Preston returned to winning ways tonight, beating Birmingham City 1-0 at St Andrews thanks to a Scott Sinclair goal.
North End had lost all three games in all competitions since the turn of the year, and really needed to hit back against the Blues.
Just one goal settled the game, as Sinclair finished off a fine counter-attack to give Preston all three points against his former club.
Alex Neil’s men then held firm to keep a clean sheet and secure the win, with defender Paul Huntington celebrating his 300th game for the club in style.
Preston’s new recruits were key factors tonight with Daniel Iversen and Ben Whiteman both featuring prominently, but it’s Jayson Molumby earning huge praise.
Molumby was superb and tireless through, covering every blade of grass in a fine midfield performance – and he also picked up the assist for Sinclair’s goal.
The Irishman drove through midfield and played the key pass at the right moment, capping off a great performance before he was taken off with an injury.
Preston fans have been taking to Twitter to hail the Brighton loanee, branding him ‘unreal’, ‘exceptional’ and ‘brilliant’ tonight.
Others called him ‘absolutely next level’ and marvelled at his display, hoping for a permanent move in the near future…