Rochdale 3-0 Preston- Match Report

Rochdale 3-0 Preston: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.Dale shock North EndRochdale ended Preston's winning run with an emphatic 3-0 win at Spotland.The Lilywhites were a whisker away from the opening goal when Joe Garner headed against Paul Gallagher's free-kick against the crossbar.The home side made the most of that escape and edged ahead in the 28th minute when Michael Rose's free-kick from just inside the Preston half was swung towards the back post and defender Jack O'Connell dived full stretch to guide a header past Jamie Jones.And Rochdale doubled their advantage just four minutes later

Rhys Bennett advanced towards the edge of Preston's area before miscuing a shot straight into the path of Ian Henderson who side-footed home.Joe Garner saw a fierce drive beaten away by Dale stopper Conrad Logan after the interval and blazed a good opportunity over the top.Matt Done made the result safe for Rochdale when he seized on a defensive mix-up in the visitors' backline, nicking the ball off Jones and slotting into an empty net.Preston were denied a late consolation when Garner earned a spot kick after being felled by Ashley Eastham only for the striker to see his spot kick brilliantly saved by Logan

Source : PA

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