Scunthorpe 3-0 Northampton: Lee Novak scores twice in Iron win

Scunthorpe vs Northampton
Sky Bet League Two
3:00pm Saturday 12th October

Sands Venue Stadium
(Att: 3377)

Their unbeaten run enhanced in Sky Bet League 2 to three matches with a victory over Northampton.
With all three of their goals coming in the opening 31 moments the Iron failed the harm in the first half.
Lee Novak fired them ahead in the 12th minute, beating the offside trap to bring down a pass and envision it past goalkeeper David Cornell.
Two minutes later, the striker netted his second, this time pouncing range after a Kevin Van Veen header had been kept out by Cornell.
Sam Hoskins shot extensive through an unusual sight until van Veen – against his former team – curly a attack to wrap up victory for those hosts.
Northampton improved after the break, but any hopes they had back in the game disappeared for grabbing Scunthorpe goalkeeper Rory Watson in the face with his boot while challenging for the ball after striker Vadaine Oliver was shipped away in the 54th minute.
There was A bloodied Watson pushed off, however the Iron continued to control – with only a combo of Cornell and the crossbar denying Novak that a hat-trick overdue on.

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