Match Stats: Femi Azeez and John Swift play vital roles in beating North End home

On Saturday in the Championship, an odd goal ended up as the decider in a close game as Reading defeated Preston North End 2-1 (1-0).

There was no real shape to the match until Reading took the lead just before the half-hour mark through Femi Azeez, who scored, making it 1-0.

With barely 30 minutes on the clock, Preston North End’s Daniel Johnson scored and equalised.

In the 69th minute, John Swift scored, to give Reading the lead. This brought the final score to 2-1.

With the win, Reading have got their first three points of the season. After two games, Preston North End have two straight defeats.

On Tuesday, Reading will host Bristol City at 8pm and Preston will play against Huddersfield at 7:45 pm.