EFL Cup - Third Round
PrestonPreston North End2BournemouthAFC Bournemouth2
AFC Bournemouth win 3-2 on penalties

Preston 2-2 Bournemouth (2-3 pens)

Bournemouth
Bournemouth goalkeeper Adam Federici saved three penalties

Premier League Bournemouth survived a scare against Preston to reach the League Cup fourth round on penalties.

Shaun MacDonald's looping header gave Bournemouth the lead but substitute Jordan Hugill nodded the Championship side level to force extra time.

The Cherries took the lead again through Marc Pugh's close-range strike before Daniel Johnson levelled from the penalty spot.

Johnson had the decisive penalty saved by Adam Federici in the shootout.

Hugill and Alan Browne also had penalties saved, with home keeper Jordan Pickford denying Dan Gosling, as Bournemouth won the shootout 3-2.

The Lilywhites, who knocked Premier League Watford out in the previous round, were deservedly behind at the break after MacDonald took advantage of some poor defending to open the scoring.

Simon Grayson's men rallied after the break, though, and Hugill got on the end of Greg Cunningham's cross from the left to head a leveller with six minutes left.

Pugh was at the centre of the action in extra time, stabbing home after Josh King's shot was blocked, before Johnson punished his handball from the penalty spot.

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe:

"Adam Federici is an outstanding goalkeeper and he's made some great saves there that's got us through and the lads have shown great composure to score at the other end,

"He's an outstanding, experienced international goalkeeper who we certainly believe in.

"He's also a great character and brilliant with the lads, even though he's not playing at the moment he's certainly giving competition for places."

Preston boss Simon Grayson:

"They showed a lot of character and worked extremely hard and showed all of the things that we asked of them after the weekend with that second-half performance.

"I'm pleased with them and disappointed to go out but if you're going to lose a game and respond after a disappointing performance that was the way to do it tonight."

Line-ups

Preston

  • 1Pickford
  • 15Woods
  • 5Clarke
  • 6Wright
  • 3Cunningham
  • 7HumphreySubstituted forVermijlat 78'minutes
  • 11Johnson
  • 19WelshSubstituted forReidat 74'minutes
  • 16BrowneBooked at 95mins
  • 9KeaneBooked at 105mins
  • 24MaySubstituted forHugillat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Vermijl
  • 8Kilkenny
  • 17Reid
  • 22Brownhill
  • 25Hugill
  • 30Smith
  • 43Kirkland

Bournemouth

  • 23Federici
  • 2Francis
  • 38Cargill
  • 3S Cook
  • 15A Smith
  • 20AtsuSubstituted forTomlinat 81'minutes
  • 16MacDonaldSubstituted forGoslingat 90'minutes
  • 32O'Kane
  • 19Stanislas
  • 17KingBooked at 55mins
  • 18KermorgantSubstituted forPughat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Gosling
  • 7Pugh
  • 21Allsop
  • 24Tomlin
  • 36Butcher
  • 43Buckley
  • 44Surridge
Referee:
Nigel Miller
Attendance:
5,643

Match Stats

Home TeamPrestonAway TeamBournemouth
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home13
Away15
Shots on Target
Home3
Away10
Corners
Home4
Away8
Fouls
Home16
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Preston North End 2(2), Bournemouth 2(3).

  2. Penalties over

    Penalty Shootout ends, Preston North End 2(2), Bournemouth 2(3).

  3. Post update

    Penalty saved! Daniel Johnson (Preston North End) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, left footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Preston North End 2(2), Bournemouth 2(3). Marc Pugh (Bournemouth) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

  5. Post update

    Penalty saved! Alan Browne (Preston North End) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

  6. Post update

    Penalty saved! Dan Gosling (Bournemouth) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

  7. Goal!

    Goal! Preston North End 2(2), Bournemouth 2(2). Kyel Reid (Preston North End) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the top right corner.

  8. Goal!

    Goal! Preston North End 2(1), Bournemouth 2(2). Steve Cook (Bournemouth) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Preston North End 2(1), Bournemouth 2(1). Will Keane (Preston North End) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

  10. Goal!

    Goal! Preston North End 2, Bournemouth 2(1). Junior Stanislas (Bournemouth) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

  11. Post update

    Penalty saved! Jordan Hugill (Preston North End) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the centre of the goal.

  12. Penalties in progress

    Penalty Shootout begins Preston North End 2, Bournemouth 2.

  13. Post update

    Second Half Extra Time ends, Preston North End 2, Bournemouth 2.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Bournemouth. Conceded by Calum Woods.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jordan Hugill (Preston North End) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

  16. Post update

    Daniel Johnson (Preston North End) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Junior Stanislas (Bournemouth).

  18. Goal!

    Goal! Preston North End 2, Bournemouth 2. Daniel Johnson (Preston North End) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

  19. Post update

    Penalty conceded by Adam Smith (Bournemouth) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

  20. Post update

    Alan Browne (Preston North End) wins a free kick on the left wing.