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Luton 0 – 1 Preston | NEWSRUX

Brad Potts scored a surprising winner as Preston picked up their first league victory of the season with a 1-0 triumph at Luton.

The hosts had the primary effort on 10 minutes, as Luke Freeman dragged vast from the sting of the field, earlier than the midfielder’s free-kick was met by Carlton Morris, solely to see Freddie Woodman collect comfortably.

Preston had the lead on 18 minutes, although, with a powerful objective from Potts, who met Robbie Brady’s deep cross on the again put up with an excellent flying volley that gave Ethan Horvath no likelihood in any respect.

City barely appeared like equalising for the rest of the half, as Preston went closest to a second, James Bree giving the ball away and the skilled Brady denied by a full-stretch Horvath.

After the break, the guests tried to double their benefit as they continued to show a objective risk, Jordan Storey rifling over from distance and Brady’s free-kick dribbling by way of to Horvath.

Luton had been restricted to determined pot photographs at this level, Jordan Clark’s effort taking an enormous deflection and by no means testing Woodman.

Morris headed vast when Clark did effectively to trend a cross from the left-hand facet because the hosts nonetheless couldn’t create any significant alternatives.

House substitute Elliot Thorpe despatched over a harmful supply which ultimately dropped to Allan Campbell, who sliced his volley frustratingly vast of the goal, whereas Bree’s free-kick drew an important block from Ben Whiteman.

With eight minutes left, the Hatters created their greatest likelihood of the whole match, Bree’s dinked by way of ball was into the trail of the onrushing Cauley Woodrow and he beat Woodman, however couldn’t hold it down, seeing his effort going inches over.

Troy Parrott appeared so as to add to Preston’s lead, firing straight at Horvath, earlier than Luton’s talisman Elijah Adebayo spun his man effectively and strode into the field, however shot wastefully over.

On-loan Spurs attacker Parrott might need put the consequence past doubt within the closing levels, manufacturing some area contained in the field after which capturing straight at Horvath.

Though City tried to go lengthy to power an equaliser, it was not their day, and they’re nonetheless with out a victory this time period, failing to bounce again from a disappointing Carabao Cup exit towards League Two facet Newport in midweek.

For the guests, they noticed the sport out clinically to document what was a primary victory at Kenilworth Highway since 1999.

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