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

On Saturday, Reading outlasted Preston North End in a close encounter, winning 2-1 (1-0) at home the Championship.

It was 0-0 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. The 2-1 goal was the last one of the game.

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