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Newport County 1-1 Tranmere Rovers

Mark Byrne notched a late equaliser for Newport County as they continued their play-off push with a point against Tranmere Rovers at Rodney Parade.

The hosts saw midfielder Lee Minshull forced off towards the end of the first half with a heavy blow to the head.

Rovers took the lead in first-half injury-time when Jennison Myrie-Williams found Rory Donnelly to finish.

But Byrne struck a neat left-footed shot from outside the box late on to earn a point for The Exiles.

Line-ups

Newport

Formation 3-5-2

  • 30Day
  • 6Yakubu
  • 5Jones
  • 13SandellBooked at 53mins
  • 2Jackson
  • 4Porter
  • 33Byrne
  • 8MinshullSubstituted forKlukowskiat 31'minutes
  • 12Willmott
  • 10O'ConnorSubstituted forJeffersat 75'minutes
  • 20StoreySubstituted forHoweat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Chapman
  • 9Howe
  • 14Jeffers
  • 17Flynn
  • 18Klukowski
  • 25Stephens
  • 26Poole

Tranmere

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Williams
  • 2HolmesBooked at 73minsSubstituted forRidehalghat 81'minutes
  • 32Thompson
  • 18Dugdale
  • 17Taylor
  • 31Myrie-WilliamsSubstituted forHumeat 74'minutes
  • 22JenningsBooked at 44mins
  • 4Power
  • 19MolyneuxSubstituted forLairdat 74'minutes
  • 9Odejayi
  • 29Donnelly

Substitutes

  • 3Ridehalgh
  • 8Koumas
  • 14Laird
  • 15Kirby
  • 23Shuker
  • 26Brezovan
  • 34Hume
Referee:
Robert Lewis
Attendance:
2,327

Match Stats

Home TeamNewportAway TeamTranmere
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home14
Away8
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home10
Away8
Fouls
Home13
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Newport County 1, Tranmere Rovers 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Newport County 1, Tranmere Rovers 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Shaun Jeffers (Newport County).

  4. Post update

    Max Power (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Mark Byrne (Newport County).

  6. Post update

    Liam Ridehalgh (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Joe Day.

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Iain Hume (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Steven Jennings.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Mark Byrne (Newport County).

  11. Post update

    Max Power (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Newport County. Rene Howe replaces Miles Storey.

  13. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Josh Thompson (Tranmere Rovers) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Mark Byrne.

  15. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Max Power (Tranmere Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  16. Goal!

    Goal! Newport County 1, Tranmere Rovers 1. Mark Byrne (Newport County) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

  17. Post update

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

  18. Post update

    Foul by Kayode Odejayi (Tranmere Rovers).

  19. Post update

    Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by Darren Jones.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Shaun Jeffers (Newport County).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Shrewsbury30177643202358
2Burton30177641271458
3Wycombe301511441231856
4Southend3015963324954
5Luton291410536231352
6Newport3013893736147
7Plymouth301371035221346
8Bury30137104034646
9Exeter311110104244-243
10Stevenage30126123938142
11Wimbledon29118104038241
12Morecambe30118113129241
13Northampton30124144741640
14Cambridge29107124436837
15Accrington29113153749-1236
16Portsmouth29810112933-434
17Oxford Utd30810123338-534
18Dag & Red3097143239-734
19Carlisle30103173852-1433
20Tranmere29710123035-531
21Mansfield2987142437-1331
22Cheltenham3079142645-1930
23York30514112937-829
24Hartlepool3066182350-2724
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