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Preston's Mike Pollitt reacts to Daniel Iversen's 'match winning' save against Blackburn

Preston picked up a massive win on Friday night, beating Blackburn Rovers 2-1 at Ewood Park with a superb performance.

North End came into the game in dismal form with just four points from a possible 18, but were by far the better side against Rovers.

Greg Cunningham fired in the opener, sending a left-footed strike past Thomas Kaminski from a cross-field Alan Browne pass.

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Liam Lindsay headed home a second from close range, and even though Adam Armstrong pulled one back from the penalty spot, Preston saw out the game to win 2-1.

It could have been very different though. Shortly after Armstrong scored from the spot, the striker latched onto a Barry Douglas cross and looked to have scored.

However, Daniel Iversen made a stunning save low down to his right-hand side, clawing the ball almost from behind him and smuggling it around the post.

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The Dane has excelled since arriving on loan from Leicester City in January, leaving fans begging for him to sign permanently this summer.

His save has earned huge praise from fans on Twitter, and goalkeeping coach Mike Pollitt – who worked with Iversen at Rotherham and was instrumental in bringing him to Deepdale – has taken to Twitter to react.

Pollitt branded the save ‘excellent’, adding that it was a ‘match winning save’ as the loanee continues to shine at Deepdale, with the shouts for him to stay only growing louder and louder.

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