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Preston North End 1-1 Tranmere Rovers

Joe Garner

Preston left it late to extend their unbeaten run to four games with a draw at home to Tranmere Rovers.

It was Rovers who took the lead after the break when Max Power's through ball put Chris Atkinson clear and he converted in a swift counter-attack.

It seemed to shake the composure of Preston, who struggled to match their first-half performance which had seen them bossing the game.

But an injury-time header from sub Joe Garner gave Preston a deserved point.

With seven minutes on the clock both sets of fans stood to applaud the name of Rovers midfielder Joe Thompson - who wears the number seven shirt - following his cancer diagnosis.

Line-ups

Preston

  • 23Rudd
  • 19Welsh
  • 3Laird
  • 6WrightBooked at 83mins
  • 4Huntington
  • 5Clarke
  • 7Humphrey
  • 2KeaneBooked at 84mins
  • 12GallagherSubstituted forHolmesat 60'minutes
  • 27HumeSubstituted forBeavonat 71'minutes
  • 9DaviesSubstituted forGarnerat 71'minutesBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 1Stuckmann
  • 10Beavon
  • 11Holmes
  • 13Byrom
  • 14Garner
  • 16Buchanan
  • 21Mousinho

Tranmere

  • 1WilliamsBooked at 87mins
  • 2Holmes
  • 23Ridehalgh
  • 14Atkinson
  • 4Taylor
  • 20McNulty
  • 15Kirby
  • 6HateleySubstituted forKoumasat 65'minutes
  • 9Lowe
  • 11Bell-Baggie
  • 17PowerBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 12Rowe
  • 16Stockton
  • 18Jennings
  • 22Koumas
  • 26Akpa Akpro
  • 28Boland
  • 33Mooney
Referee:
Geoff Eltringham
Attendance:
9,496

Match Stats

Home TeamPrestonAway TeamTranmere
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home16
Away6
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home16
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Preston North End 1, Tranmere Rovers 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Preston North End 1, Tranmere Rovers 1.

Foul by John Welsh (Preston North End).

Abdulai Bell-Baggie (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by John Welsh (Preston North End).

Abdulai Bell-Baggie (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Jason Koumas (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Keith Keane (Preston North End).

Ryan Lowe (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Max Power (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Joe Garner (Preston North End) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Max Power (Tranmere Rovers).

Booking

Joe Garner (Preston North End) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Preston North End 1, Tranmere Rovers 1. Joe Garner (Preston North End) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Stuart Beavon.

Abdulai Bell-Baggie (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Scott Laird (Preston North End).

Booking

Owain Williams (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Keith Keane (Preston North End) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Chris Humphrey (Preston North End) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Abdulai Bell-Baggie (Tranmere Rovers).

Booking

Keith Keane (Preston North End) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Keith Keane (Preston North End).

Abdulai Bell-Baggie (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Bailey Wright (Preston North End) is shown the yellow card.

Danny Holmes (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Bailey Wright (Preston North End).

Tom Clarke (Preston North End) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ryan Lowe (Tranmere Rovers).

Foul by Joe Garner (Preston North End).

Abdulai Bell-Baggie (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Preston North End. Conceded by Jimmy McNulty.

Attempt missed. Joe Garner (Preston North End) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Scott Laird (Preston North End) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Joe Garner (Preston North End) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, Preston North End. Conceded by Ash Taylor.

Substitution

Substitution, Preston North End. Stuart Beavon replaces Iain Hume.

Substitution

Substitution, Preston North End. Joe Garner replaces Kevin Davies.

Foul by Iain Hume (Preston North End).

(Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Scott Laird (Preston North End) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient15122136122438
2Wolves1411212781935
3Peterborough15102325121332
4Preston157622316727
5Brentford158342017327
6Bradford1565424141023
7Swindon157262920923
8MK Dons156452420422
9Walsall156451715222
10Rotherham155642122-121
11Coventry1593334221220
12Port Vale156272124-320
13Crawley145451820-219
14Colchester153841520-517
15Shrewsbury153751516-116
16Oldham154381923-415
17Gillingham154381824-615
18Carlisle144371325-1215
19Stevenage154291523-814
20Tranmere153481529-1413
21Crewe153481231-1913
22Sheff Utd153391323-1012
23Bristol City141762127-610
24Notts County1531111729-1210
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