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Newport County 3-1 York City

York City's Russell Penn is sent off against Newport County
York City's Russell Penn was sent off just 25 seconds into the second half against Newport County

Newport County came from behind to beat 10-man York City at Rodney Parade in League Two.

On-loan striker Diego De Girolamo's low finish fired the Minstermen in front early on, before Russell Penn saw red for a second bookable offence.

Andrew Hughes' low drive brought County level and Chris Zebroski latched onto a poor back-pass to put Newport ahead.

Centre-back Darren Jones hit a spectacular long range half-volley into the top corner to seal the win.

Newport moved up to 13th in the table, six points ahead of York, who drop to 22nd, above the relegation zone on goal difference.

Line-ups

Newport

Formation 4-4-2

  • 30Day
  • 16Hughes
  • 5Jones
  • 6Yakubu
  • 45PigottSubstituted forO'Connorat 76'minutes
  • 12WillmottSubstituted forFlynnat 45'minutes
  • 8Minshull
  • 15TancockBooked at 50minsSubstituted forPorterat 57'minutes
  • 20Loveridge
  • 11Zebroski
  • 18Klukowski

Substitutes

  • 1Pidgeley
  • 3Feely
  • 4Porter
  • 10O'Connor
  • 17Flynn
  • 22Owen-Evans
  • 26Poole

York

Formation 4-4-2

  • 24InghamSubstituted forMooneyat 45'minutes
  • 2McCoy
  • 15Lowe
  • 5McCombe
  • 3Ilesanmi
  • 14MontroseBooked at 61mins
  • 10PennBooked at 46mins
  • 19De GirolamoSubstituted forPlattat 48'minutes
  • 20Meikle
  • 11JarvisSubstituted forSummerfieldat 68'minutes
  • 26Brunt

Substitutes

  • 1Mooney
  • 8Summerfield
  • 13Straker
  • 18Platt
  • 21Hirst
  • 22Godfrey
  • 23Murray
Referee:
Carl Berry
Attendance:
2,822

Match Stats

Home TeamNewportAway TeamYork
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home14
Away4
Shots on Target
Home8
Away2
Corners
Home9
Away2
Fouls
Home6
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Newport County 3, York City 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Newport County 3, York City 1.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Marvin McCoy.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Newport County. Conceded by John McCombe.

  5. Post update

    Corner, York City. Conceded by James Loveridge.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Lindon Meikle (York City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  7. Post update

    Corner, York City. Conceded by Andrew Hughes.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Yan Klukowski (Newport County) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Newport County. Conceded by John McCombe.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Femi Ilesanmi.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Newport County. Aaron O'Connor replaces Joe Pigott.

  12. Post update

    Lee Minshull (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Lewis Montrose (York City).

  14. Goal!

    Goal! Newport County 3, York City 1. Darren Jones (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Keith Lowe.

  16. Post update

    Ismail Yakubu (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Ryan Brunt (York City).

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, York City. Luke Summerfield replaces Ryan Jarvis.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Joe Pigott (Newport County).

  20. Post update

    Keith Lowe (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe12741178925
2Burton128131613325
3Bury127232011923
4Luton12633128421
5Southend126241210220
6Plymouth12615138519
7Morecambe126151412219
8Shrewsbury125341510518
9Northampton125342016418
10Wimbledon125342019118
11Cambridge125252315817
12Portsmouth12453119217
13Newport124441513216
14Cheltenham124441011-116
15Mansfield125161216-416
16Accrington125161722-516
17Exeter124351316-315
18Dag & Red124261620-414
19Stevenage124261418-414
20Carlisle123361521-612
21Hartlepool12327718-1111
22York121741117-610
23Oxford Utd122461118-710
24Tranmere122371116-59
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