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  • Date:14 Jan 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Sixfields Stadium
  • Attendance:5,255
  • Johnson (9) Berahino (42)
  • Martin (40)
    Dickinson - pen (64)
    Mohsni (80) Dickinson (84)
    Mohsni (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

Foul by JP Kalala on Saido Berahino, free kick awarded. Michael Jacobs produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Glenn Morris.

93mins

Bilel Mohsni is caught offside. Freddy Hall takes the indirect free kick.

92mins

Saido Berahino takes a shot. Save by Glenn Morris.

90mins

The ball is swung over by Ryan Hall, Michael Timlin takes a shot. Save by Freddy Hall. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ryan Hall from the right by-line, Bilel Mohsni grabs a headed goal from close in. Northampton 2-5 Southend.Ryan Hall provided the assist for the goal.

89mins

Michael Timlin challenges Adebayo Akinfenwa unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jason Crowe takes the direct free kick.

88mins

Michael Timlin takes a shot. Save by Freddy Hall.

88mins

Ryan Hall sends in a cross, Jack Sampson takes a shot. Blocked by Ben Tozer. Effort from deep inside the area by Bilel Mohsni misses to the right of the goal.

88mins

Sean Clohessy delivers the ball, clearance made by Blair Adams.

85mins

Liam Dickinson finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Northampton 2-4 Southend.The assist for the goal came from Jack Sampson.

84mins

Akwasi Asante goes off and Adebayo Akinfenwa comes on.

83mins

Bilel Mohsni takes a shot. Save made by Freddy Hall.

81mins

Bilel Mohsni finds the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Northampton 2-3 Southend.Ryan Hall provided the assist for the goal.

80mins

Inswinging corner taken by Michael Jacobs from the left by-line played to the near post, Bilel Mohsni manages to make a clearance. (Southend) makes a substitution, with Jack Sampson coming on for Elliot Benyon.

79mins

Ryan Hall takes the inswinging corner, save made by Freddy Hall.

79mins

Sean Clohessy sends in a cross, Ben Tozer makes a clearance.

79mins

The ball is delivered by Ryan Hall, clearance by John Johnson.

78mins

Lewis Young takes a shot. Save by Glenn Morris.

77mins

Centre by Ryan Hall, save by Freddy Hall.

77mins

The ball is swung over by Saido Berahino, save made by Glenn Morris.

75mins

A cross is delivered by Michael Jacobs, Close range header by Saido Berahino misses to the right of the target. Bilel Mohsni is brought on as a substitute for David Martin.

73mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Harding by Elliot Benyon. Ben Harding produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

73mins

Corner taken right-footed by Michael Jacobs, Glenn Morris makes a save.

72mins

Saido Berahino fouled by Mark Phillips, the ref awards a free kick. Ben Tozer takes the direct free kick.

72mins

John Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Elliot Benyon. Direct free kick taken by Chris Barker.

69mins

Blair Adams produces a cross, blocked by JP Kalala. Corner from left by-line crossed in by Michael Jacobs, clearance by Michael Timlin.

69mins

Ryan Hall takes a shot. Ben Tozer gets a block in.

68mins

The offside flag is raised against Ryan Hall. Freddy Hall restarts play with the free kick.

68mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael Jacobs played to the near post, Glenn Morris makes a save.

67mins

Liam Dickinson is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

66mins

Foul by David Martin on Akwasi Asante, free kick awarded. Michael Jacobs produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save by Glenn Morris.

64mins

Unfair challenge on Liam Dickinson by Freddy Hall results in a Penalty. Placed penalty scored by Liam Dickinson. Northampton 2-2 Southend.

64mins

A cross is delivered by Sean Clohessy, save by Jason Crowe. David Martin takes a shot. Jason Crowe gets a block in.

63mins

Ryan Hall has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

61mins

David Martin delivers the ball, save by Freddy Hall.

60mins

The ball is sent over by Ryan Hall, Ben Tozer manages to make a clearance.

59mins

The ball is swung over by Ryan Hall, David Martin takes a shot. Save made by Freddy Hall.

58mins

Ryan Hall delivers the ball, clearance by Ben Tozer.

57mins

The referee penalises Elliot Benyon for handball. Blair Adams restarts play with the free kick.

