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Northampton 2-1 Leeds

Substitute Nicholas Bignall grabbed the winner as Northampton gained revenge for last week's FA Cup defeat with victory over Leeds.

The Cobblers took a deserved lead in the 28th-minute when Liam Davis fired in from the edge of the area.

Jermaine Beckford headed home an equaliser at the far post in the 69th minute before limping off injured.

But Northampton rallied and in the 87th minute Bignall rose to head home a Danny Jackman corner and claim the win.


Northampton: Fielding, Kyle Walker, Crowe, Todd, Jackman, Gilligan, Coke, Guttridge (Holt 76), Davis, Constantine (Bignall 75), McGleish. Subs Not Used: Dunn, Hughes, Dolman.

Goals: Davis 28, Bignall 87.

Leeds: Lucas, Hughes, Telfer, Michalik, Parker, Prutton, Delph, Douglas (Snodgrass 65), Robinson, Beckford (Howson 79), Becchio. Subs Not Used: Ankergren, Richardson, Kilkenny.

Booked: Robinson, Delph, Douglas, Prutton.

Goals: Beckford 69.

Att: 6,008

Ref: Chris Foy (Merseyside).



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