Aidy Boothroyd admitted there was little between the two sides after Northampton's 2-0 loss to non-league Grimsby in the FA Cup.
Shaun Pearson and Patrick McLaughlin secured Grimsby's progression into the FA Cup third round with a 2-0 win over Northampton.
Team news for Saturday's FA Cup second-round clash between Grimsby Town and Northampton at Blundell Park.
Aidy Boothroyd hailed his new strike partnership after Northampton climbed off the foot of the table with a 1-0 win over Accrington.
Stuart Dallas hit the only goal of the game as Northampton ended Accrington's excellent revival with a 1-0 victory at Sixfields.
Northampton's latest loan signing Izale McLeod is hoping to get as many games as he can under his belt with the Cobblers.
Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Northampton Town and Accrington Stanley at Sixfields Stadium.
Northampton have beaten the loan deadline to sign MK Dons striker Izale McLeod on loan.