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Michael Doughty takes a shot. Save by Matt Duke. Danny Hylton grabs a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Northampton 3-1 Aldershot.
Inswinging corner taken by Adam Mekki.
Darren Murphy takes a shot. Save made by Matt Duke.
Booking for Jake Robinson for time wasting.
Effort from 30 yards by Luke Guttridge. Save by Jamie Young.
The ball is crossed by Lewis Young, clearance by Aaron Morris.
Corner taken by Michael Doughty from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Blair Adams.
Sonny Bradley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Brett Williams. Indirect free kick taken by Lewis Young.
Michael Doughty takes a shot. Save made by Matt Duke.
Effort from deep inside the area by Danny Hylton misses to the right of the target.
Toni Brito Silva goes off and Jake Robinson comes on. Peter Vincenti goes off and Darren Murphy comes on.
The ball is crossed by Ben Tozer.
The ball is crossed by Blair Adams, clearance by Sonny Bradley.
Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Danny Hylton goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Josh Payne delivers the ball, save made by Matt Duke.
Toni Brito Silva is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Anthony Straker takes the free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Ben Harding, Jamie Young makes a save.
Foul by Luke Guttridge on Adam Mekki, free kick awarded. Josh Payne has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Peter Vincenti, save by Matt Duke.
Lewis Young joins the action as a substitute, replacing Michael Jacobs.
The referee blows for offside against Danny Hylton. Matt Duke takes the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Adam Mekki.
Shot by Adam Mekki from outside the box goes high over the target.
Ben Harding takes a inswinging corner to the near post, save made by Jamie Young.
Toni Brito Silva takes a shot. Save by Jamie Young. Corner taken by Ben Harding from the right by-line played to the near post, Jamie Young makes a save.
Unfair challenge on Danny Hylton by Clarke Carlisle results in a free kick. Michael Doughty crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Kelvin Langmead.
Corner taken left-footed by Ben Harding to the near post, save made by Jamie Young.
Darren Jones challenges Brett Williams unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Ben Harding.
Luke Guttridge gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Josh Payne. Aaron Morris takes the free kick. Brett Williams comes on in place of Adebayo Akinfenwa.
(Aldershot) makes a substitution, with Michael Doughty coming on for Ben Smith.
Josh Payne challenges Michael Jacobs unfairly and gives away a Penalty. Placed penalty scored by Adebayo Akinfenwa. Northampton 3-0 Aldershot.
Peter Vincenti concedes a free kick for a foul on John Johnson. Ben Harding crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Josh Payne takes a shot. Blocked by Blair Adams.
Luke Guttridge handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Anthony Straker.
Clarke Carlisle has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.
Ben Harding produces a cross, Luke Guttridge takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Josh Payne has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal.
Danny Hylton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Toni Brito Silva. Danny Hylton receives a caution. Free kick crossed right-footed by Michael Jacobs from right channel.
Foul by Ben Tozer on Adam Mekki, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Ben Smith from right channel, Kelvin Langmead makes a clearance.
Danny Hylton handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Clarke Carlisle.
Luke Guttridge takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.
Sonny Bradley challenges Ben Tozer unfairly and gives away a free kick. Matt Duke restarts play with the free kick. Booking for Sonny Bradley for unsporting behaviour.
Corner taken by Ben Smith from the right by-line, clearance by Ben Tozer.
The referee blows for offside against Guy Madjo. Matt Duke takes the indirect free kick.
Adam Mekki replaces Ben Herd.
Adebayo Akinfenwa finds the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Northampton 2-0 Aldershot.Assist by Ben Tozer.
Anthony Straker crosses the ball.
Aaron Morris takes a shot.
Shot from deep inside the area by Toni Brito Silva goes over the bar.
Danny Hylton is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Matt Duke takes the free kick.
John Johnson has an effort at goal from long range that misses to the right of the goal.
Ben Smith produces a cross, clearance made by John Johnson.
The ball is crossed by Ben Smith, Clarke Carlisle manages to make a clearance.
Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa on Sonny Bradley, free kick awarded. Jamie Young takes the free kick. Shot by Ben Smith. Save by Matt Duke.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Guy Madjo. Matt Duke takes the indirect free kick.
John Johnson fouled by Aaron Morris, the ref awards a free kick. Clarke Carlisle restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Michael Jacobs from the left by-line played to the near post, Ben Smith makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Anthony Straker on Toni Brito Silva. Free kick taken by Clarke Carlisle.
Centre by Josh Payne, blocked by Michael Jacobs. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ben Smith, Clarke Carlisle makes a clearance.
Kelvin Langmead gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in high into the middle of the goal. Northampton 1-0 Aldershot.The assist for the goal came from Clarke Carlisle.
Michael Jacobs takes a shot. Blocked by Anthony Straker. Ben Tozer has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Aaron Morris produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.
Darren Jones fouled by Adebayo Akinfenwa, the ref awards a free kick. Jamie Young restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Michael Jacobs from the left by-line.
Sonny Bradley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adebayo Akinfenwa. Free kick crossed right-footed by Michael Jacobs from right wing, clearance by Peter Vincenti.
The ball is swung over by Ben Herd.
Effort from the edge of the box by Luke Guttridge goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Foul by Michael Jacobs on Ben Herd, free kick awarded. Ben Smith crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, save by Matt Duke.
The ball is crossed by Ben Smith, Blair Adams manages to make a clearance.
Cobblers confident on Akinfenwa
Northampton striker Adebayo Akinfenwa should be fit for the home game against in-form Aldershot.
Akinfenwa, leading scorer for the Cobblers this season with 14 goals, went down with what looked like a hamstring problem five minutes before half-time in the 3-2 victory over Bristol Rovers at Sixfields on Tuesday night.
With Aidy Boothroyd's side 3-0 up at the time, Akinfenwa was substituted early in the second half as a precautionary measure.
"With three games a week, I have got to make sure that I look after him and that he is right," said Boothroyd. "He is doing a lot of extra training because he wants to get fitter and we have just got to balance all of that out.
"It is just a bit of referred pain from his back and if you don't take care of it then it could lead to more muscle problems lower down. We made sure we got him iced up, did a little bit of work on his back, and it has freed up again and he is alright."
Defender Byron Webster, midfielder Toni Brito Silva and forwards Lewis Young and Jake Robinson are options for Boothroyd should he wish to make changes.
Goalkeeper Jamie Young will continue between the sticks for Aldershot after Ross Worner was ruled out for the rest of the season.
Worner was expected to miss up to four weeks when he was ruled out with a back injury at the end of February but, having a seen a specialist, it was announced on Thursday he will play no further part this term.
Midfielder Troy Brown serves the second game of his three-match suspension, with loanee Darren Murphy hoping to keep his place in midfield having stepped in for Tuesday's 1-0 defeat at Torquay - a loss which ended Shots' club-record six-match winning sequence.
On-loan QPR midfielder Michael Doughty is still looking to make his Shots debut having started on the bench against the Gulls, coming on in the closing stages.
It remains to be seen whether Luke Guttridge lines up for the Cobblers, with Shots boss Dean Holdsworth claiming a gentleman's agreement was struck with the midfielder when he allowed him to leave the EBB Stadium in January preventing him from playing against his former employers.
Although Boothroyd insists Guttridge is available and will be fined if he refuses to play.
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