November 3, 2012
Preston cruise into second round
Preston duo Joel Byrom and David Amoo netted within three first-half minutes of each other as North End comfortably advanced to the FA Cup second round with a 3-0 win over ten-man Yeovil.
Byrom set Graham Westley's troops on their way seven minutes before the break while Amoo pounced moments later to double Preston's advantage at Deepdale.
Ed Upson's sending off for a late challenge on Byrom and Preston defender Chris Robertson's header made progression certain in the second half.
Yeovil started brightly and Paddy Madden sent a shot from distance over the bar before stinging Steve Simonsen's hands in the Preston goal.
It was the hosts, however, who struck first through Byrom, with the midfielder calmly firing past Glovers' goalkeeper Marek Stech.
And moments later it was two as neat Preston interplay carved the Yeovil defence apart and allowed Amoo to race clear and round Stech.
Two goal-line blocks kept it 2-0 at half-time before Upson's dismissal on the hour paved the way for a powerful Robertson header in the 70th minute to seal the deal.
|Preston North End||Yeovil Town|
|23 Steve Simonsen||1 Marek Stech|
|6 Shane Cansdell-Sherriff||3 Jamie McAllister|
|2 Keith Keane||4 Richard Hinds|
|4 Paul Huntington||18 Daniel Burn|
|5 Chris Robertson||6 Dominic Blizzard|
|8 Nicky Wroe||10 Gavin Williams|
|3 Scott Laird||14 Sam Foley|
|13 Joel Byrom||8 Edward Upson|
|17 Jeffrey Monakana||7 Keanu Marsh-Brown|
|29 Stuart Beavon||9 James Hayter|
|22 Jack King||17 Patrick Madden|
|1 Thorsten Stuckmann||Gareth Stewart 12|
|18 Andrew Procter||Luke Ayling 2|
|20 Chris Beardsley||Curtis Haynes-Brown 20|
|11 Lee Holmes||Mitch Brundle 24|
|12 Akpo Sodje||Will Agbo 23|
|7 David Amoo||Reuben Reid 11|
|9 Graham Cummins|
|David Amoo for Shane Cansdell-Sherriff (10)||Reuben Reid for Keanu Marsh-Brown (61)|
|Lee Holmes for Jeffrey Monakana (71)||Curtis Haynes-Brown for Richard Hinds (88)|
|Andrew Procter for Joel Byrom (71)|
|Keith Keane (28)||Richard Hinds (45)|
|Jeffrey Monakana (36)||Keanu Marsh-Brown (45)|
|Paul Huntington (52)|
|Edward Upson (63)|
|· Rosters: Preston North End | Yeovil Town|