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Corner taken right-footed by Michael Jacobs from the left by-line to the near post, Robert Purdie makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Chris Arthur, clearance by Ryan Green.
Outswinging corner taken by Lewis Young from the right by-line played to the near post, Benoit Dalibard makes a clearance.
Centre by Chris Arthur, clearance by Benoit Dalibard.
Shot by Saido Berahino. Stefan Stam gets a block in.
Shot by Michael Jacobs. Save by David Cornell.
Yoann Arquin concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy Holt. Free kick taken by Paul Turnbull.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Holt by Yoann Arquin. Andy Holt takes the free kick.
Michael Townsend joins the action as a substitute, replacing Tom Barkhuizen.
Tom Barkhuizen is caught offside. Andy Holt restarts play with the free kick.
Saido Berahino takes a shot. Blocked by Benoit Dalibard.
Chris Arthur crosses the ball, clearance by Stefan Stam. Outswinging corner taken by Michael Jacobs from the right by-line, Paul Turnbull takes a shot. Ryan Green gets a block in.
Corner taken by George Baldock from the right by-line played to the near post, Robert Purdie manages to make a clearance.
Volleyed right-footed shot by Chris Arthur. Blocked by Nicky Featherstone.
Yoann Arquin produces a volleyed right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Ashley Westwood concedes a free kick for a foul on Yoann Arquin. Ashley Westwood is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Stefan Stam takes the direct free kick.
The ball is delivered by Paul Turnbull, clearance by Stefan Stam.
The ball is delivered by Lewis Young.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Michael Jacobs, Ashley Westwood takes a shot. Save by David Cornell.
Corner taken right-footed by Michael Jacobs to the near post, clearance by Stefan Stam.
Unfair challenge on Michael Jacobs by Harry Pell results in a free kick. Paul Turnbull takes the direct free kick.
Jake Robinson goes off and Lewis Young comes on.
Harry Pell receives a yellow card.
Harry Pell finds the net with a headed goal from inside the area. Northampton 1-3 Hereford.Tom Barkhuizen provided the assist for the goal.
George Baldock crosses the ball, Saido Berahino has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Holt by Yoann Arquin. Sam Walker takes the free kick.
Steven Leslie has an effort at goal.
Tom Barkhuizen fouled by Andy Holt, the ref awards a free kick. Robert Purdie takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Chris Arthur, Close range strike by Saido Berahino goes over the bar. Ryan Green on for Andy Todd.
Centre by Chris Arthur, save by David Cornell. Saido Berahino fires in a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Northampton 1-2 Hereford.Assist by Chris Arthur.
Nathan Elder leaves the field to be replaced by Yoann Arquin.
Chris Arthur delivers the ball, David Cornell makes a save.
The ball is sent over by Saido Berahino.
Long range shot by Harry Pell goes wide right of the target.
Inswinging corner taken by Michael Jacobs from the left by-line, Headed effort on goal by Andy Holt from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.
Effort from 25 yards by Paul Turnbull. Blocked by Nicky Featherstone.
Steven Leslie produces a left-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.
The ball is crossed by Tom Barkhuizen, clearance made by Chris Arthur.
A cross is delivered by Chris Arthur.
Paul Turnbull comes on in place of Nick McKoy. (Northampton) makes a substitution, with Chris Arthur coming on for Ben Tozer.
Jake Robinson takes a shot from a long way out clearing the bar.
Shot from 25 yards by Steven Leslie. Blocked by Ashley Westwood.
The official flags Simon Clist offside. Sam Walker restarts play with the free kick. The ball is delivered by Steven Leslie, Nathan Elder takes a shot.
Unfair challenge on Nathan Elder by Nick McKoy results in a free kick. Steven Leslie shoots direct from the free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Michael Jacobs, Kelvin Langmead has a headed effort from close in and clears the bar.
John Johnson produces a cross, Robert Purdie makes a clearance.
George Baldock produces a cross, clearance made by Stefan Stam.
