Preston North End came so close to an impressive win at Norwich City on Saturday afternoon, but ended up drawing 2-2.

Alex Neil took his side down to Carrow Road to take on his former club, and Preston took the lead when Scott Sinclair converted from the spot following a foul on Ben Davies.

Teemu Pukki equalised as Declan Rudd committed a costly mistake, though a superb move saw Darnell Fisher fire Preston back in front before the break.

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PRESTON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 12: Preston North End’s Ryan Ledson during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Swansea City at Deepdale on September 12, 2020 in Preston, England. (Photo by Kevin Barnes – CameraSport via Getty Images)


North End couldn’t hang on for a point though, as Przymeslaw Placheta fired home an 85th minute equaliser for the Canaries.

There were positive signs from Preston though, with a couple of better displays since the 1-0 home defeat to Swansea City last weekend.

One player to earn huge praise off the back of Saturday’s display was Ryan Ledson, who has started the season in the same great form he ended last season.

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PRESTON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 29: Ryan Ledson of Preston North End during the Carabao Cup First Round match between Preston North End snd Mansfield Town at Deepdale on August 29, 2020 in Preston, England. (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)

Ledson played a superb pass to find Sinclair in the build-up to Fisher’s goal, whilst he made a team-high four tackles as well as one interception, three clearances and two key passes.

The 23-year-old is in fine form at the moment, and Preston fans have been taking to Twitter to hail the former Oxford United man for his performance at Carrow Road.

Supporters called Ledson ‘class’, ‘terrific’ and ‘so underrated’, believing that he could be even better than Ben Pearson and earn a Premier League move having established himself as one of the first names on the teamsheet.

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