Preston’s victory in the reverse fixture ended a run of four games without a win against the Blades in league competition (D1 L3).
Sheff United have won their last two league trips to Preston, scoring five in the process.
PNE are unbeaten in 11 fixtures, currently the joint-longest run in the division with Rotherham (W5 D6).
The Blades have gone 630 minutes without conceding in League One, the longest run by any side this season in the division.
Sheffield United have lost all ten away games in which they’ve gone behind this season.