56mins

Ryan Hall is caught offside. Freddy Hall takes the indirect free kick.

54mins

Foul by Michael Timlin on Michael Jacobs, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ben Tozer.

53mins

Unfair challenge on Peter Gilbert by Lewis Young results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Glenn Morris.

52mins

Foul by Ben Tozer on Elliot Benyon, free kick awarded. The ball is crossed by Ryan Hall, Close range header by Mark Phillips goes over the crossbar.

51mins

Handball by Saido Berahino. Direct free kick taken by Glenn Morris.

49mins

Liam Dickinson takes a shot. Save by Freddy Hall. Elliot Benyon takes a shot. Freddy Hall makes a save. Corner taken by Ryan Hall from the left by-line, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Mark Phillips misses to the left of the goal.

48mins

A cross is delivered by Sean Clohessy, clearance made by Ben Tozer. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ryan Hall, save by Freddy Hall.

48mins

Unfair challenge on Michael Timlin by Ben Harding results in a free kick. Michael Timlin restarts play with the free kick.

48mins

Ryan Hall crosses the ball, clearance by Ben Tozer.

47mins

A cross is delivered by Sean Clohessy, save made by Freddy Hall.

47mins

Inswinging corner from left by-line taken by Michael Jacobs to short, Glenn Morris makes a save.

46mins

Centre by Ryan Hall, Ben Tozer makes a clearance.

45mins

Sean Clohessy produces a cross, Freddy Hall makes a save.

43mins

A goal is scored by Saido Berahino from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Northampton 2-1 Southend.Assist on the goal came from Ben Harding.

41mins

The ball is crossed by Sean Clohessy, Goal scored by David Martin from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Northampton 1-1 Southend.The assist for the goal came from Sean Clohessy.

39mins

Ryan Hall has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

39mins

Ryan Hall takes a shot. Save by Freddy Hall.

38mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Michael Jacobs.

37mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Akwasi Asante by Michael Timlin. Ben Tozer restarts play with the free kick.

36mins

Akwasi Asante fouled by Peter Gilbert, the ref awards a free kick. Jason Crowe takes the free kick.

34mins

David Martin crosses the ball, clearance by Kelvin Langmead.

32mins

Jason Crowe crosses the ball, clearance by Sean Clohessy.

29mins

Lewis Young has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.

27mins

David Martin produces a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Liam Dickinson misses to the left of the goal.

25mins

A cross is delivered by Sean Clohessy, Jason Crowe makes a clearance. Corner taken by Ryan Hall from the left by-line to the near post, Jason Crowe manages to make a clearance.

24mins

Inswinging corner taken by Ben Harding, Glenn Morris makes a save.

22mins

Ryan Hall produces a cross, Freddy Hall fouled by David Martin, the ref awards a free kick. Freddy Hall takes the direct free kick.

21mins

The offside flag is raised against Elliot Benyon. Freddy Hall takes the free kick.

16mins

David Martin is ruled offside. Freddy Hall takes the free kick.

14mins

The ball is crossed by David Martin, free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Dickinson on Kelvin Langmead. Freddy Hall takes the free kick.

13mins

Inswinging corner taken by Ryan Hall from the right by-line played to the near post, save by Freddy Hall.

12mins

A cross is delivered by JP Kalala, Ben Tozer makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ryan Hall, Header from close in by Mark Phillips misses to the left of the goal.

10mins

A goal is scored by John Johnson from close in low into the middle of the goal. Northampton 1-0 Southend.

6mins

Unfair challenge on Elliot Benyon by John Johnson results in a free kick. Ryan Hall takes the free kick.

5mins

Liam Dickinson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Freddy Hall.

4mins

Peter Gilbert delivers the ball, Lewis Young gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken by Ryan Hall, Kelvin Langmead manages to make a clearance.

2mins

Michael Timlin challenges Michael Jacobs unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kelvin Langmead takes the direct free kick.

