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Sean St. Ledger gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Eagles. Booking for Sean St. Ledger for unsporting behaviour. Graham Alexander restarts play with the free kick.
Keith Treacy decides to take a short corner.
Inswinging corner taken by Wade Elliott from the right by-line, Jay Rodriguez scores a headed goal from close in. Burnley 4-3 Preston.Assist by Wade Elliott.
A cross is delivered by Graham Alexander, Chris Iwelumo grabs a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Burnley 3-3 Preston.Assist by Graham Alexander.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Graham Alexander.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andre Bikey by Jon Parkin. Daniel Fox takes the direct free kick.
The ball is swung over by Wade Elliott, Header from close in by Jay Rodriguez misses to the right of the goal.
Jon Parkin challenges Graham Alexander unfairly and gives away a free kick. Graham Alexander restarts play with the free kick.
Chris Iwelumo finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Burnley 2-3 Preston.Assist on the goal came from Graham Alexander.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andre Bikey on Jon Parkin. Keith Treacy takes the free kick. Paul Parry takes a shot. Save by Brian Jensen.
Chris Iwelumo is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Andy Lonergan takes the free kick.
Jay Rodriguez has an effort at goal from 25 yards. Save made by Andy Lonergan.
Corner taken by Ross Wallace from the right by-line, save by Andy Lonergan.
Billy Jones receives a red card.
Jack Cork takes a shot. Sean St. Ledger gets a block in.
Wade Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Keith Treacy. Andy Lonergan takes the direct free kick.
Jack Cork takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.
The offside flag is raised against Jon Parkin. Clarke Carlisle takes the indirect free kick.
The ball is swung over by Keith Treacy, Jon Parkin gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area high into the middle of the goal. Burnley 1-3 Preston.Keith Treacy provided the assist for the goal.
The referee blows for offside against Chris Iwelumo. Free kick taken by Andy Lonergan.
Jay Rodriguez comes on in place of David Edgar.
Paul Coutts goes off and Paul Hayes comes on.
Foul by Jon Parkin on Daniel Fox, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Brian Jensen.
Corner taken left-footed by Paul Parry, Clarke Carlisle makes a clearance.
Jack Cork replaces Dean Marney. Chris Eagles replaces Martin Paterson.
Inswinging corner taken by Ross Wallace from the right by-line, Craig Morgan makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Wade Elliott by Callum Davidson results in a free kick. Graham Alexander crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.
The ball is swung over by Martin Paterson.
Darel Russell on for Matthew James.
Effort from outside the penalty box by Paul Parry goes wide right of the goal.
Dean Marney takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan. The referee books Craig Morgan for unsporting behaviour. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ross Wallace from the right by-line.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Ross Wallace, Header from close range by Clarke Carlisle misses to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Callum Davidson on Martin Paterson. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Graham Alexander.
Keith Treacy takes a shot. Save made by Brian Jensen.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Jon Parkin. Clarke Carlisle takes the indirect free kick.
David Edgar produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Clarke Carlisle.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Jon Parkin. Free kick taken by Brian Jensen.
Ross Wallace gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Barton. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Keith Treacy.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Martin Paterson on Keith Treacy. Andy Lonergan takes the direct free kick.
Foul by Martin Paterson on Keith Treacy, free kick awarded. Andy Lonergan restarts play with the free kick.
A goal is scored by Keith Treacy from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Burnley 1-2 Preston.
Shot from 25 yards from Billy Jones.
Keith Treacy takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Daniel Fox makes a clearance.
Joshua King leaves the field to be replaced by Paul Parry.
Clarke Carlisle challenges Adam Barton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sean St. Ledger takes the free kick.
Billy Jones challenges Wade Elliott unfairly and gives away a free kick. Wade Elliott receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Booking for Billy Jones for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed right-footed by Graham Alexander, Sean St. Ledger makes a clearance.
A goal is scored by Adam Barton from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Burnley 1-1 Preston.
Chris Iwelumo concedes a free kick for a foul on Sean St. Ledger. Direct free kick taken by Andy Lonergan.
The referee blows for offside. Andre Bikey takes the indirect free kick.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ross Wallace from the right by-line, Billy Jones makes a clearance.
Matthew James fouled by Wade Elliott, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Sean St. Ledger.
Keith Treacy takes the outswinging corner, Clarke Carlisle manages to make a clearance.
Graham Alexander challenges Adam Barton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shot on goal comes in from Keith Treacy from the free kick, save by Brian Jensen.
Ross Wallace takes a shot from long distance which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
The offside flag is raised against Chris Iwelumo. Free kick taken by Andy Lonergan.
