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Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Ellington by Leon Britton. Direct free kick taken by Keith Treacy.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Barton by Fabio Borini. Free kick taken by Iain Turner. Fabio Borini goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.
Alan Tate concedes a free kick for a foul on Keith Treacy. Direct free kick taken by Keith Treacy.
Andrea Orlandi sends in a cross, Paul Parry gets a block in. Corner from the left by-line taken by Andrea Orlandi, clearance made by Adam Barton.
Centre by Barry Nicholson, Corner taken left-footed by Keith Treacy, clearance by Alan Tate. Clearance made by Alan Tate.
The ball is swung over by Nathan Ellington.
Booking for Iain Hume.
Iain Hume grabs a goal from inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Preston 2-1 Swansea.
Nathan Ellington produces a cross, blocked by Alan Tate.
Ian Ashbee goes off and Paul Parry comes on.
The ball is swung over by Andrea Orlandi, Bongani Khumalo makes a clearance. Ian Ashbee has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.
Craig Morgan goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Fabio Borini fouled by Craig Morgan, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Leon Britton.
Effort from deep inside the area by Iain Hume misses to the right of the goal.
Nathan Ellington crosses the ball, clearance made by Garry Monk.
Keith Treacy takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Nathan Ellington takes a shot. Blocked by Alan Tate. Corner taken by Keith Treacy, Dorus De Vries makes a save.
The ball is crossed by Keith Treacy, Barry Nicholson takes a shot.
Scott Sinclair takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries. Unfair challenge on Keith Treacy by Fabio Borini results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Keith Treacy, Darren Pratley makes a clearance.
Andrea Orlandi joins the action as a substitute, replacing Mark Gower. (Preston) makes a substitution, with Adam Barton coming on for Darren Carter.
The ball is delivered by Barry Nicholson.
The ball is sent over by Scott Sinclair, Ian Ashbee gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Mark Gower.
Keith Treacy receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Darren Pratley fouled by Keith Treacy, the ref awards a free kick. Mark Gower crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, save by Dorus De Vries. Corner taken short by Mark Gower. Mark Gower delivers the ball, Bongani Khumalo makes a clearance.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Iain Turner.
Corner taken by Mark Gower, clearance by Keith Treacy.
Joe Allen leaves the field to be replaced by Leon Britton. Tamas Priskin replaces Nathan Dyer.
Fabio Borini delivers the ball, Bongani Khumalo gets a block in.
Centre by Scott Sinclair, clearance by Ricardo Gardner.
Foul by Ricardo Gardner on Nathan Dyer, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Alan Tate.
Nathan Ellington comes on in place of Eddie Johnson.
Unfair challenge on Scott Sinclair by Ian Ashbee results in a free kick. Neil Taylor takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Iain Hume on Joe Allen. Free kick taken by Neil Taylor.
Centre by Neil Taylor, Billy Jones gets a block in. Short corner taken by Mark Gower from the left by-line. Corner taken by Mark Gower from the left by-line to the near post, Alan Tate has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide left of the target.
Iain Hume has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.
Foul by Joe Allen on Keith Treacy, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Iain Hume.
Darren Pratley challenges Ricardo Gardner unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Darren Carter, Darren Pratley manages to make a clearance.
Keith Treacy sends in a cross, Ashley Williams manages to make a clearance.
Volleyed right-footed shot by Ian Ashbee. Save by Dorus De Vries. Barry Nicholson takes a shot. Save made by Dorus De Vries.
Fabio Borini takes a shot.
Nathan Dyer fouled by Ian Ashbee, the ref awards a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Mark Gower from the free kick,
Inswinging corner taken by Iain Hume, Close range header by Ian Ashbee misses to the right of the goal.
Keith Treacy crosses the ball, blocked by Garry Monk.
Eddie Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Garry Monk. Free kick taken by Garry Monk.
Barry Nicholson produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Iain Hume fouled by Joe Allen, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Iain Turner.
Darren Carter takes a shot.
Foul by Darren Pratley on Ricardo Gardner, free kick awarded. Iain Hume crosses the ball in from the free kick, Garry Monk makes a clearance.
Outswinging corner taken by Mark Gower from the right by-line, Headed effort from close range by Garry Monk goes wide left of the goal.
Foul by Billy Jones on Scott Sinclair, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Mark Gower.
Fabio Borini takes a shot. Craig Morgan gets a block in.
Ricardo Gardner produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.
Short corner taken by Mark Gower from the left by-line.
Ashley Williams scores a headed goal from close in. Preston 1-1 Swansea.Ricardo Gardner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathan Dyer.
Fabio Borini takes a shot. Dorus De Vries makes a save.
Ian Ashbee gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Fabio Borini. Neil Taylor restarts play with the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Billy Jones, clearance made by Garry Monk.
