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Watch Ched Evans score incredible goal of season contender volley from outside box as Preston lose at Millwall

CHED EVANS produced a Goal of the Season contender and sent Twitter wild last night.

The veteran striker, 32, returned to the Championship in January after leaving Fleetwood Town for Preston.

And he showed he still possesses all of the finishing ability that made him a Welsh international with a thunderous strike against Millwall.

The moment of magic arrived in the 12-minute at The Den as Evans beautifully volleyed Preston ahead.

Scott Sinclair’s cross was headed clear by the Millwall defence, but it fell perfectly to Evans just outside the area to smash a left-foot volley straight into the top corner.

That was his third goal in nine appearances since his arrival but unfortunately things soon went downhill for him and his team-mates.

Scott Malone matched Evans’ quality with a ferocious 20-yard equaliser after cutting in from the left.

And Millwall seized control in the second period and claimed a 2-1 win in the dying stages courtesy of Mason Bennett.

That result severely dented Preston’s hopes of making the play-offs.

Alex Neil’s men have now dropped down to 14th in the table, with Millwall climbing to tenth and three points clear of the Lilywhites.

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Preston are ten points adrift of sixth-placed Cardiff with only 12 games remaining.

But despite Evans’ sensational strike counting for nothing in the end, many believe it could land him an award come the end of the season.

And the clip of the goal sparked a wild response as it went viral on Twitter:

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