Corner taken by Ross Wallace, Chris Iwelumo finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Burnley 1-0 Preston.Assist by Ross Wallace.
The offside flag is raised against Jon Parkin. Andre Bikey restarts play with the free kick.
Keith Treacy takes a shot. Save by Brian Jensen.
David Edgar gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Keith Treacy. Callum Davidson takes the free kick.
Jon Parkin is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Brian Jensen takes the indirect free kick.
Joshua King takes a shot. Daniel Fox gets a block in. Corner taken by Keith Treacy from the right by-line to the near post, Chris Iwelumo manages to make a clearance.
The referee starts the second half.
The match begins.
The match has reached half-time.
The final whistle is blown by the referee.
Mears misses derby day
Burnley manager Brian Laws will be without defender Tyrone Mears for the home clash with derby rivals Preston.
The right-back was sent off in the 1-0 defeat at Swansea and now serves a one-match ban, with David Edgar in line to deputise.
But Michael Duff is closing in on a return to full fitness having sustained a calf problem on the opening day against Nottingham Forest.
Striker Chris Iwelumo missed Scotland's double header against Lithuania and Liechtenstein after suffering a hamstring injury late in the defeat to Swansea.
He will also be assessed, but Laws is hopeful both Iwelumo and Duff will be passed fit for action.
Midfielder Chris McCann remains a long-term absentee with a knee injury.
Preston boss Darren Ferguson's injury concerns have begun to ease.
Defender Craig Morgan sustained a toe injury but was still able to play the last 15 minutes of Wales' 1-0 defeat in Montenegro on Friday.
He looks certain to be available to face the Clarets along with winger Keith Treacy, who has been nursing a groin strain.
The former Blackburn trainee pulled out of the Republic of Ireland squad ahead of the international break after picking up the injury in the recent defeat at Sheffield United.
Treacy is hoping to be fit and centre-back Wayne Brown, a summer signing from Leicester who has yet to make his competitive debut, is also set to come into contention.
Midfielder Barry Nicholson remains a long-term absentee but Ferguson has no other major worries.
Clarets toast late comeback
Substitute Jay Rodriguez scored a dramatic winner as Burnley mounted a remarkable late rally to leave derby rivals Preston devastated following a 4-3 thriller.
North End boss Darren Ferguson saw his men establish a 3-1 lead after 70 minutes as Jon Parkin added to earlier goals from Adam Barton and Keith Treacy.
But Chris Iwelumo, who opened the scoring, netted twice more in the closing stages after Billy Jones' dismissal to complete his hat-trick before homegrown hitman Rodriguez headed home the winner.
Sir Alex Ferguson - whose Manchester United side had been denied victory at Everton earlier in the day in similarly dramatic fashion - was at Turf Moor to see his son's team in action.
United duo Matty James and Josh King are on loan at Preston and both youngsters made the starting line-up.
Preston began in vibrant fashion when King tried his luck from 18 yards but Daniel Fox made a fine block to avert the danger.
Moments later former Blackburn trainee Treacy hit a fierce left-foot shot from 20 yards which drew a smart stop from Clarets goalkeeper Brian Jensen.
But with eight minutes played, Burnley went in front when a superb cross from former Preston winger Ross Wallace reached Iwelumo and he headed home.
In the 14th minute, Wallace went close from 30 yards with a fine effort as Burnley threatened to claim a second.
Yet midway through the first half Preston drew level when rookie midfielder Barton showed impressive pace and strength and fired home a right-footed shot from 12 yards into the bottom corner.
In the 28th minute, King succumbed to injury and was replaced by former Cardiff winger Paul Parry.
Three minutes later, Preston defender Jones hit the crossbar with a 25-yard strike and moments later his side were level.
Treacy showed neat footwork and pace to find space inside the left-hand side of the hosts' penalty box before a superb low shot flew past Jensen and into the bottom corner.
Preston went in search of a third goal after the break when Treacy hit an 18-yard shot which Jensen held comfortably.
The visitors went close again moments later when an inswinging corner from Wallace was met by defender Clarke Carlisle at the far post.
His effort flew just wide but Preston claimed their third with 20 minutes remaining when Parkin connected with a fine left-wing cross from Treacy and volleyed home right-footed from 10 yards.
Yet Preston lost Jones with 12 minutes remaining after he collected his second yellow card and a late rally reaped rich rewards.
Iwelumo produced a fine volley to make it 3-2 and then produced a deft flicked header - after Graham Alexander's cross skimmed off Jack Cork's head - to draw the hosts level.
But there was more drama to come as Rodriguez headed home when unmarked six yards out.
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