Preston double seals derby victory

A double from Fraser Preston gave Wednesday under-23s a 2-1 win over their Sheff U counterparts at Hillsborough this evening.

The visitors took the lead on 19 minutes through Leo Gaxha but Preston struck for the first time just before the break with a low shot to equalise.

And he was on target again soon after the restart, running onto Liam Shaw’s through ball to shoot past keeper Jake Eastwood and put us 2-1 up.

Keeper Josh Render then excelled in the closing stages to deny Sheff U and ensure Wednesday’s victory over their young City rivals.

Render, Dawodu, Galvin, Brennan, Rice (Thompson 56), Lee, Hidalgo (Hughes 83), Shaw, O’Brien (Stobbs 75), Grant, Preston. Unused subs: Jackson, West.



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