Date: 27th January 2009 at 7:23pm
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Team Line-ups
Swansea City
Dorus de Vries; Angel Rangel, Garry Monk ©, Ashley Williams, Alan Tate; Leon Britton, Darren Pratley, Jordi Gomez, Nathan Dyer, Mark Gower; Jason Scotland

Subtitutes: Andrea Orlandi, Owain Tudur Jones, Gorka Pintado, Guillem Bauza, Albert Serran
Preston North End
Andy Lonergan, Callum Davidson, Richard Chaplow, Youl Mawene, Barry Nicholson, Sean St. Ledger, Paul McKenna ©, Billy Jones, Ross Wallace, Jon Parkin, Stephen Elliott

Subtitutes: Karl Hawley, Chris Brown, Simon Whaley, Eddie Nolan, Chris Neal
Match Comments:
2′ Swansea start the game in a big style as Jordi Gomez slots home from the edge of the box

7′ TWO forced substitutions already – Callum Davidson picks up an injury and is replaced by Nolan, Swans’ Darren Prately goes off with a shoulder injury and is replaced by Guillem Bauza

29′ Swans make it 2-0 after Dorus de Vries feeds Gower with a long throw and the winger crosses precisely for Scotland who sends the ball past Lonegan in the Preston goal

61′ Tactical substitution by Martinez – Scotland off, Pintado on

65′ Preston sub – Chaplow off, Whaley on

67′ Britton – Rangel – Dyer – Bussy = 3 nil Swans

74′ Preston sub – Elliott off, Brown on

80′ Swansea sub – Britton off, Owain Tudur-Jones on

87′ Swansea scored their fourth to make it 4-0 and ALAN TATE is responsible for that!

90′ Preston score their consolation goal by Brown

Team News

Joe Allen is out with a knock from Portsmouth game and Tom Butler has not yet recovered from his groin injury. Dorus de Vries makes his return in the goal while Mark Gower starts on the left wing.

Swansea City 4-1 Preston North End
2′ Gomez (1-0)
29′ Scotland (2-0)
69′ Bauza (3-0)
87′ Tate (4-0)
90′ Brown (4-1)

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