks at the main talking points with Callum Robinson and Jordan Hugill on target for the hosts in an impressive first-half performance.

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Jordan Hugill shakes hands with Middlesbrough goalkeeper Darren Randolph at the final whistle.
Jordan Hugill shakes hands with Middlesbrough goalkeeper Darren Randolph at the final whistle.