Match Preview

Davies doubt for Cobblers Arron Davies is a major doubt for Northampton as they look to make it two wins on the spin against Southend. The Welsh midfielder missed the 2-1 victory at Morecambe with a groin injury and is unlikely to be risked against the Shrimpers. Last weekend's triumph at the Globe Arena was the Cobblers' first victory under manager Aidy Boothroyd and he has been boosted by full-back Jason Crowe signing a new deal until the end of the season. Boothroyd has seen an improvement in performances in recent weeks and he is keen for that to continue, telling the club's official website: "I think the last couple of results and the last four performances, I've been pleased. "We've always been in the game, we've always done enough to give the opposition problems and we've started to concede less goals. We haven't had a clean sheet yet which is something I'm looking to do in the next few games." Shane Higgs and Nana Ofori-Twumasi will both continue to miss out with long-term Achilles and knee injuries respectively. Jack Sampson could make his debut for Southend. The striker, 18, signed a month-long loan deal from Bolton on Thursday and goes straight into contention for his Shrimpers bow at Sixfields. Fellow forward Elliot Benyon turned his ankle in last Saturday's 3-0 victory over Port Vale and missed training over the first half of this week before returning on Thursday, with the January signing to be assessed ahead of the weekend. Glenn Morris dislocated the little finger on his left hand during the second half against Vale, with the goalkeeper having it put back in place on the pitch before completing the remainder of the encounter. And despite requiring protective strapping to the area, he is expected to be okay to feature as second top meets second bottom in npower League Two.

Formation:442Manager: Adrian Boothroyd

Northampton

Formation: 442Manager: Paul Sturrock

Southend

  • Freddy Hall
  • Jason Crowe
  • Kelvin Langmead
  • Ben Tozer
  • Blair Adams
  • Lewis Young
  • John Johnson
  • Ben Harding
  • Michael Jacobs
  • Saido Berahino
  • Akwasi Asante
  • SUBS
  • Paul Walker
  • Adebayo Akinfenwa
  • Andy Holt
  • Greg Kaziboni
  • Ryan Gilligan

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Match Report

Late Shrimpers comeback stuns Cobblers Title-chasing Southend twice came from behind to beat relegation-threatened Northampton 5-2 at Sixfields. John Johnson gave the Cobblers a 10th-minute lead, forcing the ball home from close range after Southend failed to deal with Ben Tozer's long throw. David Martin equalised in the 41st minute, volleying home at the far post after Northampton were caught out by Sean Clohessy's cross, but Saido Berahino restored Northampton's advantage two minutes later, beating Glenn Morris from the edge of the box. Southend dominated the second half, with Hall parrying Liam Dickinson's drive and then saving Elliot Benyon's rebound, but the pressure finally told in the 70th minute when Hall impeded Dickinson in the box and the striker picked himself up to fire home the ensuing spot-kick. Michael Jacobs almost restored Northampton's advantage moments later when Morris turned his 25-yard free-kick around the post, while Harding went even closer in the 74th minute when his set-piece from a similar distance hit the inside of an upright before Berahino headed just past the wrong side of a post. Substitute Bilel Mohsni put Southend in front for the first time in the 82nd minute, heading home Hall's perfect cross. Three minutes later Dickinson grabbed his second with a clinical close-range finish and Mohsni headed home his second in stoppage time from Hall's inswinging corner.

Form Guide

    DLLLDW
  • Northampton
  • VS
  • Southend
  • DLLWDW

Last Meetings

  • Southend
  • 2 - 2
  • Northampton
  • 03/09/2011
  • Southend
  • 1 - 1
  • Northampton
  • 26/02/2011
  • Northampton
  • 2 - 1
  • Southend
  • 11/09/2010
  • Northampton
  • 1 - 2
  • Southend
  • 19/02/2005
  • Southend
  • 2 - 1
  • Northampton
  • 30/10/2004
  • Northampton
  • 2 - 2
  • Southend
  • 17/04/2004

Top Scorers

Northampton

  • A Akinfenwa 7
  • S Berahino 5
  • A Davies 4
  • M Jacobs 3
  • B Tozer 2
  • K Langmead 1
  • J Johnson 1
  • A Asante 1

Southend

  • M Phillips 7
  • R Hall 6
  • K Ferdinand 6
  • B Mohsni 5
  • N Harris 4
  • L Dickinson 4
  • M Timlin 3
  • P Gilbert 2
  • R Leonard 1

Goals

Northampton

    • Total goals 79
    • Goals per game 30
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 9 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 12 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Southend

    • Total goals 94
    • Goals per game 45
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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