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Saido Berahino has a drilled shot. Blocked by Darren Dennehy.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Gilligan by Mark Hughes. Michael Jacobs takes a shot.
Mark Byrne is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick.
Alassane N'Diaye replaces Ricky Holmes. Mark Byrne takes a short corner.
Akwasi Asante gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Byrne. Michael Hector restarts play with the free kick. Akwasi Asante is shown a yellow card.
The referee blows for offside against Ricky Holmes. Chris Weale takes the direct free kick.
Mark Byrne takes a shot. Chris Weale makes a save.
Izale McLeod leaves the field to be replaced by Charlie Taylor.
Izale McLeod is shown a yellow card for time wasting.
Akwasi Asante joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jason Crowe.
Unfair challenge on Jason Crowe by Sam Deering results in a free kick. Chris Weale takes the free kick.
Header from close in by Saido Berahino misses to the left of the target.
Effort on goal by Michael Jacobs from 12 yards. Blocked by Dean Brill.
Shot by Izale McLeod from 12 yards. Chris Weale makes a save.
Ryan Gilligan replaces Lewis Young.
Ricky Holmes gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Northampton 1-2 Barnet.Assist on the goal came from Mark Hughes.
Foul by Ricky Holmes on John Johnson, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Chris Weale.
John Johnson challenges Ricky Holmes unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Michael Hector.
Inswinging corner taken by Michael Jacobs from the left by-line, clearance made by Mark Hughes.
Drilled right-footed shot by Michael Jacobs. Paul Downing gets a block in.
Paul Downing concedes a free kick for a foul on Adebayo Akinfenwa. Jason Crowe takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken by Mark Byrne played to the near post, save made by Chris Weale.
Izale McLeod produces a curled left-footed shot from 12 yards. Clearance by Ben Tozer.
The ball is swung over by Lewis Young, Adebayo Akinfenwa takes a shot. Save by Dean Brill.
Michael Hector delivers the ball.
Saido Berahino challenges Michael Hector unfairly and gives away a free kick. Dean Brill takes the free kick.
Foul by Michael Hector on Michael Jacobs, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Chris Weale.
Izale McLeod is caught offside. Free kick taken by Chris Weale.
Corner taken left-footed by Ben Harding to the near post, Headed effort from inside the area by Saido Berahino misses to the right of the target.
Mark Byrne scores from 35 yards to to the top left corner of the goal. Northampton 1-1 Barnet.Assist by Mark Hughes.
Shot by Michael Jacobs. Blocked by Darren Dennehy.
Ben Harding has a drilled shot. Save made by Dean Brill.
Corner taken by Ben Harding from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Clovis Kamdjo.
Ben Harding takes the inswinging corner, Michael Hector makes a clearance.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Izale McLeod. Free kick taken by Ben Tozer.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Byrne from the right by-line.
The offside flag is raised against Ben Harding. Free kick taken by Dean Brill.
Unfair challenge on Sam Deering by Lewis Young results in a free kick. Dean Brill restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by John Johnson on Mark Hughes. Dean Brill restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by Mark Byrne.
Inswinging corner taken by Mark Byrne from the left by-line, save made by Chris Weale.
The offside flag is raised against Izale McLeod. Chris Weale takes the direct free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Adebayo Akinfenwa. Direct free kick taken by Dean Brill.
Centre by Jack Saville, save by Chris Weale.
Michael Jacobs takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Dean Brill makes a save.
Effort from 35 yards by Michael Jacobs. Dean Brill makes a save.
The referee gives a free kick against Mark Hughes for handball.
The ball is swung over by Michael Jacobs.
Ben Tozer gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Izale McLeod. Mark Byrne crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance made by Ben Tozer.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewis Young by Izale McLeod. Chris Weale takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ben Harding on Mark Hughes. Michael Hector takes the direct free kick.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Byrne from the right by-line, clearance made by John Johnson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Hector by Blair Adams. Direct free kick taken by Dean Brill.
Mark Byrne challenges Ben Harding unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Weale takes the direct free kick.
