League Two
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Northampton Town 2-2 AFC Wimbledon

Sammy Moore

Sammy Moore scored a stoppage-time equaliser as 10-man AFC Wimbledon denied struggling Northampton a win.

The away side took a first-half lead when Tom Richards crossed for George Francomb to finish well.

After Jack Midson handled inside the box and was sent off, the Cobblers equalised through a Darren Carter penalty and the midfielder then curled a shot into the bottom corner.

But deep in injury-time, Moore got on to Alan Bennett's cross to earn a draw.

The result means Northampton are two points from safety in League Two, with both Portsmouth and Wycombe on 42 points.

Northampton Town manager Chris Wilder tells BBC Radio Northampton:

"When people score that late against you, it feels like a defeat.

"We should've been a lot better in possession, but we've had chances to score and we haven't taken them.

"If you can't put teams to bed then you run the risk of this type of thing happening.

"We're working extremely hard to bring in another forward before Thursday's loan deadline, because we need to give Emile Sinclair and Alan Connell a bit more support."

Line-ups

Northampton

  • 1Duke
  • 2McSweeney
  • 29RobertsonSubstituted forHorwoodat 58'minutes
  • 34Ravenhill
  • 23Diamond
  • 27Kouo-Doumbe
  • 11HackettBooked at 51mins
  • 4Carter
  • 7Sinclair
  • 18ConnellSubstituted forLópez Santamariaat 57'minutes
  • 35DickensonSubstituted forMorrisat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Morris
  • 10López Santamaria
  • 12Tozer
  • 13Snedker
  • 17Deegan
  • 24Toney
  • 25Horwood

Wimbledon

  • 1Worner
  • 2Fuller
  • 36Richards
  • 8Moore
  • 5FramptonSubstituted forAntwiat 75'minutes
  • 6Bennett
  • 7FrancombSubstituted forArthurat 81'minutes
  • 27MorrisBooked at 90mins
  • 26WykeSubstituted forMooreat 75'minutes
  • 10MidsonBooked at 28mins
  • 35CollinsBooked at 89mins

Substitutes

  • 4Sweeney
  • 11Moore
  • 12Pell
  • 14Antwi
  • 19Arthur
  • 22Brown
  • 29Nicholson
Referee:
Michael Bull
Attendance:
3,812

Match Stats

Home TeamNorthamptonAway TeamWimbledon
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home11
Away6
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home13
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Northampton Town 2, AFC Wimbledon 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Northampton Town 2, AFC Wimbledon 2.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Barry Fuller.

  4. Post update

    Emile Sinclair (Northampton Town) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

  5. Post update

    Hand ball by Darren Carter (Northampton Town).

  6. Goal!

    Goal! Northampton Town 2, AFC Wimbledon 2. Sammy Moore (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the top right corner. Assisted by Alan Bennett.

  7. Post update

    Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Chris Hackett.

  8. Booking

    Aaron Morris (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card.

  9. Post update

    Chris Hackett (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Will Antwi (AFC Wimbledon).

  11. Booking

    Michael Collins (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card.

  12. Post update

    Ian Morris (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Michael Collins (AFC Wimbledon).

  14. Post update

    Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Aaron Morris.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Luke Moore (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Barry Fuller.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ian Morris (Northampton Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Chris Arthur replaces George Francomb.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Richard Ravenhill (Northampton Town).

  20. Post update

    Aaron Morris (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rochdale392271064392573
2Scunthorpe391817461372471
3Chesterfield401913862362670
4Fleetwood391971357461164
5Burton39171394237564
6Oxford Utd391514104940959
7York391513114638858
8Southend3914141147361156
9Plymouth391510144444055
10Dag & Red391215124747051
11Hartlepool391310164645149
12Newport381213134649-349
13Wimbledon391212154247-548
14Cheltenham391115134553-848
15Morecambe391212154557-1248
16Exeter391211164750-347
17Mansfield391114144152-1147
18Accrington391113154649-346
19Bury38917124243-144
20Bristol Rovers381013153543-843
21Wycombe391012173948-942
22Portsmouth39915153855-1742
23Northampton39913173351-1840
24Torquay3999213557-2236
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