Brentford 1-3 Preston

Neil Mellor scored twice as Preston recorded their sixth win in a row against Brentford.

North End took an early lead when Mellor outmuscled Karleigh Osbourne and stroked the ball past Bees goalkeeper Richard Lee.

Niall McGinn equalised for Brentford from Myles Weston's low cross but Iain Hume restored Preston's lead with a stunning strike from 35 yards.

Mellor volleyed in from Clarke Carlisle's cross to secure victory.

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