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Preston North End vs Queens Park Rangers at Deepdale


  • 1 Preston North End

    • 88'‘ Jordan Hugill
  • 0 Queens Park Rangers


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Key Moments

  • Preston score two minutes from time through Joran Hugill
  • QPR reduced to 10 men after Mackie sees red in the 22nd minute
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  • 22 GK Maxwell
  • 14 D Fisher
  • 20 D Davies
  • 4 M Pearson
  • 5 D Clarke
  • 23 D Huntington
  • 29 M Tom Barkhuizen
  • 12 M Gallagher
  • 9 FWD Hugill
  • 8 M Browne
  • 37 FWD Robinson
  • 1 GK Smithies
  • 22 M Wszolek
  • 3 D Bidwell
  • 21 M Luongo
  • 20 D Baptiste
  • 18 D Robinson
  • 33 Chair
  • 11 M Scowen
  • 9 FWD Washington
  • 36 FWD Wheeler
  • 12 FWD Mackie


  • 19 M Welsh
  • 1 GK Rudd
  • 18 M Pringle
  • 6 D Boyle
  • 25 O'Connor
  • 10 M Harrop
  • 7 M Horgan
  • 17 FWD Matt Smith
  • 37 Smyth
  • 26 GK Lumley
  • 14 M Manning
  • 19 M Goss
  • 8 M Cousins
  • 40 FWD Sylla

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Preston 1, QPR 0

QPR's 10 men save late heartbreak as a Preston winner two minutes from time hands the hosts all three points. QPR were reduced to 10 men after 22 minutes when Jamie Mackie was sent off before Jordan Hugill struck in the 88th minute to hand the Lillywhites all three points. 



Baptiste booked for dissent. 


QPR substitution

Late change for QPR as Ilias Chair is replaced by Idrissa Sylla.



Jack Robinson forces a save with a stinging shot. 


Added time

Four minutes of added time.



Jake Bidwell booked for a foul.



Preston take the lead as a through ball from Gallagher is not cleared by QPR and Jordan Hugill stabs past Smithies from 10-yards.



Luongo booked for a foul.


Preston curl wide

Paul Gallagher finds himself with the ball 20-yards from goal but he curls right footed wide of the post. 


Bidwell shoots over

Free-kick to QPR following that foul and Jake Bidwell curls it well over the PNE bar.



Kevin O'Connor booked for fouling Smith.


Chair free-kick ghosts wide

Ilias Chair looks to deliver into the Preston box from deep, it evades the QPR attack and just bounces inches wide of the far post. 


QPR substution

Ian Holloway makes his first change as Matt Smith comes on for David Wheeler. 


Smithies spills

Gallagher takes aim from 30-yards, Smithies spills, but he gathers at the second attempt. 


Baptiste continues

After some treatment Baptiste is back on the pitch for now. 


Break in play

Alex Baptiste down getting treatment. He's been struggling for a while. 


Corner for QPR

Chair takes aim for the R's and it's a corner as it deflects wide.


Rangers chance

QPR with a real opportunity as Wszolek whips it into the area but it just avoids Wheeler and the keeper gathers. 


Smithies with a save

QPR keeper Smithies on hand with a strong one handed stop as he pushes Tom Barkhuizen's volley over the bar. 


Second half underway

We're off and back underway at Deepdale. Come on QPR!


Preston dobule substitution

Home side make a double change at the break. Josh Harrop and Kevin O'Connor replacing Alan Browne and Tom Clarke.


Preston 0, QPR 0

The whistle goes for the half-time break and it's 0-0. Rangers were reduced to 10 men after 22 minutes when Jamie Mackie saw red for a tackle on Tom Clarke. 


Added time

There will be two minutes of added time here at Deepdale at the end of the first half. 


Home side go close

Preston North End with a chance to open the scoring as Smithies fails to punch clear and the ball drops to Ben Pearson on the edge of the R's box but he shoots wide of the target. 


PNE head wide

Chance for the hosts as Tom Clarke heads wide of Smithies post.


Red Card

Jamie Mackie is sent off for QPR after adjudging to have fouled Tome Clarke. Looked harsh from the replay. 


Stop in play

Jordan Hugill receives treatment for the home side. 


Hits the wall

It's actually Bidwell who takes it with the left foot but he hits the Preston wall and it's cleared.



Another QPR set piece this time 20-yards from goal. Scowen to take...


PNE go close

The hosts with an early chance as the ball is swung into the area from the left wing and Browne heads over.


Scowen shoots over

Midfielder Josh Scowen stands over the ball and he fires it inches over the Preston bar. 


Free-kick to QPR

Josh Scowen is bundled over 25-yards from goal and QPR have a free-kick to the left of goal. 


Here we go

Ilias Chair gets us underway! Come on you R's!

Here come the two teams

QPR are lead out by Massimo Luongo here at Deepdale. Kick-off coming up!

Sub Smyth

There's also a first place on the bench for young forward Paul Smyth.

Chair set for league debut

Ilias Chair warms-up ahead of his first start for QPR in the Championship. 

Baptiste returns to Preston

Former PNE defender Alex Baptiste is back at Deepdale this afternoon with QPR.

Breaking PNE team news

Breaking QPR team news

QPR boss Ian Holloway has made three changes against Preston North End this afternoon.

In comes Ilias Chair for his full league debut whilst Pawel Wszolek and David Wheeler are also handed starts. They replace Luke Freeman, Jordan Cousins and Idrissa Sylla.

Opposing View: Neil on QPR

Ollie on PNE


We're Deepdale bound today as QPR go in search of that first elusive away win of the season.

Following Monday's dramatic Brentford comeback can the R's do it?

Stick with us throughout the day for behind the scenes coverage and updates live from Preston.

Other games that day

  • Sheffield Wednesday2
    Hull City2
  • Bolton Wanderers3
  • Sunderland1
  • Millwall3
    Sheffield United1
  • Derby County1
    Burton Albion0
  • Brentford3
  • Ipswich Town4
    Nottingham Forest2
  • Bristol City2

Sky Bet Championship

P GD Pts
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 19 +23 44
2 Cardiff City 20 +16 43
3 Sheffield United 20 +9 37
4 Aston Villa 20 +11 36
5 Derby County 20 +9 35
6 Bristol City 19 +10 34
7 Ipswich Town 20 +5 32
8 Leeds United 20 +5 30
9 Middlesbrough 19 +6 29
10 Preston North End 20 +2 29
11 Brentford 20 +4 27
12 Sheffield Wednesday 20 +2 27
13 Nottingham Forest 20 -5 27
14 Reading 20 +2 26
15 Fulham 20 -1 26
16 Norwich City 20 -8 24
17 Millwall 20 +1 22
19 Barnsley 20 -7 20
20 Hull City 20 -3 19
21 Bolton Wanderers 20 -18 16
22 Birmingham City 19 -18 16
23 Sunderland 20 -12 14
24 Burton Albion 20 -26 14
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