Sam Hoskins almost had this early chance to put Cobblers ahead at Sincil Bank. Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds

Lincoln City 1 Northampton Town 1: James Heneghan's player ratings in pictures as Cobblers hold the leaders

Cobblers held table-topping Lincoln City to a 1-1 draw at Sincil Bank on Saturday.

Who shone and who wilted at Sincil Bank? Find out with James Heneghan's player ratings - scroll down and flick through our picture gallery to see how each player performed.

His focus was more on defence than attack in the wing-back role, positionally solid and didn't give much away. Thigh strain cut short his afternoon early in the second-half... 6

5. Shay Facey

His focus was more on defence than attack in the wing-back role, positionally solid and didn't give much away. Thigh strain cut short his afternoon early in the second-half... 6
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A lesser man might have gone off after Anderson's nasty challenge but he gamely battled on. Continued to compete well too despite walking the tightrope of an early booking... 7

6. David Buchanan

A lesser man might have gone off after Anderson's nasty challenge but he gamely battled on. Continued to compete well too despite walking the tightrope of an early booking... 7
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Becoming more and more adept at that combative midfield role. Read the game well and successfully disrupted the home side's rhythm. Was neat and tidy, if not overly expansive, once he got hold of the ball... 7

7. Jordan Turnbull

Becoming more and more adept at that combative midfield role. Read the game well and successfully disrupted the home side's rhythm. Was neat and tidy, if not overly expansive, once he got hold of the ball... 7
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Bustling and industrious in midfield, making some good forward forays into opposition territory, but passing was a little wayward at times. Might also have taken a slight knock before coming off... 6

8. Shaun McWilliams

Bustling and industrious in midfield, making some good forward forays into opposition territory, but passing was a little wayward at times. Might also have taken a slight knock before coming off... 6
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