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Preview: Preston North End vs Rotherham United - predictions, team news, line-ups

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Sports Mole previews Tuesday’s championship clash between Preston North End and Rotherham United, including predictions, team news and possible line-ups.

preston north end entertain the challenge of rotherham united Matchday 4 of the 2022/23 Championship season takes place on Tuesday in Deepdale.

The teams are coming into this from behind their respective maiden league wins this season, and both are looking to pick up where they left off.

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Preston North End kicked off their league campaign with a meager 1-0 win over Luton Town at Kenilworth Road on Saturday afternoon.

Ryan Rowe‘s men scored the first goal early on Brad Potts before showing solid defense and taking all three points.

The Lilywhites are currently seventh in the league standings, level on points with Sunderland in the race for the final promotion play-off spot.

Next comes the task of facing off against an opponent who has won each of their last three games and has been undefeated in the last five games between teams.

Tuesday’s hosts will try to set time with a dominant play here ahead of this weekend’s mouth-watering clash with Watford.

Rotherham United manager Paul Warne on 13 February 2022© Reuters

Rotherham United won a stunning 4-0 victory over Reading at the Aesir New York Stadium on Saturday.

first half goal from Richard Wood, Connor Washington, Jamie Lindsay When Chiedsy Ogbene secure three points worthy of Paul Warnemen.

As a result, the Millers finished in eighth place in the championship table, just one point behind their next opponent, albeit in fewer games.

Tuesday’s visitors, who are undefeated in all of their last 10 tournaments, will be far from home looking for another feather in their cap.

Preston North End Championship Form:

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Rotherham United's Chiedzi Ogbene celebrates after scoring his fifth goal on 7 December 2021© Reuters

preston north end Bumbo Diaby He will miss five straight games on the bounce due to a muscle injury sustained during the preseason.

The home side will have to do something about the absence of players. Sean Maguire After returning from his last appearance in late April, he suffered a knee injury.

Midfielder Brad Potts has been in the net in the last two games and will be looking to score again.

Benjamin Wiles The 23-year-old, who hit his target in a recent matchup involving Tuesday’s opponents, should be on the lookout here.

Joshua Kayode When Tom Eaves Both remain sidelined for visitors as they continue to nurse muscle and ankle problems respectively.

Candidates for the Preston North End starting XI:
Woodman; Hughes, Lindsey, Story. Potts, Whiteman, Brown, Brady, Redson.McCann Parrot

Candidates for Rotherham United’s starting XI:
Johansson; Hall, Wood, Humphries, Lindsey, Ferguson. Harding, Wiles, Barlaser.Ogbane, Washington

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Preston North End 1-1 Rotherham United

Preston have excelled on the defensive side of the pitch lately and are the only team to have yet to concede in the championship. We expect the home team to be topped by the free scoring visitors in the end, but in favor of some of the loot in the end.

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