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Jack Sampson joins the action as a substitute, replacing James Gray.
Jake Robinson is caught offside. Free kick taken by Ian Dunbavin.
Effort on goal by Henoc Mukendi from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.
The ball is swung over by Padraig Amond, Kelvin Langmead manages to make a clearance.
Henoc Mukendi goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. The offside flag is raised against Joe Widdowson. Ian Dunbavin takes the free kick.
Henoc Mukendi replaces Adebayo Akinfenwa.
Long range shot by Chris Hackett goes wide right of the target.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Emyr Huws, save made by Ian Dunbavin.
Centre by Chris Hackett, clearance by Lee Molyneux.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Chris Hackett. Free kick taken by Ian Dunbavin.
The referee blows for offside against Romuald Boco. Lee Nicholls takes the free kick.
Adebayo Akinfenwa challenges Rob Atkinson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ian Dunbavin takes the free kick.
Chris Hackett takes a inswinging corner.
The referee gives a free kick against Ishmel Demontagnac for handball. Charlie Barnett replaces Will Hatfield. Free kick taken by Dean Winnard.
Jake Robinson has an effort at goal from close in that bounces off the post.
Adebayo Akinfenwa scores a goal from close range high into the middle of the goal. Accrington Stanley 2-4 Northampton.
Jake Robinson takes a shot. George Miller gets a block in.
Lee Molyneux sends in a cross, clearance made by Ben Tozer.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lee Molyneux by Chris Hackett. Direct free kick taken by Lee Molyneux.
Adebayo Akinfenwa scores a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Accrington Stanley 2-3 Northampton.The assist for the goal came from Emyr Huws.
Jake Robinson receives a yellow card.
Jake Robinson scores a goal from deep inside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Accrington Stanley 2-2 Northampton.Assist by Adebayo Akinfenwa.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Chris Hackett, clearance by Rob Atkinson.
Emyr Huws takes a shot. James Gray makes a clearance.
Lewis Wilson goes off and Ishmel Demontagnac comes on.
Jake Robinson on for Clive Platt.
Romuald Boco takes a shot. Kelvin Langmead gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Widdowson on Romuald Boco. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Lee Molyneux, Joe Widdowson makes a clearance.
Romuald Boco fires in a goal from just outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Accrington Stanley 2-1 Northampton.Assist by Luke Joyce.
Will Hatfield fouled by Lewis Hornby, the ref awards a free kick. Luke Joyce restarts play with the free kick.
Dean Winnard sends in a cross, Danny East manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Peter Murphy on Adebayo Akinfenwa. Emyr Huws delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, Peter Murphy makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Will Hatfield, save by Lee Nicholls.
Effort on goal by Chris Hackett from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Foul by Peter Murphy on Chris Hackett, free kick awarded. Peter Murphy is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Chris Hackett takes the direct free kick.
The ball is swung over by Lee Molyneux, Kelvin Langmead manages to make a clearance.
James Gray has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.
Emyr Huws produces a cross, clearance made by George Miller.
Corner taken right-footed by Romuald Boco, free kick awarded for a foul by Peter Murphy on Lee Nicholls. Lee Nicholls takes the free kick.
James Gray takes a shot. Danny East gets a block in.
Ben Tozer concedes a free kick for a foul on Padraig Amond. Lee Molyneux has an effort direct from the free kick, Lewis Wilson gets a block in.
Shot on goal by Adebayo Akinfenwa from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
A goal is scored by George Miller from outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Accrington Stanley 1-1 Northampton.Assist by Lee Molyneux.
Lee Molyneux takes a inswinging corner.
Unfair challenge on Lewis Hornby by Dean Winnard results in a free kick. Booking for Dean Winnard for unsporting behaviour. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Nicholls.
Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa on Lee Molyneux, free kick awarded. Ian Dunbavin takes the free kick.
Corner from right by-line taken by Lee Molyneux.
Joe Widdowson challenges Romuald Boco unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Lee Molyneux from right wing, clearance by Adebayo Akinfenwa.
The ball is sent over by Danny East, save by Ian Dunbavin.
Luke Joyce sends in a cross, clearance made by Danny East.
Padraig Amond takes a shot. Lee Nicholls makes a save.
Peter Murphy fouled by Adebayo Akinfenwa, the ref awards a free kick. Ian Dunbavin takes the indirect free kick.
Lewis Wilson takes a shot.
Adebayo Akinfenwa finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Accrington Stanley 0-1 Northampton.The assist for the goal came from Joe Widdowson.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Chris Hackett.
The ball is crossed by Danny East, Lee Molyneux makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on George Miller by Emyr Huws. Free kick taken by Rob Atkinson.
Lee Molyneux sends in a cross.
George Miller fouled by Lewis Hornby, the ref awards a free kick. Lee Molyneux takes the free kick.
Short corner taken by Romuald Boco from the left by-line.
Romuald Boco fouled by Joe Widdowson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Peter Murphy.
The ball is crossed by Romuald Boco.
Centre by Chris Hackett, clearance made by Dean Winnard.
Shot from long range by George Miller goes wide of the left-hand post.
The referee penalises Clive Platt for handball. Ian Dunbavin restarts play with the free kick.
Dean Winnard delivers the ball, Lewis Wilson makes a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Chris Hackett, Dean Winnard makes a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Padraig Amond, clearance made by Danny East.
Schofield set for Stanley start
On-loan Rotherham midfielder Danny Schofield is set to be available when Accrington host Northampton in npower League Two.
Schofield has stepped up his return to training this week following an injury absence and, although Tuesday night's goalless derby draw at Morecambe came too soon for him, the 32-year-old should be fit to face the Cobblers.
Stanley's sizeable loan contingent could work against Schofield, with one of himself, defender Rob Atkinson, Watford midfield duo Matt Whichelow and Piero Mingoia and strikers Karl Sheppard and Jack Sampson required to miss out on the matchday 18 under Football League rules.
Reds boss Leam Richardson has no other injury worries but is not taking the situation for granted.
Players involved in the FA Cup win at AFC Fylde and again in midweek have been given a relatively light training load as a precaution in recent days.
Northampton defender John Johnson will be given a chance to prove his fitness ahead of Town's trip.
The full-back is one of a handful of players nursing "bumps and bruises" following the midweek draw at York. Johnson came off just before half-time with a knee problem on Tuesday night.
"I want to give John Johnson another 24 hours so we will assess his knee again on Friday before we travel to see how it is," said manager Aidy Boothroyd. "I don't think it is anything too serious but obviously we want to make sure he is 100% right and that we don't risk him doing any further damage.
"Other than that, we have got a few bumps and bruises like normal but nothing too serious."
Forward Louis Moult begins a three-match ban following his dismissal against the Minstermen.
Ben Harding is making good progress in his recovery from an ankle injury and Boothroyd expects the midfielder to be back in training with the rest of the squad next week.
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