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Roots Hall (ATT 5,406) 16th February 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: G Scott

Southend Southend United vs Northampton Town Northamptn

Southend 1

B Mohsni (S/O 27)
M Lund (65)

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Northamptn 2

R O'Donovan (11)
K Langmead (90)

Mohsni off in Shrimpers loss

Last Updated: 18/02/13 9:22am

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Bilel Mohsni: Disappointing return

Bilel Mohsni: Disappointing return

Bilel Mohsni was sent off on his return to Southend as they suffered a 2-1 defeat against Northampton at Roots Hall.

Mohsni was making his first appearance in nine months after being frozen out with the Shrimpers, but received his marching orders after just 27 minutes for a poorly-timed challenge on Cobblers' winger Chris Hackett.

Before the red card, Northampton had taken the lead in the 11 minute when a long throw from Ben Tozer on the right was flicked on to the far post where former Shrimpers loanee Roy O'Donovan hooked the ball home.

However, the Cobblers were unable to hang on to their lead as, in the 65th minute, Matthew Lund, who was making his debut after signing on loan from Stoke, headed home a right-wing corner from Kevan Hurst.

Southend remained on top after the equaliser with Hurst and substitute Freddy Eastwood both going close to scoring.

But Northampton stole it right at the death with captain Kelvin Langmead heading home from close range as Shrimpers goalkeeper Paul Smith stayed rooted to his line.

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2 Wycombe Wanderers 15 29
3 Burton Albion 15 28
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6 Plymouth Argyle 15 26
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11 Cheltenham Town 15 22
12 Cambridge United 15 21
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17 Mansfield Town 15 19
18 Northampton Town 15 18
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20 Carlisle United 15 15
21 Dagenham & Redbridge 15 15
22 York City 15 12
23 Tranmere Rovers 15 11
24 Hartlepool United 15 11