The second-half goal from Browne was the only goal of the game. Preston North End won 1-0 (0-0) away to Coventry City in the Championship.
The first half finished 0-0 and it took until the 67th minute before Alan Browne scored a goal to make it 1–0 for Preston North End, a goal that decided the game.
Preston North End now enjoy a three-game run without conceding a goal.
Coventry City have 3 wins and and 2 losses with a 7–7 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Preston North End have 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss and a 5–5 goal difference.
With two games remaining, Coventry City are in 19th place in the table and Preston North End are in 14th.
Both teams play again on Saturday, as Coventry host Huddersfield at Kirklees Stadium and Preston host Barnsley.