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Newport County 0-2 Stevenage

Newport County
Newport County's defeat against Stevenage was their third in succession in League Two

Stevenage moved to within a point of the League Two play-off places after winning away against Newport County, who remain bottom of the table.

The visitors took an early lead when Newport defender Darren Jones turned the ball into his own net.

Stevenage doubled their advantage before half-time as Tom Pett headed in from close range.

Newport stay one point away from safety, while Stevenage climb up to ninth place in the table.

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Line-ups

Newport

  • 1Day
  • 3ButlerSubstituted forJacksonat 45'minutes
  • 17BennettBooked at 60mins
  • 4Jones
  • 14Bignot
  • 11Myrie-Williams
  • 12TozerSubstituted forLabadieat 72'minutes
  • 33JebbSubstituted forOwen-Evansat 45'minutes
  • 2Barnum-Bobb
  • 16Sheehan
  • 19Healey

Substitutes

  • 6Labadie
  • 8Randall
  • 13Jackson
  • 15Green
  • 20Owen-Evans
  • 30Bittner
  • 40Meite

Stevenage

  • 1Jones
  • 25Henry
  • 19Wells
  • 6WilkinsonBooked at 76mins
  • 5FranksBooked at 50mins
  • 11PettSubstituted forMcAnuffat 90+4'minutes
  • 8Schumacher
  • 4KingBooked at 63mins
  • 23CowansSubstituted forLeeat 64'minutes
  • 13McKirdySubstituted forLiburdat 82'minutes
  • 14Kennedy

Substitutes

  • 7McAnuff
  • 9Liburd
  • 16Day
  • 17Gorman
  • 18Tonge
  • 22Lee
  • 28Kerr
Referee:
Kevin Johnson
Attendance:
1,877

Match Stats

Home TeamNewportAway TeamStevenage
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home11
Away11
Shots on Target
Home1
Away6
Corners
Home6
Away6
Fouls
Home14
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Newport County 0, Stevenage 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Newport County 0, Stevenage 2.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Paul Bignot.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Paul Bignot.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Jobi McAnuff replaces Tom Pett.

Foul by Tom Owen-Evans (Newport County).

Tom Pett (Stevenage) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Charlie Lee (Stevenage) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Joss Labadie (Newport County).

Rowan Liburd (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marlon Jackson (Newport County).

Jack King (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Scot Bennett.

Attempt blocked. Charlie Lee (Stevenage) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Rowan Liburd replaces Harry McKirdy.

Foul by Marlon Jackson (Newport County).

Luke Wilkinson (Stevenage) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Marlon Jackson (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Steven Schumacher (Stevenage).

Attempt missed. Joss Labadie (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt blocked. Jennison Myrie-Williams (Newport County) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Luke Wilkinson (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Rhys Healey (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Luke Wilkinson (Stevenage).

Attempt missed. Harry McKirdy (Stevenage) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Rhys Healey (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dean Wells (Stevenage).

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Joss Labadie replaces Ben Tozer.

Foul by Jennison Myrie-Williams (Newport County).

Luke Wilkinson (Stevenage) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Josh Sheehan (Newport County) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ben Kennedy (Stevenage).

Foul by Scot Bennett (Newport County).

Ben Kennedy (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Jazzi Barnum-Bobb (Newport County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Tom Pett (Stevenage).

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Ben Tozer.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Paul Bignot.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Charlie Lee replaces Henry Cowans.

Attempt missed. Darren Jones (Newport County) header from the centre of the box misses to the right following a set piece situation.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Tuesday 6th December 2016

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Doncaster19123442281439
2Carlisle19108137231438
3Plymouth1912252921838
4Portsmouth1994632201231
5Luton1987428181031
6Yeovil198472423128
7Wycombe198472322128
8Blackpool1976633221127
9Stevenage198383029127
10Barnet196942727027
11Grimsby197572725226
12Crewe196852225-326
13Cambridge197482123-225
14Mansfield196762125-425
15Colchester196582726123
16Crawley196582132-1123
17Morecambe1972102336-1323
18Hartlepool195772832-422
19Notts County196492432-822
20Accrington195682025-521
21Exeter1962112025-520
22Leyton Orient1953112126-518
23Cheltenham193972028-818
24Newport1945102229-717
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