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Carlisle United 2-3 Newport County

Newport County's Chris Zebroski heads towards goal
Newport moved up to seventh in the League Two table

Newport County extended their unbeaten record to eight games in League Two with victory at Carlisle United.

Yan Klukowski headed home Chris Zebroski's cross from the edge of area to give Newport a ninth-minute lead.

Ismail Yakubu bravely bundled the ball over the line from close range from a corner before Brad Potts replied for Carlisle.

Substitute Shaun Jeffers added a third for Newport prior to David Amoo's stoppage-time consolation.

Newport move up to seventh and into the play-offs places, while Carlisle suffered their sixth defeat in eight games.

Newport County manager Justin Edinburgh told BBC Radio Wales:

"We got an excellent start to the game and obviously scoring very quickly in the second half but in the end we made hard work of it.

"But I thought it was another excellent performance away from home. We certainly work hard for one another.

"Although the scoreline was 3-2, I thought we were more comfortable than that."

Line-ups

Carlisle

  • 20Hanford
  • 32BrownSubstituted forRobsonat 87'minutes
  • 23O'Hanlon
  • 12Thirlwell
  • 2Grainger
  • 16Potts
  • 18BroughSubstituted forBeckat 54'minutes
  • 22Dempsey
  • 8Sweeney
  • 25AsamoahSubstituted forAmooat 70'minutes
  • 21Rigg

Substitutes

  • 3Robson
  • 7Amoo
  • 9Paynter
  • 15Meppen-Walter
  • 17Beck
  • 33Eccles
  • 34Anderson

Newport

  • 25Stephens
  • 2Jackson
  • 6Yakubu
  • 5Jones
  • 16Hughes
  • 13SandellBooked at 77mins
  • 4PorterSubstituted forChapmanat 80'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 8Minshull
  • 18KlukowskiSubstituted forByrneat 61'minutes
  • 10O'ConnorSubstituted forJeffersat 80'minutes
  • 11ZebroskiBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 1Pidgeley
  • 7Chapman
  • 14Jeffers
  • 21Obeng
  • 26Poole
  • 28Crow
  • 33Byrne
Referee:
Peter Bankes
Attendance:
3,642

Match Stats

Home TeamCarlisleAway TeamNewport
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home12
Away14
Shots on Target
Home6
Away7
Corners
Home2
Away8
Fouls
Home9
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Carlisle United 2, Newport County 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Carlisle United 2, Newport County 3.

Booking

Chris Zebroski (Newport County) is shown the yellow card.

(Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Chris Zebroski (Newport County).

Goal!

Goal! Carlisle United 2, Newport County 3. David Amoo (Carlisle United) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Attempt blocked. Steven Rigg (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Brad Potts (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Carlisle United 1, Newport County 3. Shaun Jeffers (Newport County) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Andy Sandell (Newport County) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Dan Hanford.

Attempt saved. Shaun Jeffers (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Matty Robson replaces Connor Brown.

Attempt missed. Shaun Jeffers (Newport County) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is too high.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Antony Sweeney.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Antony Sweeney.

Foul by Antony Sweeney (Carlisle United).

Mark Byrne (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Adam Chapman (Newport County) is shown the yellow card.

(Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

6-second violation by Adam Chapman (Newport County).

Foul by Mark Beck (Carlisle United).

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

Mark Beck (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Lee Minshull (Newport County).

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Shaun Jeffers replaces Aaron O'Connor.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Adam Chapman replaces Max Porter.

Booking

Andy Sandell (Newport County) is shown the yellow card.

David Amoo (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Andy Sandell (Newport County).

Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Jamie Stephens.

Attempt saved. Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Brad Potts (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Max Porter (Newport County).

Attempt saved. David Amoo (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Danny Grainger (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Aaron O'Connor (Newport County).

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. David Amoo replaces Derek Asamoah.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Connor Brown.

Attempt blocked. Aaron O'Connor (Newport County) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe19115331171438
2Luton19114423121137
3Shrewsbury19113530151536
4Burton1911262522335
5Southend1910452115634
6Plymouth1994622111131
7Newport198742821731
8Bury199372723430
9Exeter198652725230
10Cambridge198383124727
11Morecambe198382021-127
12Portsmouth197572222026
13Accrington198292832-426
14Stevenage197482727025
15Northampton197392727024
16Wimbledon196672427-324
17Cheltenham196581828-1023
18Mansfield196491524-922
19Oxford Utd195682024-421
20Dag & Red1963102530-521
21York1931061823-519
22Carlisle1953112537-1218
23Tranmere1936101926-715
24Hartlepool1933131434-2012
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