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The referee ends the match.
The ball is delivered by Neil Kilkenny.
Shot by Andrew Little cleared the crossbar.
Josh Brownhill takes a shot. Dimitrios Konstantopoulos parries the ball away.
Ben Davies crosses the ball.
Corner taken by Emmanuel Ledesma from the right by-line.
Free kick crossed by Emmanuel Ledesma.
Kevin Davies challenges James Husband unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Enrique Garcia replaces Albert Adomah.
Andrew Little on for Scott Laird.
Neil Kilkenny crosses the ball.
Free kick taken by Neil Kilkenny.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Davies by Albert Adomah.
Booking for Adam Clayton for unsporting behaviour.
Adam Clayton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alan Browne.
Emmanuel Ledesma is brought on as a substitute for Lee Tomlin.
Kevin Davies joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jordan Hugill.
Lee Tomlin scores with a right foot finish. Middlesbrough 3-1 Preston.
Shot by Albert Adomah.
The ball is sent over by James Husband.
John Welsh goes off and Josh Brownhill comes on.
Bradley Fewster scores with their right foot. Middlesbrough 2-1 Preston.Assist on the goal came from Albert Adomah.
Adam Reach is ruled offside.
Jordan Hugill scores a headed goal. Middlesbrough 1-1 Preston.Tom Clarke provided the assist for the goal.
Dean Whitehead gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Neil Kilkenny.
Tom Clarke takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordan Hugill by Seb Hines.
Free kick scored by Lee Tomlin. Middlesbrough 1-0 Preston.
Free kick awarded for a foul by John Welsh on Lee Tomlin.
Free kick crossed by Neil Kilkenny.
Daniel Ayala concedes a free kick for a foul on Will Hayhurst.
The game restarts for the second half.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
Corner taken by Adam Clayton from the left by-line.
Will Hayhurst restarts play with the free kick.
Booking for Daniel Ayala for unsporting behaviour.
Daniel Ayala challenges Alan Browne unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Adam Reach is brought on as a substitute for Emilio Nsue.
Adam Clayton takes the free kick.
Foul by Neil Kilkenny on Emilio Nsue, free kick awarded.
The ball is swung over by Albert Adomah.
Corner taken by Will Hayhurst.
The referee books Albert Adomah for unsporting behaviour.
Will Hayhurst fouled by Albert Adomah, the ref awards a free kick.
The ball is sent over by Albert Adomah.
Corner taken by Adam Clayton from the right by-line.
The ball is crossed by Abella Damia.
Ben Davies takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Abella Damia on Scott Laird.
Scott Wiseman restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is crossed by James Husband.
Corner taken by Will Hayhurst from the left by-line.
Header by Bradley Fewster misses to the right of the target.
Corner taken by Adam Clayton.
Free kick taken by Tom Clarke.
Foul by Bradley Fewster on Tom Clarke, free kick awarded.
Seb Hines restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Jordan Hugill on Seb Hines, free kick awarded.
Clearance by Ben Davies.
Jack King restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Neil Kilkenny by Lee Tomlin.
The game begins.
Karanka to ring changes
Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka is likely to make changes once again for Tuesday's Capital One Cup second-round clash with Preston.
The Spaniard shuffled his pack for the first-round victory over Oldham and is expected to do so again in the wake of Saturday's 3-2 Sky Bet Championship defeat by Sheffield Wednesday at the Riverside Stadium.
Goalkeeper Dimi Konstantopoulos is one of those who could get a chance with Karanka's first-choice Tomas Mejias going through a difficult spell, although Jason Steele too would relish the opportunity to play.
However, defenders Jonathan Woodgate and Ben Gibson, who both missed out against Wednesday with hamstring injuries, are unlikely to be involved ahead of Reading's league visit to Teesside at the weekend.
Utility-man Rhys Williams (Achilles) and midfielder Muzzy Carayol (cruciate ligament) remain on the long-term casualty list as they continue to work their way back to full match fitness.
Preston boss Simon Grayson has "one or two players to analyse" for the trip after a busy start to the season but Jordan Hugill is hoping to feature against his home-town club.
The 22-year-old summer signing came off the bench late on in the last round and was again a second-half substitute when making his home debut in Saturday's win against Oldham at Deepdale.
"I was looking forward to it, the gaffer put me in the squad and I thought I did myself justice," Hugill told PNE Player. "I'm a Middlesbrough fan, so to be playing at the Riverside, hopefully, would be a dream for me. After the draw, my phone went mental with texts from all my friends."
Scott Laird returned to the starting XI ahead of Ben Davies at left-back over the weekend and the 26-year-old is another player determined to keep his place.
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