The ball is sent over by Keith Treacy, Barry Nicholson takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries.
Alan Tate delivers the ball.
Unfair challenge on Bongani Khumalo by Fabio Borini results in a free kick. Craig Morgan takes the free kick.
Keith Treacy takes a shot.
A cross is delivered by Neil Taylor, clearance made by Craig Morgan.
Effort from the edge of the area by Fabio Borini goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Eddie Johnson takes a shot. Save made by Dorus De Vries.
Scott Sinclair has an effort at goal from a long way out that goes wide left.
Effort from outside the penalty box by Darren Pratley goes wide right of the goal.
A cross is delivered by Alan Tate, Billy Jones makes a clearance.
Dorus De Vries is given a yellow card. Iain Hume scores a penalty. Preston 1-0 Swansea.Dorus De Vries concedes a Penalty for a foul on Billy Jones.
Mark Gower crosses the ball, clearance by Bongani Khumalo.
Khumalo set for Preston bow
Preston boss Phil Brown could hand a debut to new signing Bongani Khumalo when Swansea visit Deepdale.
North End signed the South Africa international for the rest of the season shortly before the emergency loan window closed.
He joined Tottenham in January for #1.5million from Supersport United following a successful spell on trial but has yet to play for Harry Redknapp's side.
His arrival boosts Brown`s relegation battlers, but the Lilywhites boss will check on the fitness of Sean St Ledger.
The centre-back has undergone treatment on the knee ligament injury he suffered during training with the Republic of Ireland.
Preston are aiming to record their third successive win after victories over Scunthorpe and Coventry in their previous two outings.
Swansea boss Brendan Rodgers could give Tamas Priskin a debut after the striker joined on loan from Ipswich until the end of the season.
However, Rodgers will find it difficult to make any changes to the XI who put in a superb display to see off Nottingham Forest 3-2 prior to the international break.
Skipper Garry Monk, now back to full fitness after his knee ligament injury, made his return as a 77th-minute substitute against Forest.
On-loan Chelsea forward Fabio Borini and winger Scott Sinclairhave returned from Under-21s duty with their respective nations, while a host of City`s senior internationals are also back in south Wales in one piece.
Swans go into the clash looking to leapfrog Norwich - who host Scunthorpe - into second place.
Hume brilliance hands North End hope
Rejuvenated Preston lifted themselves off the foot of the npower Championship thanks to Iain Hume's superb solo strike which clinched a 2-1 triumph over promotion-chasing Swansea.
Phil Brown's battlers ground out a third straight win to give their survival hopes a massive shot in the arm, but it took a moment of brilliance from former Barnsley man Hume to do it.
He had given North End a third-minute lead from the penalty spot, but the hosts looked set to have to settle for a point after Ashley Williams had headed Swans' leveller midway through the first half.
A combination of poor finishing and bad luck - they hit the crossbar twice - appeared set to deny Brown's side victory, but with time running out Hume set off on a mazy run and waltzed past three players before slotting the ball under goalkeeper Dorus De Vries.
After back-to-back victories against Scunthorpe and Coventry, it took Preston just three minutes to make the perfect start. Neat play set Billy Jones charging into the box and when he shifted the ball around De Vries he was bundled to the ground by the goalkeeper.
The shot-stopper escaped with a yellow card but referee David Foster had little hesitation in pointing to the spot, and Hume stepped up to make no mistake with the penalty.
The home fans were almost in dreamland 10 minutes later when Keith Treacy's left-footed drive hit the crossbar, while Eddie Johnson forced a superb reaction stop from De Vries.
It was all North End at that stage, but with 24 minutes gone Brown was left cursing those missed chances.
Mark Gower's lofted ball to the back post caused chaos in the Preston box and when Scott Sinclair nodded the ball back across the area and Fabio Borini had a snapshot come back off Iain Turner, the ball popped up for Williams to head the equaliser past the stranded goalkeeper.
Swansea, who travelled without Stephen Dobbie after he failed a fitness test on a back spasm and were also without Angel Rangel through illness, should have completed the turnaround before the interval when Gower's corner was headed wide by Garry Monk.
Then at the other end Darren Carter smacked an angled left-footed drive from 20 yards against the crossbar as Preston hit the woodwork for the second time.
Just a minute after the restart Swansea were at it too, Gower's curling free-kick striking the frame of the goal.
Alan Tate should have done better eight minutes later when he headed wide with the goal at his mercy, before Barry Nicholson's snapshot was blocked on the line by De Vries.
Sinclair then took centre stage, jinking has way down the flank before cutting inside to race at goal, but the end product was lacking.
And with seven minutes left Hume gave Preston the win they just about deserved with a moment of individual brilliance.
The former Barnsley man set off towards goal, wrong-footing one defender, skipping past another and then side-stepping a third before slotting the ball under De Vries to snatch the win.
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