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How do I fix the last section of this regex?  The first two work (Pro Audio & Audio Recording), the last section (Drum Machines/Samplers)  does not.


<span class="head2"><strong><a href="category/pro-audio/1"><span class="head2">Pro Audio</span></a> </strong></span><strong> <span class="head3">&gt;</span> <a href="category/pro-audio/audio-recording/1">Audio Recording</a>
												&gt; <a href="products/pro-audio/audio-recording/drum-machines-samplers/1">Drum Machines/Samplers</a> </span>

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This part works...   Need to add this part:
&gt; <a href="products/pro-audio/audio-recording/drum-machines-samplers/1">Drum Machines/Samplers</a> </span>

preg_match('%<span class="head2"><strong><a href="category/.*?/1"><span class="head2">(.*?)</span></a>\s*</strong></span><strong>\s<span class="head3">&gt;</span>\s<a href="category/.*?/.*?/1">(.*?)</a>(?:\s+\&gt;\s<a href="products/.*?/.*?/.*?/1">(.*?)</a> </span>\s+\&gt;\s(.*?)\s+</span>\s+</strong>\s+</td>)?
                                          %si',$buffer4,$matches4);

$a=$matches4[1];
$b=$matches4[2];
$c=$matches4[3];

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$buffer4='<span class="head2"><strong><a href="category/pro-audio/1"><span class="head2">Pro Audio</span></a> </strong></span><strong> <span class="head3">&gt;</span> <a href="category/pro-audio/audio-recording/1">Audio Recording</a>
                                                                                                                                                                                                  &gt; <a href="products/pro-audio/audio-recording/drum-machines-samplers/1">Drum Machines/Samplers</a> </span>
                                  ';
preg_match('%<span class="head2"><strong><a href="category/.*?/1"><span class="head2">(.*?)</span></a>\s*</strong></span><strong>\s<span class="head3">&gt;</span>\s<a href="category/.*?/.*?/1">(.*?)</a>\s+\&gt;\s<a href="products/.*?/.*?/.*?/1">(.*?)</a>%si',$buffer4,$matches4);
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