Rochdale 2 Northampton Town 1 - the match report
FA CUP FIRST ROUND REPLAY
Tuesday November 18th, 7.45pm
Reuben Noble-Lazarus 85
Oliver Lancashire 90
NORTHAMPTON TOWN 1
Ivan Toney 5
Attendance: 1,717 (107 Cobblers fans)
Rochdale: Conrad Logan, Joe Rafferty (sub Jamie Allen 68), Rhys Bennett, Ashley Eastham, Oliver Lancashire, Matthew Lund, Stephen Dawson, Bastien Hery (sub Reuben Noble-Lazarus 54), Matthew Done, Jack Muldoon (sub Calvin Andrew 68), Michael Rose .
Subs not used: Josh Lillis, Scott Tanser, Andrew Cannon, William Hasler-Cregg
Cobblers: Jordan Archer, Ben Tozer, Ryan Cresswell (sub Kelvin Langmead 68), Lee Collins, Gregor Robertson, John-Joe O’Toole (sub Chris Hackett 78), Stewart Murdoch, Darren Carter, Emile Sinclair (sub Joel Byrom 71), Marc Richards, Ivan Toney
Subs not used: Matt Duke, Kaid Mohamed, Alex Nicholls, Daniel Alfei
Referee: Mr R Clark
5 cautions on or before 30 November; 1 match suspension
10 cautions on or before 11 April; 2 match suspension
15 cautions at any time in season; 3 match suspension
Sendings off: 2 cautions in one game; 1 match suspension but cautions do not count towards above totals. Other sendings off; 1 or 3 match suspension. Extra match ban for additional sendings off.
Emile Sinclair, Darren Carter and John-Joe O’Toole all came into the side for the FA Cup first round replay at Rochdale while Gregor Robertson replaced Tom Newey (ankle) at left-back.
The Cobblers had the lead early on, Ivan Toney getting on the end of a Carter free-kick.
As the Cobblers continued to create the better chances, Carter sent a free-kick just over the bar while Marc Richards drew a good save from Conrad Logan.
Rochdale then started to come into the game, Jordan Archer saving a Michael Rose set-piece before Rhys Bennett fired over.
Jack Muldoon shot straight at Archer on 52 minutes before Reuben Noble-Lazarus came on for Dale.
Kelvin Langmead replaced Ryan Cresswell midway through the second half following a fragmented period of play. Soon after Joel Byrom then came on for Emile Sinclair in the Cobblers second change.
Jamie Allen saw a header clip the Cobblers crossbar on 76 minutes with Langmead on hand to clear the ball off the goal line.
The home side had been threatening and on 85 minutes were back on level terms, Reuben Noble-Lazarus with a good finish from just inside the area.
Rochdale then won it deep into stoppage time, Oliver Lancashire heading home to send the League One side through to round two.
ROCHDALE MATCH STATS (first half in brackets, match total out of brackets)
SHOTS ON TARGET: (2) 7
SHOTS OFF TARGET: (2) 4
CORNERS: (0) 5
FOULS: (5) 11
CAUGHT OFFSIDE: (5) 12
COBBLERS MATCH STATS (first half in brackets, match total out of brackets)
SHOTS ON TARGET: (2) 2
SHOTS OFF TARGET: (4) 4
CORNERS: (1) 2
FOULS: (7) 17
CAUGHT OFFSIDE: (0) 1
The above stats are recorded by club staff. The stats shown elsewhere on this page are recorded by Opta