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The ball is crossed by Danny Mayor.
Darel Russell receives a caution. Unfair challenge on Chris Cohen by Darel Russell results in a free kick. Joel Lynch takes the free kick.
Jamie Douglas joins the action as a substitute, replacing Barry Nicholson.
Luke Chambers scores a goal from close range to the top right corner of the goal. Preston 1-2 Nottm Forest.Corner from the left by-line taken by Lewis McGugan,
Nathan Tyson produces a cross, blocked by Sean St. Ledger.
Conor McLaughlin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathan Tyson. Lewis McGugan has an effort direct from the free kick.
Booking for Guy Moussi for unsporting behaviour. Unfair challenge on Paul Coutts by Guy Moussi results in a free kick. Sean St. Ledger restarts play with the free kick.
Danny Mayor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joel Lynch. Free kick taken by Joel Lynch.
Garath McCleary comes on in place of Paul Anderson.
The ball is crossed by Conor McLaughlin, Paul Hayes has a header from close in and clears the crossbar.
Outswinging corner taken by Barry Nicholson from the right by-line, Guy Moussi manages to make a clearance.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Barry Nicholson, Guy Moussi manages to make a clearance.
Lewis McGugan takes the inswinging corner, Craig Morgan manages to make a clearance.
Chris Gunter sends in a cross, clearance by Conor McLaughlin.
Danny Mayor produces a cross, clearance made by Luke Chambers.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darren Carter by Guy Moussi. Direct free kick taken by Paul Coutts.
Nathan Tyson is brought on as a substitute for Robert Earnshaw. Foul by Guy Moussi on Paul Hayes, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Barry Nicholson.
Effort from deep inside the area by Chris Gunter misses to the left of the goal.
Short corner taken by Lewis McGugan from the left by-line.
Billy Jones concedes a free kick for a foul on Lewis McGugan. Free kick crossed by Lewis McGugan, blocked by Barry Nicholson.
Corner taken by Barry Nicholson, Chris Cohen manages to make a clearance.
Shot by Robert Earnshaw. Blocked by Craig Morgan.
Unfair challenge on Sean St. Ledger by Lewis McGugan results in a free kick. Sean St. Ledger restarts play with the free kick.
Paul Coutts comes on in place of Keith Treacy.
Chris Gunter produces a left-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.
Dele Adebola comes on in place of David McGoldrick.
Corner taken by Keith Treacy, Darren Carter concedes a free kick for a foul on Luke Chambers. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Danny Mayor, Joel Lynch gets a block in.
Unfair challenge on Darel Russell by David McGoldrick results in a free kick. Andy Lonergan restarts play with the free kick.
Paul Hayes produces a right-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.
A cross is delivered by Guy Moussi, clearance by Conor McLaughlin.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Robert Earnshaw. Andy Lonergan takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Darel Russell.
The ball is delivered by Conor McLaughlin, clearance made by Luke Chambers.
Keith Treacy delivers the ball.
A cross is delivered by Keith Treacy.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Lewis McGugan played to the near post, Andy Lonergan makes a save.
Joel Lynch produces a cross, blocked by Conor McLaughlin.
Shot from outside the box by Lewis McGugan misses to the left of the target.
Unfair challenge on Chris Cohen by Paul Hayes results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Chris Cohen.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darren Carter by Robert Earnshaw. Sean St. Ledger takes the free kick.
Robert Earnshaw gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy Lonergan. Andy Lonergan restarts play with the free kick.
Handball by David McGoldrick. Free kick taken by Sean St. Ledger.
Paul Anderson fires in a goal from inside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Preston 1-1 Nottm Forest.Assist by David McGoldrick.
Wes Morgan concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Hayes. Darren Carter crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Chris Cohen.
Paul Hayes concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Cohen. Direct free kick taken by Chris Cohen.
Craig Morgan concedes a free kick for a foul on David McGoldrick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Chris Cohen.
Billy Jones delivers the ball.
A cross is delivered by Lewis McGugan.
Paul Hayes concedes a free kick for a foul on Luke Chambers. Luke Chambers takes the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Paul Anderson, clearance by Conor McLaughlin.
Centre by Conor McLaughlin, save by Lee Camp.
Robert Earnshaw takes a shot. Andy Lonergan makes a save.
The ball is swung over by Paul Hayes.
Lewis McGugan sends in a cross, Billy Jones makes a clearance.
Darren Carter finds the back of the net with a goal from outside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Preston 1-0 Nottm Forest.
Shot by Danny Mayor from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.
Darel Russell takes a shot. Save made by Lee Camp.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Guy Moussi on Keith Treacy. Free kick taken by Billy Jones.
Paul Hayes takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.
The ball is delivered by Keith Treacy, Lewis McGugan makes a clearance.
Keith Treacy fouled by Lewis McGugan, the ref awards a free kick. Andy Lonergan takes the free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Paul Hayes. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Camp.
Keith Treacy takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Header from close in by Craig Morgan misses to the left of the goal.
