As it happened: Preston North End 1-1 Bournemouth

Preston North End welcome former Premier League side Bournemouth to Deepdale as the visitors look to made an immediate return to the top flight.

PNE's Deepdale home.
PNE's Deepdale home.

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LIVE: PNE vs Bournemouth

Last updated: Saturday, 06 March, 2021, 16:33

  • Full Time: PNE 1-1 Bournemouth
  • PNE starting XI: Iversen, van den Berg, Storey, Huntington, Cunningham, Whiteman, Browne, Barkhuizen, Johnson, Sinclair, Evans.
  • North End will be looking to correct the late loss to Millwall and carry on from their win against the Cherries earlier on in the season.
  • Bournemouth need a win to make sure they stay in the play-off places.

He’s at it already...

PNE break down the right side after a nice flick from Ched Evans, Pearson tracks across and fouls Barkhuizen who turns inside.

Lloyd Kelly finds some space inside the PNE box, Danjuma plays it to his feet and the left back’s effort is just saved by Iversen at full stretch.

There’s a pause in play as Adam Smith receives treatment for a head injury after a collision with Daniel Johnson.

Cook’s shot blocked

Lewis Cook has a go from the edge of the box but it hits a PNE leg and it’s comfortable in the end for Iversen.

Iversen palms to safety

Lerma checks inside Alan Browne and lets fly on his left foot but the big Dane is equal to it.

The winger steals across at the near post but Iversen prevents it finding the net.

Johnson is booked for pulling Lewis Cook back in midfield.

Goal Bournemouth. 0-1.

Danjuma gets forward to support Solanke and sweeps the ball past Iversen.

North End causing problems

For the first time in the half, PNE have made Bournemouth a bit uncomfortable.

Barkhuizen gets forward down the right, his cross in behind the defence is just in front of Evans and Browne at the far post can’t make enough of a connection on it to beat the ‘keeper.

Two more minutes to go

There will be two more minutes added on to the end of the first half.

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