Previous
Zenit St Petersburg
Benfica
0
0
ESPN3 LIVE 58'
Game Details
Atletico Madrid
Olympiakos
ESPN3 7:45 PM GMT
Game Details
FC Basel
Real Madrid
7:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Malmo FF
Juventus
ESPN3 7:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Ludogorets Razgrad
Liverpool
ESPN3 7:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Arsenal
Borussia Dortmund
7:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Bayer Leverkusen
AS Monaco
ESPN3 7:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Next
Milton Keynes DonsMilton Keynes Dons
RochdaleRochdale
2
2
FT
Game Details
Crawley TownCrawley Town
Scunthorpe UnitedScunthorpe United
2
2
FT
Game Details
Colchester UnitedColchester United
Coventry CityCoventry City
0
0
FT
Game Details
Sheffield UnitedSheffield United
Oldham AthleticOldham Athletic
0
1
FT
Game Details
RochdaleRochdale
Doncaster RoversDoncaster Rovers
1
1
FT
Game Details
Bristol CityBristol City
Preston North EndPreston North End
0
1
FT
Game Details
Bradford CityBradford City
GillinghamGillingham
1
1
FT
Game Details
Peterborough UnitedPeterborough United
Swindon TownSwindon Town
1
2
FT
Game Details
Notts CountyNotts County
Yeovil TownYeovil Town
0
0
FT
Game Details
ChesterfieldChesterfield
BarnsleyBarnsley
2
1
FT
Game Details
Milton Keynes DonsMilton Keynes Dons
Port ValePort Vale
1
0
FT
Game Details
Leyton OrientLeyton Orient
Crewe AlexandraCrewe Alexandra
4
1
FT
Game Details
Fleetwood TownFleetwood Town
WalsallWalsall
0
1
FT
Game Details
Crewe AlexandraCrewe Alexandra
ChesterfieldChesterfield
0
0
FT
Game Details
Doncaster RoversDoncaster Rovers
Sheffield UnitedSheffield United
0
1
FT
Game Details
Port ValePort Vale
RochdaleRochdale
1
0
FT
Game Details
Coventry CityCoventry City
Notts CountyNotts County
0
1
FT
Game Details
Aug 16, 2014

Lilywhites too strong for the Iron

Scunthorpe UnitedScunthorpe United
Preston North EndPreston North End
0
4
FT
Game Details

Scunthorpe paid the price for their defensive deficiencies as they crashed 4-0 at home to a supremely confident Preston side.

It was Scunthorpe's first home defeat since manager Russ Wilcox was appointed at the end of November and it leaves them still looking for their first point at League One level.

The Iron, promoted last season, started well enough and were unlucky when Paddy Madden rattled the bar in the fourth minute with a fierce right-foot shot from the edge of the box after being put clear by Lyle Taylor

It was Preston though who eased in front after 17 minutes when Joe Garner was allowed all the time in the world to pull down a right-wing cross from Chris Humphrey and lash a close-range shot past rookie keeper Jamie Severn, making only his second appearance for the home side.

It was Humphrey the provider again as Preston made it 2-0 in the 39th minute when his low cross from the right was turned into his own net by Scunthorpe centre-back Miguel Llera.

Three minutes into the second half Humphrey took centre stage, cutting in from the right to make it 3-0 with a left-foot shot into the bottom far corner of the net.

Scunthorpe's disappointment later deepened when a header from winger Jennison Myrie-Williams brushed against a post to deny them even a consolation goal.

It was Preston who completed the scoring in the 82nd minute when Garner notched his second goal of the game with a sweet far-post header.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.