Mark Byrne takes the outswinging corner, save by Chris Weale.
Adebayo Akinfenwa concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Downing. Direct free kick taken by Michael Hector.
Corner taken left-footed by Michael Jacobs from the right by-line to the near post, Adebayo Akinfenwa scores a headed goal from close range. Northampton 1-0 Barnet.Assist on the goal came from Michael Jacobs.
John Johnson has an effort at goal. Dean Brill makes a save.
Lewis Young crosses the ball, Darren Dennehy manages to make a clearance.
Effort from 20 yards by John Johnson. Blocked by Saido Berahino.
Blair Adams sends in a cross, save by Dean Brill.
Clovis Kamdjo challenges Adebayo Akinfenwa unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Blair Adams.
Kelvin Langmead challenges Clovis Kamdjo unfairly and gives away a free kick. Dean Brill restarts play with the free kick.
Saido Berahino takes a shot. Darren Dennehy gets a block in.
Shot by Izale McLeod. Chris Weale gets a block in.
The ball is crossed by Blair Adams.
No new worries for Cobblers
Northampton have no new problems for the visit of Barnet.
Midfielder Arron Davies is still nursing a groin problem while goalkeeper Shane Higgs (Achilles) and defender Nana Ofori-Twumasi (knee) remain long-term absentees.
Therefore, boss Aidy Boothroyd will pick from the same pool of players.
He must decide whether to make changes to his starting XI, with Adebayo Akinfenwa waiting for a recall and midfielders Andy Holt, Greg Kaziboni and Ryan Gilligan also alongside the club's leading scorer on the bench against Southend last weekend.
The likes of Jake Robinson, Michael Built, Ashley Corker, Tadhg Purcell, Paul Turnbull, Byron Webster and Nat Wedderburn have yet to get a look-in since Boothroyd's appointment at the end of November. Most of them played in a practice match this week and the Town boss will decide whether anyone caught his eye enough to be included in the squad on Saturday.
Ahead of the game against one of their relegation rivals, Boothroyd said: "The games against the teams who are in and around us in the table are important and Barnet are one of those teams. The media like to build games like this up and call it a must-win game, but it really isn't. We want to win it but a must-win game is when it gets down to the last game of the season and you have to win. We've got 20 games to go and we need to keep calm and carry on."
Arsenal youngster Sead Hajrovic is in line to make his Barnet debut.
The Swiss full-back has moved to Underhill on a one-month loan deal to boost boss Lawrie Sanchez's depleted defence.
With Danny Senda ruled out for the season with a dislocated kneecap, Michael Hector deputised at right-back at Accrington last weekend, but Hajrovic's arrival means he can now move back to centre-half.
Sanchez is unlikely to make any other changes following the impressive 3-0 win against Stanley.
Striker Steve Kabba remains a long-term absentee with a knee problem so Ricky Holmes again partners 19-goal top scorer Izale McLeod in attack.
Fit-again winger Mauro Vilhete could make the bench after signing a new contract earlier this week.
Bees pile misery on Cobblers
Ricky Holmes hit a second-half winner as Barnet maintained their recent revival with a crucial 2-1 victory at fellow strugglers Northampton.
The recalled Adebayo Akinfenwa gave the basement side the lead at the interval with his ninth goal of the season after 10 minutes, getting the final touch on Ben Harding's inswinging corner which had caught out Bees `keeper Dean Brill.
Barnet, however, could have been ahead as early as the first minute but Town's on-loan stopper Chris Weale smothered Izale McLeod's point-blank effort after he raced on to Brill's long clearance.
Yet it took Barnet just three second-half minutes to get on level terms. Cobblers failed to clear following a neat move and when the ball came back to Mark Byrne he curled a first-time effort around Weale and into the far corner of the net.
Akinfenwa should have restored Northampton's advantage in the 55th minute but he could only head straight at Brill from Lewis Young's cross.
McLeod missed a sitter at the other end when he rounded Weale only to see Ben Tozer head off the line.
But the visitors won it in the 69th minute when they opened up the home defence again and Holmes beat Weale at his near post with a snap-shot from 15 yards.
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