Northampton Town surprises AFC Wimbledon with a 2-0 win. HIGHLIGHTS

KINGSTON UPON THAMES. Northampton Town had a surprising win over AFC Wimbledon with a 2-0 win with a goal from J. Guthrie (27') and an own goal from R. Towler (69').

Northampton Town surprises AFC Wimbledon with a 2-0 win. HIGHLIGHTS

KINGSTON UPON THAMES. Northampton Town had a surprising win over AFC Wimbledon with a 2-0 win with a goal from J. Guthrie (27′) and an own goal from R. Towler (69′).

The match was played at the Kingsmeadow stadium in Kingston upon Thames on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Charles Breakspear with the support of Garry Maskell and Kevin Howick. The 4th official was Liam Cross. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.8 degrees Celsius or 60.4 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 92%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 53 Ball Possession 47
Shots
  • 11 Total 8
  • 0 On Target 6
  • 11 Off Target 2
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 94 Attack 80
  • 35 Dangerous attack 27
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 7 Corners 5
Fouls
  • 17 Total 15
  • 3 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. AFC Wimbledon was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Northampton Town that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

Attitude and shots

AFC Wimbledon had a more offensive attitude with 35 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 0 were on target. Still, Northampton Town managed to find the solution to win this match.​

AFC Wimbledon shot 11 times, 0 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Northampton Town shot 8 times, 6 on target, 2 off target.

Cards

AFC Wimbledon received 3 yellow cards (P. Maghoma, A. Assal and A. Pearce). Regarding the opposition, Northampton Town received 1 yellow card (J. Sowerby).

Match Timeline

18'
L. Appere- sub ->S. McWilliams
27'
J. Guthrie(goal)M. Pinnock
43'
J. Sowerby- Yellow
P. Osew- sub ->N. Young-Coombes
44'
P. Maghoma- Yellow
65'
69'
R. Towler(own-goal)
K. Hudlin- sub ->J. Davison
70'
Q. Bartley- sub ->E. Chislett
70'
77'
H. Lintott- sub ->K. Bowie
J. Currie- sub ->L. Brown
79'
G. Marsh- sub ->H. Pell
79'
A. Assal- Yellow
84'
A. Pearce- Yellow
90'
90'
M. Dyche- sub ->M. Pinnock
90'
R. Haynes- sub ->S. Hoskins

Standings

After playing this match, AFC Wimbledon will stay with 8 points to hold in the 15th place. Talking about the opposition, Northampton Town will have 17 points like Salford City to hold in the 5th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the League Two, AFC Wimbledon will play away against Crewe Alexandra on the 18th of April with a 3-1 head to head stats in favor of Crewe Alexandra (2 draws).

Northampton Town will play away agasint Sutton United on the 18th of April with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of Sutton United (1 draw).

AFC Wimbledon – Formation

AFC Wimbledon
G
N. Tzanev 1.New Zealand
7.0
D
A. Pearce 15.Republic of Ireland
6.4
90'
D
L. Brown 3.England
6.4
79'
D
R. Towler 12.England
5.8
M
C. Gunter 2.Wales
6.7
M
H. Pell 8.England
6.2
79'
M
E. Maghoma 19.England
7.3
65'
M
E. Chislett 11.England
6.4
70'
F
A. Assal 10.England
6.6
84'
F
N. Young-Coombes 7.England
6.7
44'
F
J. Davison 9.England
6.4
70'
Substitutes
G
W. Jääskeläinen 99.Finland
D
P. Osew 37.England
6.4
44'
D
J. Currie 26.England
6.4
79'
D
W. Nightingale 5.England
M
Q. Bartley 39.England
6.3
70'
M
G. Marsh 6.England
6.4
79'
F
K. Hudlin 18.England
6.6
70'

AFC Wimbledon started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Johnnie Jackson decided to play with the following team: Nik Tzanev (7.0), Alex Pearce (6.4), Ryley Towler (5.8), Lee Brown (6.4), Chris Gunter (6.7), Harry Pell (6.2), Edmond-Paris Maghoma (7.3), Ethan Chislett (6.4), Nathan Young-Coombes (6.7), Josh Davison (6.4) and Ayoub Assal (6.6).

The home team had on the bench: Quaine Bartley (6.3), George Marsh (6.4), Paul Osew (6.4), Jack Currie (6.4), Kyle Hudlin (6.6), W. Nightingale and W. Jääskeläinen.

AFC Wimbledon could not rely on the presence of P. Osew (injured).

Substitutions

AFC Wimbledon made 5 changes: N. Young-Coombes for P. Osew (44′), J. Davison for K. Hudlin (70′), E. Chislett for Q. Bartley (70′), L. Brown for J. Currie (79′) and H. Pell for G. Marsh (79′).

Best player: Edmond-Paris Maghoma​

The most impressive player for AFC Wimbledon was Edmond-Paris Maghoma.

His rating is (7.3) with 29 passes (65% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 13. He performed 4 crosses.

Northampton Town – Formation

Northampton Town
G
L. Burge 1.England
7.8
D
J. Guthrie 5.England
7.8
Goals27'
D
T. Magloire 2.England
8.0
D
A. Koiki 14.England
6.8
D
S. Sherring 6.England
7.4
M
M. Pinnock 11.England
7.1
90'
M
J. Sowerby 4.England
6.8
43'
M
S. McWilliams 17.England
6.7
18'
M
M. Leonard 12.Scotland
6.6
M
S. Hoskins 7.England
7.7
90'
F
K. Bowie 19.Scotland
6.8
77'
Substitutes
G
J. Maxted 23.England
D
R. Haynes 24.England
90'
D
H. Lintott 20.England
6.6
77'
D
M. Dyche 35.England
90'
M
L. Cross 34.England
M
P. Abimbola 27.England
F
L. Appere 9.Scotland
6.8
18'

Northampton Town started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Jon Brady played with: Lee Burge (7.8), Sam Sherring (7.4), Jon Guthrie (7.8), Tyler Magloire (8.0), Ali Koiki (6.8), Jack Sowerby (6.8), Shaun McWilliams (6.7), Mitchell Pinnock (7.1), Marc Leonard (6.6), Sam Hoskins (7.7) and Kieron Bowie (6.8).

They had on the bench: Louis Appéré (6.8), R. Haynes, Harvey Lintott (6.6), J. Maxted, L. Cross, P. Abimbola and M. Dyche.

Northampton Town could not rely on the presence of L. Appere (injured).

Substitutions

Northampton Town made 4 changes: S. McWilliams for L. Appere (18′), K. Bowie for H. Lintott (77′), M. Pinnock for M. Dyche (90′) and S. Hoskins for R. Haynes (90′).

Best player: Tyler Magloire​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Northampton Town was Tyler Magloire even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.0) with 34 passes (67% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 12 duels out of 18.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the League Two.​