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Lewis Young comes on in place of Jacques Maghoma. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Michael Jacobs, Darren Moore manages to make a clearance.
Ben Tozer leaves the field to be replaced by Courtney Herbert. Foul by John McGrath on Abdul Osman, free kick awarded. Billy Mckay takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Josh Walker on Greg Pearson. John McGrath restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jacques Maghoma on Marcus Hall. Free kick taken by Chris Dunn.
Effort from inside the area by Andrew Holt misses to the left of the goal.
Foul by Greg Pearson on Andrew Holt, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Marcus Hall.
Dean Beckwith concedes a free kick for a foul on Darren Moore. Adam Legzdins restarts play with the free kick.
Leon McKenzie is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ryan Austin takes the free kick.
Josh Walker produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.
Abdul Osman goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Abdul Osman challenges Ryan Austin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Adam Legzdins takes the direct free kick.
Andrew Corbett is shown a yellow card. Andrew Corbett challenges Josh Walker unfairly and gives away a free kick. Josh Walker takes the direct free kick.
The ball is crossed by Michael Jacobs, Headed effort from inside the area by Billy Mckay strikes the post.
Darren Moore fouled by Billy Mckay, the ref awards a free kick. Adam Legzdins takes the direct free kick.
Shot from just outside the area by Billy Mckay misses to the left of the target.
Abdul Osman produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Foul by Andrew Corbett on Andrew Holt, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Marcus Hall.
Andrew Holt scores a headed goal from inside the box. Northampton 2-3 Burton Albion.The referee gives a free kick against Paul Boertien for handball. Michael Jacobs provided the assist for the goal.
Corner taken by John McGrath from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Michael Jacobs.
Abdul Osman concedes a free kick for a foul on John McGrath. Strike on goal comes in from Ryan Austin from the free kick, save by Chris Dunn.
Booking for Dean Beckwith for unsporting behaviour. John McGrath fouled by Dean Beckwith, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan Austin has an effort direct from the free kick.
Greg Pearson is caught offside. Chris Dunn restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Leon McKenzie on Andrew Corbett. Adam Legzdins restarts play with the free kick.
The official flags Jacques Maghoma offside. Chris Dunn restarts play with the free kick.
John Johnson finds the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Northampton 1-3 Burton Albion.Michael Jacobs provided the assist for the goal.
John McGrath fouled by Leon McKenzie, the ref awards a free kick. Adam Legzdins takes the direct free kick.
Chris Dunn puts the ball into his own net. Northampton 0-3 Burton Albion.Russell Penn provided the assist for the goal.
John McGrath finds the back of the net with a goal from a long way out to the top right corner of the goal. Northampton 0-2 Burton Albion.
Free kick awarded for a foul by John Johnson on Jacques Maghoma. Direct free kick taken by Paul Boertien.
Ben Tozer goes into the book for dissent.
Booking for Francis Laurent. Paul Boertien fouled by Francis Laurent, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Boertien.
The referee blows for offside. Adam Legzdins restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Russell Penn by Josh Walker. Adam Legzdins takes the free kick. Effort on goal by Leon McKenzie from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.
Shot by Leon McKenzie. Save made by Adam Legzdins.
Andrew Corbett finds the back of the net with a goal from close in to the top left corner of the goal. Northampton 0-1 Burton Albion.Assist on the goal came from Paul Boertien.
Andrew Holt booked. Andrew Holt challenges Ryan Austin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Adam Legzdins.
Unfair challenge on Ryan Austin by Dean Beckwith results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by John McGrath.
Outswinging corner taken by Josh Walker, clearance made by Darren Moore.
The offside flag is raised against Leon McKenzie. Adam Legzdins takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Marcus Hall on Greg Pearson. Free kick taken by Paul Boertien.
Abdul Osman fouled by Adam Bolder, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Marcus Hall.
Selection dilemma for Pesch
Burton boss Paul Peschisolido must decide whether to make changes for the trip to Northampton following the home defeat to Rotherham.
Peschisolido was at a loss to explain his side`s 4-2 loss on Saturday.
The Canadian could shuffle his pack or, as he did following the recent disappointing performance in the defeat at Torquay, name the same starting XI and give those players a chance to redeem themselves.
Should Peschisolido alter things, he has options all over the pitch. Scott Malone could return from a thigh injury, while fellow defenders Darren Moore and Ryan Austin are available.
Jimmy Phillips and Luke Young could compete for a midfield place and Sam Winnall and Richard Walker are options in attack as Calvin Zola remains sidelined with a hamstring injury.
Northampton will be without left-back Liam Davis.
The former Coventry man came off at half-time at Southend on Saturday with an Achilles injury which will keep him out for around a week, so veteran Marcus Hall will start.
On-loan Watford midfielder Josh Walker missed the club's sixth straight draw at Roots Hall with a hamstring injury and has had treatment back at Vicarage Road.
He remains a doubt while central defender Dean Beckwith is struggling with the flu. Fellow defender Craig Hinton will have an injection this week in a long-standing knee injury and he will be out for around a month.
Goalkeeper Chris Dunn makes his 100th appearance for the Cobblers but former Albion striker Shaun Harrad misses out as he serves the third and final game of his suspension.
Another draw would be a new club record.
Albion stave off Cobblers fightback
Burton moved out of the relegation zone after surviving Northampton's second-half onslaught at Sixfields to triumph 3-2.
The Brewers looked to have had all three points in the bag after establishing a 3-0 lead in the first half but had to withstand Northampton's pressure to cling on for a valuable away victory.
Andy Corbett gave the visitors a 22nd-minute lead, turning in a low cross from Jacques Maghoma at the far post.
John McGrath doubled Burton's lead in the 37th minute with a cracking 25-yard volley and two minutes later Russell Penn's deep cross caught out Northampton keeper Chris Dunn who could only carry the ball over his own line.
John Johnson gave Northampton a glimmer of hope in first-half stoppage time, heading home a Michael Jacobs free-kick at the near post to set up a second-half comeback.
Andy Holt pulled another goal back in the 61st minute when he headed home a Josh Walker free-kick and substitute Billy McKay then saw his glancing header hit a post as Northampton sought the equaliser.
But Burton dug deep and managed to hold on to pick three crucial points.
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