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The game is over, as the referee blows the whistle.
Ross Dyer fouled by Zander Diamond, the ref awards a free kick.
Darren Carter takes a shot and missed to the left of the goal.
Darren Carter crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Cristian Lopez fouled by Martin Riley, the ref awards a free kick.
Cristian Lopez replaces Chris Hackett.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Emile Sinclair.
Matt Rhead leaves the field to be replaced by Ross Dyer.
Alan Connell crosses the ball.
Corner from the left by-line taken by James Jennings.
The referee blows for offside against Colin Daniel.
James Jennings takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
Corner taken by Darren Carter from the right by-line.
Chris Hackett produces a cross.
Adam Murray has an effort at goal. Matt Duke catches the ball.
Free kick taken by Alan Marriott.
Darren Carter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Tafazolli.
Caution for Matt Rhead.
Zander Diamond fouled by Matt Rhead, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alan Connell by John Dempster.
Lindon Meikle comes on in place of Lee Stevenson.
Colin Daniel comes on in place of Matt Rhead.
Penalty taken left-footed by Darren Carter and scored. Northampton 1-1 Mansfield.
Darryl Westlake shown a red card.
Chris Hackett sends in a cross.
Corner taken by Chris Hackett.
Clearance made by Ryan Tafazolli.
Direct effort from the free kick comes in from James Jennings. Matt Duke parries the ball but the danger is not over.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Oliver Palmer by Darren Carter.
Alan Connell takes a shot and goes harmlessly over the bar.
Alan Marriott restarts play with the free kick.
Ian Morris joins the action as a substitute, replacing Brennan Dickenson.
Brennan Dickenson challenges Martin Riley unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Corner taken by James Jennings.
Free kick taken by Matt Duke.
Foul by Matt Rhead on Darren Carter, free kick awarded.
The second half has started.
The half-time whistle blows.
Corner taken by Chris Hackett from the left by-line.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Chris Hackett.
Alan Marriott takes the free kick.
Alan Connell concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Tafazolli.
Darren Carter takes the free kick.
Martin Riley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Brennan Dickenson.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Darren Carter.
The ball is swung over by Gregor Robertson.
Adam Murray restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matt Rhead by Ricky Ravenhill.
Oliver Palmer slots the ball right footed into the goal. Northampton 0-1 Mansfield.Assist on the goal came from Matt Rhead.
The referee blows for offside against Chris Hackett.
Leon McSweeney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Jennings.
Unfair challenge on Ricky Ravenhill by Oliver Palmer results in a free kick.
Ricky Ravenhill concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Stevenson.
Chris Hackett produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick. Alan Marriott safely holds on.
Lee Stevenson challenges Chris Hackett unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Corner taken by Darren Carter.
Anthony Howell challenges Darren Carter unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Unfair challenge on Gregor Robertson by Matt Rhead results in a free kick.
Matt Duke takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gregor Robertson by Lee Stevenson.
James Jennings fouled by Darren Carter, the ref awards a free kick.
Zander Diamond restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Adam Murray on Darren Carter, free kick awarded.
Brennan Dickenson takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
The referee gets the match started.
Mixed news for Cobblers
Northampton welcome back Ricky Ravenhill for the home clash with Mansfield but will be without John Marquis after his loan from Millwall was cut short.
Former Doncaster and Bradford midfielder Ravenhill is available after serving a one-match ban for his red card against Scunthorpe last weekend.
Defender Joe Widdowson is set to return after missing the last four games with an ankle problem but captain Lee Collins (foot) is out for the rest of the season.
Northampton are unbeaten in five matches and victory over the Stags could move them level on points with 22nd-placed Exeter, who they beat in midweek.
Mansfield will monitor Darryl Westlake.
Westlake, on loan from Sheffield United, limped off just before the half-hour mark during Tuesday night's 1-0 home defeat to York with a suspected hamstring tear. However, scans have revealed the injury is not as bad as initially feared and the full-back could be in contention at Sixfields on Saturday.
However, fellow defender Ritchie Sutton will not recover from his hamstring problem any time soon and he is likely to be out of action for around three weeks.
Stags boss Paul Cox has the likes of Lee Stevenson, Ross Dyer, Lee Beevers, Chris Clements, Michael Cain, Colin Daniel and Ollie Palmer available should he wish to make any changes to his starting line-up.
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