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York City 1-2 Northampton Town

James Collins
League Two leaders Northampton are 12 points clear of second-placed Plymouth

Northampton's record-breaking run extended to 10 straight league wins following victory over York.

James Collins gave the Cobblers the lead when he headed in Brendan Moloney's right-wing cross.

It was 2-0 soon after the break when Collins' low cross from the right was converted from a yard out by Marquis.

Substitute Russell Penn crashed home a 25-yard dipping volley in the 93rd minute, but there was not enough time for York to find an equaliser.

York City manager Jackie McNamara told BBC Radio York:

"Disappointing. I think the two goals we lost were soft.

"The first one comes from a throw in and there was no communication. But the second goal was too soft as well.

"We've done some things later on that caused them a few problems and we had a few chances to score which gave us a little bit of hope, but unfortunately we were too late."

Line-ups

York

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Flinders
  • 27Hendrie
  • 16Winfield
  • 6Satka
  • 15Cameron
  • 7Coulson
  • 8Summerfield
  • 23DixonSubstituted forPennat 60'minutes
  • 11CarsonSubstituted forMcEvoyat 59'minutes
  • 19HydeSubstituted forOliverat 59'minutes
  • 32Fewster

Substitutes

  • 9Oliver
  • 10Penn
  • 12Riordan
  • 14Swan
  • 22Thompson
  • 24Ingham
  • 33McEvoy

Northampton

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Smith
  • 2Moloney
  • 5Diamond
  • 18McDonald
  • 16Buchanan
  • 10AdamsSubstituted forHolmesat 78'minutes
  • 23Rose
  • 4Taylor
  • 7D'AthSubstituted forByromat 88'minutes
  • 19Collins
  • 27MarquisSubstituted forHoskinsat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Cresswell
  • 8Byrom
  • 11Holmes
  • 14Hoskins
  • 20Martin
  • 22Prosser
  • 26Clarke
Referee:
Seb Stockbridge
Attendance:
2,887

Match Stats

Home TeamYorkAway TeamNorthampton
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home5
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away9
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, York City 1, Northampton Town 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, York City 1, Northampton Town 2.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! York City 1, Northampton Town 2. Russell Penn (York City) left footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

  4. Post update

    Foul by James Collins (Northampton Town).

  5. Post update

    Luke Hendrie (York City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Northampton Town. Joel Byrom replaces Lawson D'Ath.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Dave Winfield.

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. James Collins (Northampton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  9. Post update

    Sam Hoskins (Northampton Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Cameron (York City).

  11. Post update

    Jason Taylor (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Vadaine Oliver (York City).

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Northampton Town. Ricky Holmes replaces Nicky Adams.

  14. Post update

    Lawson D'Ath (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Cameron (York City).

  16. Post update

    Corner, York City. Conceded by Brendon Moloney.

  17. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Bradley Fewster (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  18. Post update

    Russell Penn (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by James Collins (Northampton Town).

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Michael Coulson (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton32234559322773
2Plymouth32187747272061
3Oxford Utd321610653312258
4Accrington30167753361755
5Wimbledon31149849371251
6Mansfield33149104639751
7Bristol Rovers31155114233950
8Portsmouth311213649282149
9Wycombe31147103630649
10Leyton Orient32131094745249
11Cambridge32138114744347
12Carlisle30121084743446
13Luton32118134546-141
14Exeter32118134148-741
15Barnet31116144046-639
16Notts County31116144654-839
17Crawley32115163753-1638
18Morecambe32106165359-636
19Stevenage33810154255-1334
20Newport30710133444-1031
21Hartlepool2983182949-2027
22Yeovil32511163247-1526
23York3268183558-2326
24Dag & Red3148193257-2520
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