Scunthorpe vs Northampton
Sky Bet League 2
3:00pm Saturday 12th October
Sands Venue Stadium
Scunthorpe enhanced their unbeaten run to three matches with a victory over Northampton in Sky Bet League 2.
With all three of the goals coming in the opening 31 moments, the Iron did the harm in the first half.
Lee Novak fired them ahead in the 12th minute, beating the offside trap envision it and to bring down a pass from Ryan Colclough.
Two minutes later, the Iron striker netted his second, now spanned out of close range after a Kevin Van Veen header had been retained outside by Cornell.
Sam Hoskins shot extensive during an unusual sight at target for the visitors, until van Veen – from his former club – curly a terrific strike to wrap up victory for those hosts.
Northampton improved after the break, but any hopes they had back into the game disappeared for catching Scunthorpe goalkeeper Rory Watson in the face with his boot after striker Vadaine Oliver was sent off.
There was A bloodied Watson forced off, but the Iron continued to control – with a mix of Cornell and the crossbar denying Novak that a hat-trick overdue on.