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Paul Turnbull produces a right-footed shot from inside the area and hits the post. Adebayo Akinfenwa scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Plymouth 4-1 Northampton.Assist by Ben Tozer.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Luke Daley. Free kick taken by Paul Turnbull.
Luke Young has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.
Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa on Onismor Bhasera, free kick awarded. Adebayo Akinfenwa receives a caution. Direct free kick taken by Ashley Hemmings. Shot by Luke Young from outside the box goes over the net.
Luke Young replaces Simon Walton. Luke Daley is brought on as a substitute for Craig Sutherland.
The referee blows for offside. Sam Walker takes the indirect free kick.
Effort on goal by Simon Walton from inside the box misses to the right of the target.
Ben Tozer challenges Durrell Berry unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Darren Purse.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Turnbull on Will Atkinson. Darren Purse restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Nick Chadwick on Ashley Westwood, free kick awarded. Matt Lecointe replaces Nick Chadwick. Paul Turnbull takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Paul Turnbull by Maxime Blanchard results in a free kick. Ashley Westwood restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Nick Chadwick on Ashley Corker. Ashley Westwood takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on John Johnson by Nick Chadwick results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Sam Walker.
Foul by John Johnson on Craig Sutherland, free kick awarded. Ashley Hemmings takes the direct free kick.
Nick Chadwick has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.
The ball is sent over by Ashley Hemmings, Close range header by Darren Purse goes over the crossbar.
John Johnson challenges Nick Chadwick unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Onismor Bhasera.
The referee blows for offside against Nick Chadwick. Indirect free kick taken by Sam Walker.
Foul by Onismor Bhasera on Michael Jacobs, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Jason Crowe.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Jacobs by Simon Walton. Sam Walker takes the free kick.
Will Atkinson fouled by Ashley Corker, the ref awards a free kick. Darren Purse restarts play with the free kick.
Shot by Conor Hourihane from outside the box goes over the target.
Ashley Corker challenges Will Atkinson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Darren Purse takes the direct free kick.
Adebayo Akinfenwa has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Conor Hourihane has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal. Ashley Hemmings finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Plymouth 4-0 Northampton.Assist on the goal came from Nick Chadwick.
Simon Walton takes a shot. Save by Sam Walker.
Ben Tozer concedes a free kick for a foul on Darren Purse. Darren Purse takes the free kick.
Craig Sutherland is caught offside. Sam Walker takes the indirect free kick.
Arron Davies is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Jake Cole takes the direct free kick.
Effort on goal by Arron Davies from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.
Outswinging corner taken by Ashley Hemmings from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by John Johnson.
Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Ashley Hemmings, Will Atkinson takes a shot. Sam Walker makes a save.
The ball is crossed by Ashley Hemmings, Will Atkinson takes a shot. Sam Walker makes a save.
The ball is sent over by Ashley Corker, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Adebayo Akinfenwa goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Nick Chadwick challenges John Johnson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Sam Walker.
Ashley Hemmings takes the outswinging corner, John Johnson manages to make a clearance.
Craig Sutherland is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Sam Walker.
Darren Purse fouled by Adebayo Akinfenwa, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Jake Cole.
Effort on goal by Adebayo Akinfenwa from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Will Atkinson finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Plymouth 3-0 Northampton.Simon Walton provided the assist for the goal.
Assist by Conor Hourihane. Nick Chadwick grabs a headed goal from close in. Plymouth 2-0 Northampton.
Corner taken by Ashley Corker played to the near post, Durrell Berry makes a clearance.
Michael Jacobs takes a shot. Darren Purse gets a block in.
John Johnson is adjudged to have handled the ball. Booking for John Johnson. Placed penalty scored by Simon Walton. Plymouth 1-0 Northampton.
Will Atkinson takes the inswinging corner, save made by Sam Walker.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ashley Hemmings, Adebayo Akinfenwa makes a clearance.
Nick Chadwick has an effort at goal from inside the penalty box that bounces off the post.
The referee penalises Michael Jacobs for handball. Jake Cole takes the direct free kick.
Bignot banned for Cobblers clash
Plymouth will be without the suspended Paul Bignot for their npower League Two clash with Northampton.
Bignot was sent off for lashing out at Stourbridge's Sean Evans in the two sides' FA Cup first-round replay on Tuesday, in which the Pilgrims were humbled 2-0 by their non-league hosts, and the on-loan Blackpool defender serves the first of a three-match ban against the Cobblers.
Robbie Williams could fill in in place of Bignot, while defender Darren Purse and striker Nick Chadwick are both in line for debuts after arriving at Home Park this week.
Jake Cole is expected to retain the goalkeeper's jersey, after reclaiming his place in between the sticks for the FA Cup defeat.
New signing Maxime Blanchard will be hoping for his first taste of action with Plymouth, while Matt Lecointe is pushing for a start after several appearances from the bench in recent weeks.
John Johnson comes back into the reckoning for Northampton as Tim Flowers takes charge for the first time.
Johnson missed the 7-2 home hammering by Shrewsbury as the defender was serving a one-match suspension.
He could be restored to the starting XI but Flowers, who this week replaced David Lee as caretaker manager, does not anticipate making wholesale changes to the team.
"I'm not going to make a lot of changes, but John Johnson is back from suspension so he becomes available," said Flowers, who will remain in charge until the club find a permanent successor to Gary Johnson.
"There will be the odd change here and there but there is no doubt that a lot of the players have a lot to prove.
"We will take a squad down on Friday morning and we will train on Friday afternoon at Exeter, who have kindly allowed us to use their facilities. We will go through a few things - like set-pieces - and then pick the team from there."
Defenders Byron Webster (foot) and Nana Ofori-Twumasi (knee) are long-term absentees.
Pilgrims romp home past sorry Cobblers
New-look Plymouth swept to only their third League Two victory of the season after thumping four first-half goals past struggling Northampton, eventually running out 4-1 winners at Home Park
The Cobblers, with caretaker boss Tim Flowers in charge of his first game, conceded seven against Shrewsbury last week under David Lee and they were rocked by two goals in the opening nine minutes this weekend.
Argyle - who fielded four debutants - opened the scoring from Simon Walton's eighth-minute penalty after Town skipper John Johnson handled Ashley Hemmings' cross from the left.
A minute later Argyle were 2-0 up as on-loan Stockport striker Nick Chadwick - who had already hit the woodwork - powered a near-post header into the roof of the net from Conor Hourihane's cross.
Will Atkinson smashed in a third from the angle of the penalty area after cutting inside from the right.
And Chadwick then teed up on-loan Wolves winger Hemmings for his first-ever League goal in the 44th minute, piling the misery on Town.
It could have been more but for some excellent saves from Sam Walker, the Northampton keeper palming away Atkinson's header and then tipping over a goalbound Hourihane strike from the corner.
A dour second half was livened up in the 79th minute when Walton went close with a 20-yard volley.
And then seconds after Darren Purse had cleared Paul Turnbull's stoppage-time lob off the goal-line, Northampton striker Adebayo Akinfenwa headed a 92nd-minute consolation for the Cobblers from Ben Tozer's throw-in.
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