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Northampton Town 1-1 Cambridge United

Northampton Town v Cambridge United
Northampton Town have claimed 39 points from the last 16 games

James Spencer grabbed a stoppage-time equaliser for Cambridge United to share a point at leaders Northampton Town.

Cobblers' goalkeeper Adam Smith saved shots by Zeli Ismail and Ryan Ledson before Lee Martin's low strike was saved Cambridge's Will Norris.

Norris stopped a header by James Collins but John Marquis headed the Cobblers in front soon after.

Cambridge had another chance through Ledson before Spencer's strike went into the top corner to earn a point.

Northampton increase their lead at the top of League Two to 14 points, while Cambridge are in 12th, five points from the play-offs.

Line-ups

Northampton

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Smith
  • 2Moloney
  • 5Diamond
  • 22Prosser
  • 16Buchanan
  • 11Holmes
  • 8ByromBooked at 79mins
  • 21O'Toole
  • 20MartinSubstituted forD'Athat 63'minutes
  • 19CollinsBooked at 26minsSubstituted forRoseat 82'minutes
  • 27Marquis

Substitutes

  • 4Taylor
  • 7D'Ath
  • 10Adams
  • 14Hoskins
  • 18McDonald
  • 23Rose
  • 26Clarke

Cambridge

Formation 4-5-1

  • 35Norris
  • 25Furlong
  • 6Legge
  • 14Coulson
  • 34HaynesBooked at 11mins
  • 20IsmailSubstituted forOmozusiat 90+5'minutes
  • 23Ledson
  • 8Berry
  • 16Dunne
  • 11DunkSubstituted forSpencerat 71'minutes
  • 22WilliamsonBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 2Omozusi
  • 5Roberts
  • 13Beasant
  • 15Simpson
  • 17O'Neill
  • 21Spencer
  • 28Horne
Referee:
Robert Lewis
Attendance:
5,828

Match Stats

Home TeamNorthamptonAway TeamCambridge
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home15
Away11
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home10
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Northampton Town 1, Cambridge United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Northampton Town 1, Cambridge United 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Zander Diamond (Northampton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  4. Post update

    John-Joe O'Toole (Northampton Town) hits the right post with a left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box following a corner.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Josh Coulson.

  6. Booking

    James Spencer (Cambridge United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

    Joel Byrom (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by James Spencer (Cambridge United).

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Cambridge United. Elliot Omozusi replaces Zeli Ismail.

  10. Post update

    John-Joe O'Toole (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Luke Berry (Cambridge United).

  12. Post update

    Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Darnell Furlong.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Northampton Town 1, Cambridge United 1. James Spencer (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Leon Legge.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Ryan Haynes.

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Luke Berry (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Leon Legge (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Brendon Moloney.

  19. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Luke Berry (Cambridge United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Ricky Holmes (Northampton Town).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton36247565353079
2Oxford Utd361811761352665
3Plymouth36198951321965
4Bristol Rovers361951252361662
5Accrington35179958431560
6Portsmouth361514757342359
7Leyton Orient361511105248456
8Wycombe35167123832655
9Wimbledon361411115345853
10Carlisle35131395452252
11Mansfield36149134642451
12Cambridge36149135048251
13Luton36148145049150
14Exeter361310134751-449
15Barnet36138154852-447
16Crawley36136174156-1545
17Morecambe36117185764-740
18Newport351010153949-1040
19Notts County35117174658-1240
20Yeovil36911163647-1138
21Stevenage36810184260-1834
22Hartlepool33104193655-1934
23York3669213867-2927
24Dag & Red36510213461-2725
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