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Gonzalo Jara challenges Jack King unfairly and gives away a free kick.
The match has reached full-time.
Karl Darlow takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Iain Hume on Gonzalo Jara.
The ball is swung over by Djamel Abdoun.
Djamel Abdoun sends in a cross.
Jack King has an effort at goal. Karl Darlow parries the ball but the danger is not over.
John Welsh manages to make a clearance.
Lee Holmes has an effort at goal. Eric Lichaj gets a block in.
Jack King replaces Joe Garner.
Foul by Eric Lichaj on John Welsh, free kick awarded.
Iain Hume takes a shot. Karl Darlow catches the ball.
Andy Reid takes a shot and missed to the left of the net.
Iain Hume joins the action as a substitute, replacing Neil Kilkenny.
A cross is delivered by Lee Holmes.
Free kick taken by Gonzalo Jara.
Bailey Wright challenges Matt Derbyshire unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Andy Reid makes a clearance.
David Buchanan delivers the ball.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Djamel Abdoun by Scott Wiseman.
Lee Holmes takes a shot. Karl Darlow parries the ball but the danger is not over.
Matt Derbyshire on for Radoslaw Majewski.
Free kick taken by Djamel Abdoun.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Wiseman on Djamel Abdoun.
Danny Collins manages to make a clearance.
Shot by John Welsh cleared the target.
Lee Holmes is brought on as a substitute for Chris Humphrey.
Chris Humphrey crosses the ball.
Gonzalo Jara delivers the ball.
Paul Gallagher produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick. Karl Darlow catches the ball.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Vaughan on John Welsh.
Gonzalo Jara restarts play with the free kick.
Jamie Mackie leaves the field to be replaced by Djamel Abdoun.
Darius Henderson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Simon Cox.
Jamie Paterson fouled by Bailey Wright, the ref awards a free kick.
Paul Gallagher takes a brilliant shot.
The ball is delivered by Jamie Mackie.
Declan Rudd restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by Jamie Paterson.
Bailey Wright takes the free kick.
Joe Garner fouled by Danny Collins, the ref awards a free kick.
The referee gets the second half underway.
It is the end of the first-half.
Foul by Greg Halford on Tom Clarke, free kick awarded.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Andy Reid.
David Vaughan sends in a cross.
Shot by John Welsh went harmlessly over the bar.
Free kick taken by Declan Rudd.
Radoslaw Majewski challenges Neil Kilkenny unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Simon Cox is caught offside.
The ball is sent over by Paul Gallagher.
Unfair challenge on David Buchanan by Jamie Mackie results in a free kick.
David Vaughan restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by Andy Reid.
Free kick taken by Karl Darlow.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Garner on Greg Halford.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jamie Paterson by Chris Humphrey.
Eric Lichaj challenges Scott Wiseman unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Unfair challenge on Greg Halford by Joe Garner results in a free kick.
Andy Reid restarts play with the free kick.
Radoslaw Majewski fouled by Neil Kilkenny, the ref awards a free kick.
Simon Cox gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Buchanan.
Karl Darlow restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Gallagher on Gonzalo Jara.
David Vaughan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Neil Kilkenny.
Greg Halford concedes a free kick for a foul on Josh Brownhill.
A cross is delivered by Chris Humphrey.
Joe Garner takes a shot.
Paul Gallagher takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Gonzalo Jara on Paul Gallagher.
Corner taken by Andy Reid from the right by-line.
The ball is sent over by Radoslaw Majewski.
David Vaughan takes the free kick.
Greg Halford fouled by Joe Garner, the ref awards a free kick.
Jamie Paterson takes a shot and went wide right of the target.
Danny Collins concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Garner.
Simon Cox takes a shot. Blocked by Bailey Wright.
The referee gets the match started.
Lichaj could make Reds return
Eric Lichaj could return to the Nottingham Forest squad against Preston in the FA Cup but Henri Lansbury will miss the fourth round tie through suspension.
Full-back Lichaj has missed the league games against Bolton and Blackburn through injury. Fellow defenders Jack Hobbs and Jamaal Lascelles are recovering from the problems that kept them out of the 4-1 win over Rovers last weekend but they may not be risked against the League One side on Friday night.
Scouts of Premier League clubs hoping to see Karl Darlow might be disappointed with Reds boss Billy Davies, who was manager of Preston between August 2004 and June 2006, considering resting the highly-rated goalkeeper and handing a rare start to Dorus De Vries.
Lansbury begins a two-match ban after the midfielder received his 10th yellow card of the season against Blackburn but the likes of Guy Moussi, Darius Henderson, Matt Derbyshire, Radoslaw Majewski and Djamel Abdoun are options for Davies.
Preston will be without Kevin Davies when they travel to the City Ground.
The experienced striker will serve a three-match suspension, accrued following his sending off against Coventry, after the Lilywhites were unsuccessful in their attempts at an appeal.
Full-back Scott Wiseman will be available, though, after missing the third-round replay against Ipswich because he penned terms following the original clash, meaning he was ineligible.
Boss Simon Grayson has an injury-free squad to select from when his team meet Billy Davies, a former North End manager himself.
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