Preston North End Matchtracker

90th: Brett Ormerod heads straight to Portland keeper Steve Reese.  And there's the final whistle.  Final score: Timbers 2, Preston North End 1

90th: GOAL! Taylor gets the Preston 'keeper to commit early, diving to his left.  Taylor rolls in a shot the other way to give Portland a late lead.  Timbers 2, Preston 1

90th: Matty Hill brought down David Hague in the box.  Matt Taylor with the penalty for Portland in stoppage time

86th: Substitution (PNE) Matty Hill for Jason Jarrett

85th: Matt Taylor steals an errant Preston backpass and chips into the net, but the referee rules Taylor was offsides.

82nd: Corner for Portland, as David Hague's shot is deflected well wide.  Luke Kreamalmeyer's service sails just over Portland's Jaime Ambriz.  Seven minutes to go...we'll go to penalty kicks if the match remains tied at the end of regulation

Substitution (POR): The Timbers make their final substution, as Luc Harrington is replaced by Jaime Ambriz

77th: Simon Whaley fires wide for Preston from the edge of the area

Substitution (POR): Steve Reese comes on as the new Timbers' goalkeeper, replacing Bayard Elfvin

Substitution (PNE): Graham Alexander replaces Pat Agyemang

Substitution (POR): Troy Ready replaces Tom Taylor

73rd: Preston's Jason Jarrett chips far post for Brett Ormerod, but his volley is stopped by a lunging Bayard Elfvin.  PNE's Pat Agyemang tries a bicycle kick on the rebound, but his shot sails wide.

70th: Simon Whaley's crosses from the right to the far post, but a Preston player is whistled for a push trying to win the header.

68th: Portland's Tom Taylor goes down in the box chasing a 50-50 ball, cleared out by Preston.

65th: Freekick for Portland from 30 yards.  Lonergan smothers Kreamalmeyers shot on one hop.

64th:  Substitution (PNE) - Simon Whaley on for Joe Anyisah

58th: Substitution (POR) - Luke Kreamalmeyer replaces Lawrence Olum

55th: Substitution (POR) Kevin Meissner replaces Scot Thompson

54th: Taylor's through ball finds Lawrence Olum cutting left through the area, but Olum's chip sails high.

52nd: Taylor outsprints his marker, but his touch to beat the Preston goalkeeper is too strong and his shot from a sharp angle is deflected wide.

50th: Yellow card to Preston's #10, Brett Ormerod

47th minute: GOAL! Portland's Matt Taylor collects a lob from Lawrence Olum, beats an onrushing Andy Lonergan and slots into an empty net.  Timbers 1, Preston 1

Second half underway.  Two substitutions for the Timbers at the break: David Hague and Garrett Marcum on, replacing Andrew Gregor and Cameron Knowles

HALFTIME: Preston 1, Timbers 0

37th: Second corner kick of the night for Preston.  Adam Nowland to take it from the left.  Bayard Elfvin leaps to collect the ball at the far post.

34th: After a slow build-up, Andrew Gregor's bending ball to the edge of the six is collected by Matt Taylor, but Taylor's one-time effort squirts wide in front of onrushing Andy Lonergan.

30th: Preston goalkeeper Andy Lonergan catches Matt Taylor's long shot

27th:  Best chance of the night so far for Portland.  Timbers free kick from 30 yards, just left of center.  Andrew Gregor's shot slams off the crossbar in the left upper-V.  The rebound ricochets straight to the Timbers' Tom Taylor, but his volley from 10 yards came off the right side of the crossbar and Preston cleared.

23rd: Pat Agyemang fires wide from Preston from 40 yards out.

22nd:  Portland's first corner is headed twice by Portland before Preston clears away.

18th: Portland's first opportunity comes when Matt Taylor breaks down the left.  His cross is headed just wide of the post by the Timbers' Lawrence Olum.

17th:  Free kick for Preston from 25 yards out, just inside the right edge of the 18-yard box.  Lewis Neal's through ball is gathered by Bayard Elfvin.

15th: Physical game in the early going, with the Timbers committing five fouls and Preston four.  Portland's Neil Dombrowski has also picked up a yellow card.

11th: Preston earns the first corner of the match.  After two failed clearances by the Timbers, Preston's Adam Nowland chips to Brett Ormerod, whose header from inside the six-yard box beat Timbers 'keeper Bayard Elfvin. Preston 1, Timbers 0

5th: Preston's Jason Jarrett with the first chance of the match as he found himself in space at the edge of the 18-yard box, but his centering pass was cleared by the Timber defense.

Underway from PGE Park; Preston in red uniforms with white trim, Timbers in their  yellow alternate jerseys

Starting lineups:
POR: GK Elfvin, D Higgins, D Morrison, D Knowles, D S. Thompson, M Dombrowski, M Taylor, M Gregor, M Olum, F Taylor, F Harrington; Subs: Reese, Ready, Kreamalmeyer, Meissner, Marcum, Hague, Ambriz.

PNE: GK Lonergan, D Jones, D Pugh, D St. Ledger, D Chilvers, M Jarrett, M Anyinsah, M Nowland, M Neal, F Agyemang, F Ormerod; Subs: Henderson, Alexander, Whaley, Collins, Hill.