Football League: Preston hit back to beat Blackburn, Exeter take derby spoils

26 October 2019 05:11
Leeds and Sheffield Wednesday draw, Rowett begins with winSol Campbell loses Southend bow, Shrewsbury sink SunderlandPreston moved up to second after coming back from two goals down against Blackburn in a Lancashire derby. Things could not have started worse for the hosts when they went 1-0 down within 30 seconds when Sam Gallagher’s rebounded off the post and went in via goalkeeper Declan Rudd’s back. Gallagher doubled the lead 10 minutes later but Preston bounced back in the second-half and level things up through Tom Barkhuizen and Daniel Johnson’s penalty. The game was settled in fitting style when Barkhuizen found the top corner from 25 yards. Related: Josh Cullen penalty earns Charlton draw to frustrate 10-man West Brom Sheff Wed 0-0 Leeds, Birmingham 2-1 Luton, Huddersfield 2-1 Barnsley, Hull 2-0 Derby, Middlesbrough 0-0 Fulham, Millwall 2-0 Stoke, Nottm Forest P-P Reading, Preston North End 3-2 Blackburn, West Brom 2-2 CharltonAccrington 0-1 Gillingham, Bristol Rovers 2-2 Portsmouth, Burton 0-0 Blackpool, Fleetwood 1-0 MK Dons,Lincoln P-P Bolton, Oxford Utd 3-0 Rochdale, Peterborough 2-2 Coventry, Rotherham 0-1 Wycombe, Shrewsbury 1-0 Sunderland, Southend 1-3 Ipswich, Tranmere P-P Doncaster Exeter 4-0 Plymouth, Colchester 3-1 Newport, Crawley 0-4 Swindon, Forest Green P-P Crewe, Grimsby P-P Cheltenham, Leyton Orient 1-1 Carlisle, Macclesfield P-P Bradford City, Northampton 2-0 Cambridge, Port Vale 0-0 Oldham, Salford 1-1 Scunthorpe, Stevenage 1-0 Morecambe, Walsall 1-2 Mansfield Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian