50 - Pinto heads the set-piece over for a corner.
50 - Cleared. Murphy threatens a break but Preston win it and come forward.
50 - Robinson shoots from distance. Comfortably for Ruddy.
51 - At the other end, Pritchard sees a shot blocked. Falls the way of Jerome. Shoots. Deflected wide for a corner.
52 - Big chance for two. Maxwell comes but doesn't quite get there. Jerome nods back across and Martin hooks over.
52 - Superb from Murphy. Outpaces Boyle with ease, moves onto his right and shoots. Deflected away for a corner.
53 - In towards Naismith. Doesn't make a clean connection. Preston counter and Martin makes a vital interception to prevent a goal-scoring chance. Away for a Preston corner now.
54 - Flicked away for another, this time from the right.
54 - Martin punts away with authority. Through to the goalkeeper. He kicks long. Through to Ruddy.
56 - Preston with a free-kick 25 yards or so from goal now, to the left of the box.
57 - Gallagher takes. Some way wide.
59 - Bit of a lull in the game as we near the hour-mark. City leading 2-0.
59 - Bennett heads away a McGeady cross. City progress down the left and win a throw.
60 - Barkhuizen fires over from inside the City box.
61 - Naismith's cross from the right blocked. Behind for a corner.
61 - Foul given for a push. Preston free-kick.
62 - Horgan on for Vermijl for Preston. Attacking switch.
63 - Martin only able to half-clear. Gallagher shoots off-target, again.
64 - Dijks stands McGeady. One one winner there. No prizes for guessing who. Jerome offside from the Dutchman's pass though.
65 - Howson does superbly to move out of a tight area. Pritchard releases Murphy but his cross isn't a good one. Maxwell down to gather.
67 - Cheap free-kick goes Preston's way on the left. Looked harsh as Naismith got a foot in.
67 - Goal for Preston. 1-2.
67 - Gallagher flights in. Spurr flicks home unchallenged.
69 - Midway through the second half and Preston inches of levelling just now.
69 - Ball sent in from the right. City somehow, somehow get it behind for a corner. Hosts on the front foot now.
69 - Huntington climbs. Heads just past the foot of the post.
71 - City back on the ball. Looking to resume control but unable to do so as a free-kick is given against them deep in the Preston half.
72 - Superb tackle from Martin. Ball deflects behind for a corner to Preston however. Ruddy catches.
73 - City unable to build down the left. Preston throw.
74 - Murphy fouled as he moves down the left, though. City free-kick in a dangerous position for a cross.
74 - Pritchard to send in.
74 - Over-hit. Behind for a goal-kick.
75 - McGeady gets a yard on the right. Shoots. Into the side-netting.
76 - Howson plays first time towards the corner. Jerome chases. Goalkeeper Maxwell puts into touch for a throw.
78 - Pritchard fouled just short of halfway. He's played well today.