By Richard Tanner For The Mailonline
Published: 21:43 GMT, 2 December 2019 | Updated: 22:30 GMT, 2 December 2019
Charlie Austin's last-minute penalty sent West Brom back to the top of the Championship.
Despite enormous appeals from the home side, referee Oliver Langford pointed to the spot after keeper Declan Rudd was ruled to have brought down West Brom’s Kyle Edwards in the box.
Austin, who had just come on as a substitute, sent Rudd the wrong way to end a night of frustration for Slaven Bilic’s side.
Charlie Austin scored a late penalty as West Brom regained top spot in the Championship
Sub Austin kept his cool to score from the spot after Kyle Edwards had gone down in the box
Keeper Declan Rudd was ruled to have brought down West Brom’s Kyle Edwards in the box
Preston North End: Rudd, Browne, Huntington, Storey, Rafferty, Pearson, Johnson, Barkhuizen (Nugent 90), Potts (Harrop 88), Maguire (Bodin 90), Stockley.
Subs Not Used: Bayliss, Ledson, Ripley, Armer.
West Brom: Johnstone, Ferguson, Bartley, Ajayi, Gibbs, Sawyers, Livermore, Phillips (Edwards 61), Matheus Pereira, Diangana (Austin 75), Robson-Kanu (Krovinovic 85).
Subs Not Used: Barry, Bond, Hegazi, Furlong.
Goals: Austin 90 pen.
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