Eastleigh 2-1 Newport County

Aaron Collins of Newport County AFC

Newport County were beaten 2-1 by non-League Eastleigh in a pre-season friendly.

Former County player Yemi Odubade fired Eastleigh into the lead and Will Evans doubled the lead after the break.

Substitute Aaron Collins' late strike offered some hope for Terry Butcher's team, but Eastleigh were comfortable winners.

Newport's next pre-season game is against Weston Super Mare on Tuesday, 28 July.

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