Preston North End annihilates Middlesbrough 4-1 with an outstanding performance. HIGHLIGHTS

PRESTON. Preston North End obliterates Middlesbrough 4-1 with goals of

Preston North End annihilates Middlesbrough 4-1 with an outstanding performance. HIGHLIGHTS
Preston vs Middlesbrough 4-1 Highlights | Sky Bet Championship - 2021/2022

PRESTON. Preston North End crushes Middlesbrough 4-1 with goals of A. Browne (24′), D. Fry (35′ own), E. Riis (53′) and E. Riis (74′ pen). On the other side, Middlesbrough scored with ​M. Tavernier (49′).

The match was played at the Deepdale stadium in Preston on Saturday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Tim Robinson who had the assistance of Nigel Lugg and Andrew Fox. The 4th official was Tom Nield. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.7 degrees Celsius or 60.19 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 76%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 49 Ball Possession 51
  • 17 Total 11
  • 12 On Target 4
  • 5 Off Target 7
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 97 Attack 120
  • 46 Dangerous attack 32
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 7 Corners 0
  • 14 Total 13
  • 3 Yellow Cards 6
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 1
  • 3 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Preston North End was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Middlesbrough that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Preston North End was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 12 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Preston North End won the match​.

Preston North End shot 17 times, 12 on target, 5 off target. Regarding the opposition, Middlesbrough shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target.


Preston North End received 3 yellow cards (S. van den Berg, D. Johnson and A. McCann). On the other side, Middlesbrough received 6 yellow cards (L. Daniels, P. McNair, A. Dijksteel, D. Fry, I. Jones and M. Crooks).

Also, Middlesbrough didn’t end the match with 11 players after P. McNair (Middlesbrough) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (73′).

Match Timeline

A. Browne(goal)B. Potts
D. Fry(own-goal)
L. Daniels- Yellow
S. van den Berg- Yellow
P. McNair- Yellow
D. Johnson- Yellow
M. Tavernier(goal)A. Dijksteel
E. Riis(goal)C. Archer
A. McCann- Yellow
A. Dijksteel- Yellow
J. Coburn- sub ->D. Watmore
F. Balogun- sub ->A. Sporar
D. Fry- Yellow
A. Connolly- sub ->A. Dijksteel
I. Jones- Yellow
P. McNair- Red
E. Riis(penalty)
P. Huntington- sub ->B. Diaby
M. O\'Neill- sub ->E. Riis
M. Crooks- Yellow
R. Ledson- sub ->B. Whiteman


After this match, Preston North End will have 64 points like Coventry City to sit in the 13th place. On the other side, Middlesbrough will stay with 70 points to remain in the 7th place.

Next matches

Preston North End – Formation

Preston North End started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).

The manager Ryan Lowe decided to play with the following team: .


Preston North End made 3 changes: B. Diaby for P. Huntington (80′), E. Riis for M. O’Neill (82′) and B. Whiteman for R. Ledson (86′).

Middlesbrough – Formation

Middlesbrough started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

Chris Wilder played with: .


Middlesbrough made 3 changes: D. Watmore for J. Coburn (62′), A. Sporar for F. Balogun (62′) and A. Dijksteel for A. Connolly (66′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship.​