BARROW-IN-FURNESS. Northampton Town bested Barrow 3-1 thanks to S. Hoskins who scored in the 5th and 22nd minute. Northampton Town was just to good to grab a decisive 3-0 lead with S. Hoskins (5′), F. Horsfall (14′) and S. Hoskins (22′). Barrow reduced the distance with a goal (45′) by J. Kay, but there was not much to do for them. Barrow lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (57%).
Northampton Town remained with 10 players after L. Roberts received a red card in the 90′.
The match was played at the The Dunes Hotel Stadium stadium in Barrow-in-Furness on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Ross Joyce with the assistance of Graeme Fyvie and Johnathon Bickerdike. The 4th official was Andy Haines. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15 degrees Celsius or 58.98 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 79%.
Barrow had a strong ball possession 57% while Northampton Town was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Barrow was putting more pressure with 50 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 3 were on target. Notwithstanding, Northampton Town managed to find the solution to win this match.
Barrow shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target. Talking about the opposition, Northampton Town shot 10 times, 5 on target, 5 off target.
Barrow received 2 yellow cards (J. Kay and J. Grayson). On the opposite side, Northampton Town received 2 yellow cards (S. Hoskins and D. Rose).
Also, Northampton Town didn’t end the match with 11 players after L. Roberts (Northampton Town) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (90′).
After playing this encounter, Barrow will stay with 44 points to remain in the 22nd place. On the opposite side, Northampton Town will have 80 points like Bristol Rovers to sit in the 4th place.
In the next match in the Northampton Town will play away agasint Mansfield Town on the 14th of May with a 5-4 head to head in favor of Mansfield Town (5 draws).
Barrow – Formation
Barrow started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Phil Brown decided to play with the following team: .
Barrow could not rely on the presence of G. Williams (injured).
Barrow made 3 changes: J. Stevens for A. Driscoll-Glennon (32′), R. Hutton for G. Williams (70′) and C. Brown for J. Jones (81′).
Northampton Town – Formation
Northampton Town started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
Jon Brady played with: .
Northampton Town made 3 changes: J. O. Eppiah for D. Rose (62′), L. Appere for I. Kanu (81′) and J. Mills for C. Zimba (88′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League Two.
- Hartlepool United – Colchester United – 0-2
- Walsall – Swindon Town – 0-3
- Stevenage – Salford City – 4-2
- Mansfield Town – Forest Green Rovers – 2-2
- Leyton Orient – Tranmere Rovers – 0-1
- Harrogate Town – Sutton United – 0-2
- Exeter City – Port Vale – 0-1
- Bristol Rovers – Scunthorpe United – 7-0
- Oldham Athletic – Crawley Town – 3-3
- Newport County – Rochdale – 0-2
- Bradford City – Carlisle United – 2-0
- Barrow – Northampton Town – 1-3