Effort from 18 yards by Saido Berahino. David Cornell makes a save.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Nick McKoy on Steven Leslie. Steven Leslie hits the back of the net with a goal direct from the free kick from outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Northampton 0-2 Hereford.
A cross is delivered by Simon Clist, clearance made by Ashley Westwood.
Michael Jacobs takes the inswinging corner, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Elder by Kelvin Langmead. David Cornell takes the direct free kick.
Saido Berahino takes a shot. Save by David Cornell.
Jake Robinson produces a cross.
Harry Pell takes a shot. Save made by Sam Walker. Nathan Elder scores a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Northampton 0-1 Hereford.Assist by Harry Pell.
Ben Tozer fouled by Simon Clist, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ben Tozer.
Robert Purdie delivers the ball.
Unfair challenge on Saido Berahino by Andy Todd results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Ben Tozer.
Unfair challenge on Stefan Stam by Kelvin Langmead results in a free kick. David Cornell takes the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Nick McKoy, Robert Purdie gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael Jacobs from the left by-line to the near post, save by David Cornell.
Several injury worries for Johnson
Northampton have a handful of players nursing knocks ahead of the visit of Hereford.
Town boss Gary Johnson did not name those in question, although he will still be without striker Adebayo Akinfenwa (fractured jaw) and midfielder Arron Davies (back and hamstring).
"We have got a couple of little knocks but we will have to wait and see if they mean anyone is unavailable for selection," Johnson said.
"It would be nice at some stage to get a couple of results and be able to keep the same team, but at the minute we keep picking up little niggling injuries."
Saido Berahnio went straight into the starting line up at Bradford on Saturday following his arrival on loan from West Brom two days earlier. The striker looks set to keep his place in the side and make his home debut.
Johnson added: "I think Saido Berahino will be a good signing for us. He did okay on Saturday and hopefully the home fans will see on Tuesday night what a good player he is."
Striker Delroy Facey is pushing for a recall as Hereford look for a third consecutive npower League Two victory.
But on-loan forward Nathan Elder scored his first goal for the Bulls in their 1-0 victory over Barnet at the weekend, and will provide Facey strong competition for a starting spot.
Manager Jamie Pitman also has Tom Barkhuizen and Sam Winnall available as attacking options in his preferred 3-4-3 formation.
Young goalkeeper David Cornell deputised for Adam Bartlett (thigh) in the win over the Bees as well as the 2-0 conquest of Bradford, keeping two clean sheets.
Midfielder Joe Colbeck remains unavailable due to a knee injury
Bulls' director of football Gary Peters said: "We have been doing things rather differently over the last few weeks and there have been less mistakes. We have to keep that going but it's not as though we are playing brilliantly yet, and we cannot afford to get carried away."
Resurgent Bulls pile misery on Cobblers
Improving Hereford inflicted more agony on Northampton boss Gary Johnson as they triumphed 3-1 to send the hosts to a fourth straight defeat.
The Bulls extended their own unbeaten run to four games and registered a comfortable third successive victory - their first of the season away from home - thanks to first-half goals from Nathan Elder and Steven Leslie.
Although Saido Berahino reduced the arrears in the second half, Harry Pell made the game safe for the visitors.
Elder opened the scoring in the 13th minute, firing home the rebound after Pell's shot had been saved by Sam Walker.
Leslie doubled Hereford's advantage six minutes later when his 30-yard free-kick took a wicked deflection off the Northampton wall, wrong-footing keeper Walker as it flew into the top corner.
The goals sandwiched a neat effort from Berahino which was tipped around a post by David Cornell, while later in the half Kelvin Langmead headed just over.
But Hereford almost made it three in the 34th minute when Elder headed against the crossbar from Leslie's left-wing cross.
After the restart Stefan Stam went close with a 30-yard strike for the visitors before Berahino halved Northampton`s deficit in the 63rd minute with a close-range effort.
Yet Pell restored Hereford's two-goal cushion soon after, exchanging passes with Tom Barkhuizen before scoring with a diving header from the ensuing cross.
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