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Sky Bet League 1

Deepdale 17th November 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: N Miller

Preston Preston North End vs Brentford Brentford

Preston 1

S Laird (62)

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Brentford 1

A German (89)

Bees grab late draw at Preston

Last Updated: 17/11/12 7:05pm

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German: Scored late equaliser

German: Scored late equaliser

Antonio German's late header rescued a point for Brentford in a 1-1 draw at Preston North End.

Scott Laird's effort just after the hour mark had looked set to hand North End all the points and send them above the Bees in the table but substitute German struck a minute from time as both sides remain unbeaten in six games.

Preston dominated the early exchanges and almost took the lead when Nicky Wroe's shot was turned away by Simon Moore, while Stuart Beavon was also denied by the goalkeeper with a close-range header after Lee Holmes' shot was blocked.

The remainder of the first half offered precious little in terms of goalscoring opportunities, but the home side did get the goal they deserved after 62 minutes as Laird acrobatically volleyed in after Chris Robertson's knockdown.

Wroe was denied twice more by Moore while Jeffrey Monakana also went close before German headed in Harlee Dean's cross from the left for the dramatic equaliser.

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Table

Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 38 83
2 Preston North End 37 73
3 Swindon Town 37 70
4 Milton Keynes Dons 38 69
5 Sheffield United 38 61
6 Peterborough United 38 56
7 Barnsley 38 55
8 Rochdale 37 53
9 Doncaster Rovers 38 53
10 Fleetwood Town 38 52
11 Oldham Athletic 38 52
12 Chesterfield 37 51
13 Bradford City 36 51
14 Gillingham 38 48
15 Port Vale 38 48
16 Walsall 37 46
17 Coventry City 38 43
18 Scunthorpe United 37 43
19 Crawley Town 38 43
20 Notts County 37 42
21 Crewe Alexandra 38 42
22 Leyton Orient 37 39
23 Colchester United 38 38
24 Yeovil Town 38 33