North End's mini revival continued after the international break. It was an unchanged side although new signings and returning players were accommodated on the bench.
Preston have enjoyed relative success at Ashton Gate in recent times and may be a touch disappointed that they could not take all three points. Maguire came closest in the first half when he hit the bar and also had another effort wide.
The club now face a trip to Sheffield United in midweek before a tough home game against West Brom next weekend. Preston will be hoping to build on their recent turn in fortunes to try and push themselves up the league table before the table starts taking real shape a around 10 games into the season.