Stoke City vs Preston North End
Stoke City will clash with Preston North End in the 32nd Week of England Championship match. Playing in front of his own supporters Stoke City really hopes to avenge the defeat in the first round then when they were forced to go home without points after falling 3-1.
Recalling the match Stoke City did have more control over the game with 57% ball possession while Preston North End was 43%, but Preston North End was more effective in taking advantage of opportunities. D. Johnson opened the scoring by scoring 7 minutes then 25 minutes B. Bodin also listed his name on the scoreboard and in the second half to be exact 69 minutes J. Harrop added a goal for Stoke City while Stoke City’s consolation goal occurred in minute 89 thanks to J’s goal McClean.
The ambition of Stoke City’s revenge is very strong, especially since they also had a successful home win over Charlton Athletic FC 3-1. These results became a momentum for Stoke City after losing 4-0 to Derby County, but the visitors also did not want to lose successfully winning away embarrassing Wigan Athletic 1-2. With these results the visitors are unbeaten in the last 5 matches with 3 wins and 2 draws.
Actually, Stoke City itself when meeting with Preston North End, the record was not satisfactory, in the last 10 meetings Stoke City won 1 win while Preston North End won 5 and the other 4 games were drawn. The visitors who are ranked better that position 7 is far from the host who tries to keep away from the relegation zone in the order of 21 shows their performance is different. Most likely the visitors take home full points.
Our Prediction: Under 2.5 goals