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Southend United 0-2 Newport County

Shawn McCoulsky's brace gave League Two Newport County a shock EFL Cup first round win over League One side Southend United.

The summer loan signing from Bristol City's goals came in six second-half minutes.

They will be in Thursday's second round draw for the first time since 2013.

Southend's defeat came after they shocked League One favourites Blackburn 2-1 in their season opener last weekend.

Line-ups

Southend

  • 22Smith
  • 24Demetriou
  • 48White
  • 15Kiernan
  • 2Hendrie
  • 17McGlashanSubstituted forBaat 66'minutes
  • 18Leonard
  • 16Yearwood
  • 11McLaughlin
  • 10CoxSubstituted forFortunéat 65'minutes
  • 31RobinsonSubstituted forTimlinat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Oxley
  • 7Kightly
  • 8Timlin
  • 9Fortuné
  • 12Ba
  • 19Bridge
  • 27Kyprianou

Newport

  • 1Day
  • 6WhiteBooked at 62mins
  • 17BennettSubstituted forLabadieat 45'minutes
  • 28Demetriou
  • 2Pipe
  • 7Willmott
  • 8DolanBooked at 60mins
  • 20Owen-Evans
  • 3Butler
  • 15McCoulskySubstituted forFoulstonat 90+3'minutes
  • 11ReynoldsSubstituted forNoubleat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Labadie
  • 10Nouble
  • 18Foulston
  • 25O'Brien
  • 27Rigg
  • 30Bittner
  • 32Jahraldo-Martin
Referee:
Antony Coggins
Attendance:
2,998

Match Stats

Home TeamSouthendAway TeamNewport
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home12
Away10
Shots on Target
Home9
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away0
Fouls
Home16
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Southend United 0, Newport County 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Southend United 0, Newport County 2.

Attempt saved. Amadou Ba (Southend United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Dru Yearwood (Southend United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Jay Foulston replaces Shawn McCoulsky.

Ben White (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ryan Leonard (Southend United).

Attempt saved. Stephen McLaughlin (Southend United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Attempt missed. Joss Labadie (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Mickey Demetriou (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marc-Antoine Fortuné (Southend United).

Attempt saved. Joss Labadie (Newport County) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Frank Nouble (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stephen Hendrie (Southend United).

Attempt saved. Marc-Antoine Fortuné (Southend United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Foul by Dan Butler (Newport County).

Michael Timlin (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Shawn McCoulsky (Newport County).

Jason Demetriou (Southend United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Michael Timlin replaces Theo Robinson.

Foul by Frank Nouble (Newport County).

Stephen Hendrie (Southend United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Tom Owen-Evans (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dru Yearwood (Southend United).

Foul by Shawn McCoulsky (Newport County).

John White (Southend United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Joss Labadie (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marc-Antoine Fortuné (Southend United).

Frank Nouble (Newport County) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Attempt saved. Tom Owen-Evans (Newport County) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Joss Labadie (Newport County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Marc-Antoine Fortuné (Southend United).

Mickey Demetriou (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marc-Antoine Fortuné (Southend United).

Attempt missed. Tom Owen-Evans (Newport County) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Stephen McLaughlin (Southend United) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Joss Labadie.

Scot Bennett (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Theo Robinson (Southend United).

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Frank Nouble replaces Lamar Reynolds.

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