Date: 27th November 2012 at 1:15pm
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Oxford United 4-4-2:01 Clarke,04 Raynes,06 Wright,16 Whing,17 Capaldi Booked,14 Rigg (Worley – 83),18 Forster-Caskey Booked (Pittman – 56),19 Cox,20 Leven,09 Constable,
15 Potter

Substitutes:21 Brown,22 Worley,23 O’Brien,07 Chapman,08 Heslop,26 Davis,11 Pittman

Scorers:Constable 15′ Pittman 79′


Northampton Town 4-4-2:21 Nicholls,05 Langmead Booked,12 Tozer,23 East,30 Carlisle Dismissed after an earlier booking,07 Demontagnac Booked (Platt – 61),08 Harding,11 Hackett,22 Hornby,10 Akinfenwa,17 Robinson Booked

Substitutes:13 Snedker,06 Charles,28 Huws,09 Platt,15 Mukendi,19 Moult

Scorer:Platt 76′With the odds stacked against the yellows going into this match luck was on the U’s side. Northampton was the form team but morale boosting goals from JP Pittman and Beano ensured three welcomed points. Chris Wilder can be applauded for his tactics in this match as I thought leaving three up at corners freed up space for the defence and Ryan Clarke in goal. Later on bring on the 6ft 4 Harry Worley to shore up the threat of Clive Platt.