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GOAL: Scott Sinclair equalises for Preston North EndGOAL: Scott Sinclair equalises for Preston North End
GOAL: Scott Sinclair equalises for Preston North End
Sheffield Wednesday suffered a third straight defeat at home to Preston North End on Wednesday night.

After a poor start to the game, it looked like the Owls might win it until a 78th-minute equaliser and two more last goals by Preston.

Chief sports writer Stuart Rayner assesses how the Owls players performed at rainy Hillsborough.

Joe Wildsmith – little to do but beaten three times 6

Liam Palmer – defended well 7

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Dominic Iorfa – a header against the bar and a rampaging run 7

Julian Borner – at fault for the equaliser 6

Jacob Murphy – went off shortly after his brilliant goal 7

Joey Pelupessy – steady influence in midfield 6

Barry Bannan – terrific corners and some brilliant passes, albeit he faded 8

Massimo Luongo – missed a good chance late on 6

Kadeem Harris – a tame finish at the end of a good move 6

Atdhe Nuhiu – exquisite backheel on an otherwise quiet night 7

Alessio Da Cruz – energetic without much impact 6


Moses Odubajo (for Murphy, 63) – added energy from the bench 7

Josh Windass (for Da Cruz, 69) – hit the side netting with a good late chance 6

Adam Reach (for Harris, 88) – N/A

Not used: Rhodes, Reach,, Dawson, Hunt, Hughes, Grant, Shaw.

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