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Northampton Town 1-1 Swindon Town

Keshi Anderson scored against his former club as his second-half strike salvaged a 1-1 draw for Swindon at Northampton.

The opening goal came after just six minutes when Kevin Van Veen was released on the right flank and his superb cross presented a simple finish for Williams from close range.

Visiting goalkeeper Lawrence Vigouroux had to be at his best to prevent Northampton from stretching their lead, reacting smartly to keep out Van Veen and Williams in quick succession.

Matt Crooks side-footed off target and David Buchanan saw an effort blocked while Michael Doughty fired against the post with Swindon's only chance of the half.

But the visitors improved in the second period and levelled through Anderson's crisp finish from Elijah Adebayo's lay-off.

There was almost a late winner but Aaron Pierre cleared off the line and Jack Bridge smacked the crossbar.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Northampton

  • 1Cornell
  • 18TurnbullBooked at 39mins
  • 6Taylor
  • 16Pierre
  • 4OdoffinSubstituted forFoleyat 70'minutes
  • 22Crooks
  • 15BowditchBooked at 43minsSubstituted forPowellat 80'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 17McWilliams
  • 3BuchananSubstituted forBridgeat 70'minutes
  • 10van VeenBooked at 32mins
  • 9Williams

Substitutes

  • 7Hoskins
  • 8Foley
  • 11Powell
  • 14Morias
  • 19Bridge
  • 20Waters
  • 30Coddington

Swindon

  • 1Vigouroux
  • 2Knoyle
  • 5Nelson
  • 26ConroyBooked at 45mins
  • 32Woolfenden
  • 31TaylorBooked at 44mins
  • 3Doughty
  • 8DunneSubstituted forMcCourtat 60'minutes
  • 10AndersonSubstituted forIandoloat 90'minutes
  • 7McGlashanSubstituted forAdebayoat 49'minutes
  • 22Woolery

Substitutes

  • 4McCourt
  • 9Richards
  • 14Iandolo
  • 16Smith
  • 17Adebayo
  • 23McCormick
  • 24Twine
Referee:
Antony Coggins
Attendance:
5,759

Match Stats

Home TeamNorthamptonAway TeamSwindon
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home16
Away6
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home26
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Northampton Town 1, Swindon Town 1.

Full Time

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

Booking

Daniel Powell (Northampton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Ellis Iandolo (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Daniel Powell (Northampton Town).

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

Foul by Jak McCourt (Swindon Town).

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

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Ellis Iandolo replaces Keshi Anderson because of an injury.

Delay in match David Cornell (Northampton Town) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Daniel Powell (Northampton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Jack Bridge (Northampton Town) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the left side of the box.

Attempt blocked. Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Sid Nelson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin van Veen (Northampton Town).

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Daniel Powell.

Foul by Kevin van Veen (Northampton Town).

Dion Conroy (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dangerous play by Matt Crooks (Northampton Town).

Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. Daniel Powell replaces Dean Bowditch.

Delay in match Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town) because of an injury.

Corner, Northampton Town.

Attempt missed. Matt Crooks (Northampton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Dion Conroy.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Dean Bowditch.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Jordan Turnbull.

Attempt blocked. Elijah Adebayo (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Dean Bowditch (Northampton Town) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Sid Nelson.

Foul by Dion Conroy (Swindon Town).

Ash Taylor (Northampton Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. Jack Bridge replaces David Buchanan.

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. Sam Foley replaces Hakeem Odoffin.

Sid Nelson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin van Veen (Northampton Town).

Matthew Taylor (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Shaun McWilliams (Northampton Town).

goal

As It Stood

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1Lincoln City23145442222047
2MK Dons23127433171643
3Mansfield221011134161841
4Colchester24125736251141
5Exeter2411763526940
6Bury24116745281739
7Forest Green23109435221339
8Tranmere2410773731637
9Carlisle24113103829936
10Stevenage2410593031-135
11Newport2310583541-635
12Oldham248883432232
13Swindon248882732-532
14Grimsby2494112730-331
15Northampton2461172931-229
16Port Vale2477102428-428
17Crewe2484122329-628
18Crawley2382133038-826
19Cheltenham2367102534-925
20Morecambe2474132640-1425
21Yeovil225892627-123
22Cambridge2465132139-1823
23Macclesfield2455142039-1920
24Notts County2447132651-2519
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