The FA Cup - First Round
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Havant & Waterlooville 0-3 Preston North End

By Adam WilliamsBBC Sport

Callum Robinson's hat-trick saw Preston North End past Havant & Waterlooville to an FA Cup second-round meeting with either Walsall or Shrewsbury Town.

Robinson finished with a low right-foot shot inside the near post and doubled his tally with a neat right-foot volley from 10 yards out.

He got his third from the penalty spot after Warren Cummings handled his shot on the goalline.

Cummings was sent off, as was team-mate Brian Stock, who was booked twice.

Conference South side Havant - 75 places below their League One opponents in the football pyramid - reached the fourth round in 2008, when they twice led at Anfield before going down 5-2 to Liverpool.

That was the only time the club had progressed past the first round in six previous appearances and the likelihood of improving that record decreased when striker Robinson - on loan at Preston from Aston Villa - opened the scoring.

Finding freedom down the left side from Paul Huntington's through ball, he beat Havant goalkeeper Ryan Young at the near post.

Paul Gallagher's pinpoint cross from the right found Robinson inside the penalty box for his second goal, a volley into the bottom left-hand corner flashed past Young.

JJ Hooper and Ben Dutton had the best chances to reduce the deficit before half-time as first Preston defender Scott Wiseman cleared off the line and then Dutton's header bounced off the top of the crossbar.

Havant midfielder Stock was sent off just before the hour mark, picking up a second yellow for a foul for a foul on Alan Browne, with Cummings then dismissed for blocking Robinson's shot on the goalline with his left hand.

The striker stepped up to duly convert the penalty and ensure he walked away with the match ball.

Havant & Waterlooville programmes
A sell-out crowd packed the home of Conference South Havant & Waterlooville
Brian Stock sent off
Brian Stock had an evening to forget against his former side as he was sent off
Callum Robinson scores penalty
Callum Robinson beat Ryan Young from the penalty spot to complete his hat-trick

Line-ups

Havant & Waterlooville

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Young
  • 2Strugnell
  • 5Dutton
  • 6Harris
  • 3CummingsBooked at 80mins
  • 7SwallowSubstituted forRyanat 63'minutes
  • 4StockBooked at 59mins
  • 8Donnelly
  • 11Huggins
  • 9HooperSubstituted forConnellat 73'minutes
  • 10BubbSubstituted forMullingsat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Connell
  • 13Searle
  • 14Woodford
  • 15Blanchett
  • 16Mullings
  • 17Ryan
  • 18Cardoso Monteiro

Preston

Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 1Jones
  • 4Wiseman
  • 5Clarke
  • 23Huntington
  • 16Buchanan
  • 22King
  • 12GallagherSubstituted forReidat 72'minutes
  • 31Browne
  • 30BrownhillSubstituted forKilkennyat 72'minutes
  • 27RobinsonSubstituted forLairdat 87'minutes
  • 9Davies

Substitutes

  • 3Laird
  • 7Humphrey
  • 8Kilkenny
  • 14Garner
  • 17Reid
  • 19Welsh
  • 21Stuckmann
Referee:
Steve Martin
Attendance:
2,382

Match Stats

Home TeamHavant & WaterloovilleAway TeamPreston
Possession
Home36%
Away64%
Shots
Home10
Away25
Shots on Target
Home1
Away9
Corners
Home2
Away9
Fouls
Home10
Away7

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Havant & Waterlooville 0, Preston North End 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Havant & Waterlooville 0, Preston North End 3.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Scott Laird (Preston North End) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Jack King.

  4. Post update

    Offside, Havant & Waterlooville. Ed Harris tries a through ball, but Shamir Mullings is caught offside.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Buchanan (Preston North End) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Alan Browne.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Preston North End. Conceded by Ryan Young.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kevin Davies (Preston North End) left footed shot from very close range is saved in the bottom left corner.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Preston North End. Conceded by Dan Strugnell.

  9. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Kevin Davies (Preston North End) header from the right side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Kyel Reid with a cross.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Preston North End. Scott Laird replaces Callum Robinson.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Preston North End. Conceded by Dan Strugnell.

  12. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Callum Robinson (Preston North End) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jack King.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Havant & Waterlooville 0, Preston North End 3. Callum Robinson (Preston North End) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

  14. Dismissal

    Warren Cummings (Havant & Waterlooville) is shown the red card.

  15. Post update

    Penalty conceded by Warren Cummings (Havant & Waterlooville) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Callum Robinson (Preston North End) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Alan Browne.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Alan Browne (Preston North End) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  18. Post update

    Callum Robinson (Preston North End) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box. Assisted by Kyel Reid with a cross.

  19. Post update

    Kyel Reid (Preston North End) hits the bar with a left footed shot from the left side of the box. Assisted by Callum Robinson.

  20. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Perry Ryan (Havant & Waterlooville) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

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