Booking for Luke Chambers. Luke Chambers concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Mayor. Free kick taken by Craig Morgan.
Lewis McGugan produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Centre by Joel Lynch.
The assistant referee signals for offside against David McGoldrick. Andy Lonergan takes the free kick.
David McGoldrick takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan.
The ball is crossed by Danny Mayor, blocked by Joel Lynch.
(Preston) makes a substitution, with Paul Hayes coming on for Chris Brown.
Keith Treacy concedes a free kick for a foul on Robert Earnshaw. Lewis McGugan fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Andy Lonergan.
Corner taken left-footed by Keith Treacy from the right by-line, save by Lee Camp.
Foul by Chris Brown on Joel Lynch, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Luke Chambers.
David McGoldrick gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sean St. Ledger. Andy Lonergan restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Lewis McGugan from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Sean St. Ledger.
Effort on goal by David McGoldrick from inside the box misses to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Guy Moussi by Darren Carter. Free kick taken by Chris Gunter.
The ball is swung over by Danny Mayor, Headed effort from inside the area by Chris Brown misses to the left of the goal.
Danny Mayor is adjudged to have handled the ball. Luke Chambers takes the free kick.
The game kicks-off.
The ref blows to end the first period.
The referee starts the second half.
The referee blows for the end of the match.
Brown to assess duo
New Preston boss Phil Brown will assess the fitness of defensive duo Wayne Brown and Leon Cort ahead of the FA Cup third-round home clash with Nottingham Forest.
Brown missed the defeat at Crystal Palace with a hamstring strain and Cort also missed out at Selhurst Park with a similar problem.
Despite North End suffering a third straight defeat at Palace, the performance provided reason for optimism and Brown may be reluctant to make many changes.
Preston remain short of numbers but Brown is hoping to make upto six new signings after being installed as Darren Ferguson's replacement at Deepdale.
The former Hull manager, who has penned an 18-month deal, said: "I need to be proactive in the transfer market."
Forest midfielder Paul McKenna has recovered from illness and should return to the squad against his former club.
The Reds captain has missed the last six matches - he was initially sidelined by a groin injury before picking up a virus.
Boss Billy Davies has no new injury problems for the third round tie but the Scot will be without Marcus Tudgay, who turned his loan from Sheffield Wednesday into a permanent deal this week, as the striker is cup-tied.
Defender Julian Bennett and forward Joe Garner have returned from loan spells at Crystal Palace and Huddersfield respectively but must wait to see if they are included in the squad.
No dream start for Brown
Luke Chambers struck an 89th-minute winner to send Nottingham Forest into the FA Cup fourth round with a 2-1 victory as Phil Brown made a losing start to his Preston reign.
North End midfielder Darren Carter fired the hosts ahead in the 35th minute with a 25-yard strike but Paul Anderson levelled with a superb effort five minutes after the restart and defender Chambers prodded home the winner from close range.
Brown returned to management on Thursday when he penned an 18-month contract at Deepdale and was tasked with saving the npower Championship strugglers from relegation.
The 51-year-old had been out of work since leaving Hull last year and his immediate aim will be to inspire an upturn in fortunes at the division's bottom club.
North End are seven points adrift of safety after a disastrous campaign which saw Darren Ferguson axed after less than a year in charge.
Staying in the Championship remains the overriding priority for the famous old Lancashire outfit, but their first-half performance offered cause for optimism.
They were vibrant from the outset against a Forest side managed by ex-Preston boss Billy Davies and who harbour ambitions of winning promotion this season.
In the third minute, Preston threatened when Danny Mayor crossed dangerously and Chris Brown saw his 12-yard header fly wide.
Two minutes later, Forest orchestrated their first meaningful attack when David McGoldrick saw his 12-yard shot flash just wife of Andy Lonergan's goal.
North End were then dealt a blow in the 15th minute when striker Brown succumbed to injury and was replaced by Paul Hayes.
Three minutes later Forest threatened again when McGoldrick fired goalwards from 18 yards but his effort drew a save from Lonergan.
The pendulum swung back in Preston's favour in the 26th minute when an inswinging corner from Keith Treacy was greeted with a firm header from Craig Morgan.
The ball flashed just wide and Hayes then saw a 12-yard shot comfortably saved by Forest stopper Lee Camp.
Moments later Preston led when Carter found the net with a superb left-footed strike which flew into the bottom left corner from 25 yards.
Forest striker Robert Earnshaw warmed Lonergan's hands from 20 yards in the 40th minute but five minutes after the restart the visitors were level.
McGoldrick found Anderson and he embarked on a fine run from halfway and a sweet left-footed finish from 12 yards.
Preston sought to respond strongly but midfielder Barry Nicholson volleyed over the crossbar and Forest began to regain control.
Chris Gunter fired just wide from 12 yards and Earnshaw also threatened before Forest claimed victory in the closing stages when Chambers prodded home from six yards after an inswinging corner from Lewis McGugan fell to him.
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