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Yeovil Town 1-1 Northampton Town

Yoann Arquin's spectacular late volley rescued Yeovil a point after late drama at home to Northampton.

Arquin's 40-yard strike came just a minute after substitute Andy Williams looked to have grabbed the winner for the visitors when he was played in behind and slotted the ball past Stuart Nelson.

Jordan Green should have scored for the Glovers earlier in the game when he was played clean through by Rhys Browne, but he allowed goalkeeper David Cornell to rush out and smother his shot.

At the other end, Kevin Van Veen and Williams broke two-on-one, but when Van Veen needed to pick out his strike partner in space, he over-hit the pass and the chance went begging.

Both Browne and Van Veen saw deflected efforts drift just wide at either end.

Tom James also had Cornell worried with a dipping free-kick which just cleared the crossbar, but opportunities were at a premium until a frantic final five minutes at Huish Park.

Match report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Yeovil

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Nelson
  • 23James
  • 4WarrenBooked at 69mins
  • 2GafaitiBooked at 10mins
  • 3Dickinson
  • 11Green
  • 20D'AlmeidaBooked at 63mins
  • 30Santos
  • 7BrowneSubstituted forArquinat 82'minutes
  • 9Fisher
  • 13ZokoSubstituted forOlomolaat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Patrick
  • 10Gray
  • 12Baxter
  • 18Arquin
  • 24Olomola
  • 27Donnellan
  • 28Arnold

Northampton

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Cornell
  • 18Turnbull
  • 16Pierre
  • 6TaylorBooked at 65mins
  • 2Facey
  • 8FoleyBooked at 63minsSubstituted forWatersat 74'minutes
  • 17McWilliams
  • 22CrooksSubstituted forWilliamsat 67'minutes
  • 3Buchanan
  • 10van VeenBooked at 71minsSubstituted forMoriasat 89'minutes
  • 15Bowditch

Substitutes

  • 7Hoskins
  • 9Williams
  • 11Powell
  • 14Morias
  • 19Bridge
  • 20Waters
  • 30Coddington
Referee:
Robert Lewis
Attendance:
3,193

Match Stats

Home TeamYeovilAway TeamNorthampton
Possession
Home40%
Away60%
Shots
Home7
Away7
Shots on Target
Home2
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away7
Fouls
Home10
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Yeovil Town 1, Northampton Town 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Yeovil Town 1, Northampton Town 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Tom James (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

  4. Post update

    Olufela Olomola (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Aaron Pierre (Northampton Town).

  6. Post update

    Sessi D'Almeida (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Junior Morias (Northampton Town).

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Alex Fisher (Yeovil Town) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

  9. Post update

    Tom James (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by David Buchanan (Northampton Town).

  11. Goal!

    Goal! Yeovil Town 1, Northampton Town 1. Yoann Arquin (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box to the high centre of the goal.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Northampton Town. Junior Morias replaces Kevin van Veen.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Yeovil Town 0, Northampton Town 1. Andy Williams (Northampton Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Dean Bowditch.

  14. Post update

    Adel Gafaiti (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Andy Williams (Northampton Town).

  16. Post update

    Sessi D'Almeida (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Aaron Pierre (Northampton Town).

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Yeovil Town. Yoann Arquin replaces Rhys Browne.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Buchanan (Northampton Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Yeovil Town. Olufela Olomola replaces Francois Zoko.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City22145341202147
2MK Dons22127332141843
3Colchester23125635231241
4Bury23116644261839
5Mansfield21911132151738
6Exeter2310763325837
7Forest Green2299431211036
8Newport2210573437-335
9Tranmere239773430434
10Carlisle23103103229333
11Oldham238873426832
12Stevenage239592830-232
13Swindon238782631-531
14Northampton2361072830-228
15Port Vale237792427-328
16Grimsby2384112630-428
17Crawley2282122936-726
18Crewe2374122128-725
19Morecambe2374122537-1225
20Yeovil215882525023
21Cheltenham2257102233-1122
22Cambridge2355131938-1920
23Notts County2347122549-2419
24Macclesfield2345141838-2017
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