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Burton Albion 0-1 Newport County

Newport's Adam Chapman in action against Burton Albion
Newport County returned to the League Two play-off places with victory at Burton Albion

Miles Storey's spectacular strike gave Newport County victory at League Two leaders Burton Albion.

Storey, on loan from Swindon Town, scored a stunning volley as Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink suffered a first home defeat since taking charge at Burton.

Newport's second win under Jimmy Dack sees them move up to seventh and back into the play-off places.

Burton remain top of League Two with three points separating them and second-placed Shrewsbury Town.

Burton Albion manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink told BBC Radio Derby:

"It's frustrating in a way because it was always going to be a difficult game, but what do you do? Do you change certain people? You lose on Tuesday, do you want to give them the confidence?

"They had the whole week to prepare and we didn't. They looked fresher and we weren't cute enough in certain areas.

"You can say if the ball off the post goes in, then you have a little breather and the game opens up and you can control it a little bit more. But it wasn't meant to be, but it's only disappointing the way the ball went in."

Newport County manager Jimmy Dack told BBC Radio Wales:

"Not many teams come here and win a game so we're delighted with that. We're working hard on the training ground and we had a game plan to come up here.

"The boys stuck to the game plan and it's really rewarding for us when we're working hard on the training ground and they're sticking to what we want to do.

"That was the pleasing thing for me and to top it off with a seven pass move with a finish by Miles which was completely out of the top drawer."

Line-ups

Burton

  • 1McLaughlin
  • 2EdwardsSubstituted forCaleroat 65'minutes
  • 4Mousinho
  • 3Cansdell-Sherriff
  • 14McCrory
  • 10Akins
  • 8Weir
  • 22Lenihan
  • 21El KhayatiSubstituted forMaynardat 53'minutes
  • 20McGurk
  • 9BeavonSubstituted forAntoine-Curierat 56'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Taft
  • 11Calero
  • 15Naylor
  • 24Slade
  • 28Antoine-Curier
  • 31Maynard
  • 33Shearer

Newport

  • 30Day
  • 2Jackson
  • 5JonesBooked at 69mins
  • 6Yakubu
  • 27Tutonda
  • 33Byrne
  • 4Porter
  • 7ChapmanSubstituted forMinshullat 83'minutes
  • 18Klukowski
  • 11ZebroskiSubstituted forSandellat 77'minutes
  • 20StoreyBooked at 85minsSubstituted forHoweat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Minshull
  • 9Howe
  • 13Sandell
  • 14Jeffers
  • 24Parker
  • 25Stephens
  • 26Poole
Referee:
Andy Madley
Attendance:
2,974

Match Stats

Home TeamBurtonAway TeamNewport
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home7
Away6
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home2
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away19

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Burton Albion 0, Newport County 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Burton Albion 0, Newport County 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  4. Post update

    Mickael Antoine-Curier (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Darren Jones (Newport County).

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Shane Cansdell-Sherriff (Burton Albion) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Andy Sandell.

  8. Post update

    Kelvin Maynard (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Andy Sandell (Newport County).

  10. Post update

    Foul by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff (Burton Albion).

  11. Post update

    Rene Howe (Newport County) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Newport County. Rene Howe replaces Miles Storey.

  13. Booking

    Miles Storey (Newport County) is shown the yellow card.

  14. Post update

    Kelvin Maynard (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Miles Storey (Newport County).

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Newport County. Lee Minshull replaces Adam Chapman.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Adam McGurk (Burton Albion).

  18. Post update

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

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Mark Byrne (Newport County) header from a difficult angle on the right is just a bit too high.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Newport County. Conceded by John Mousinho.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton34197846301664
2Shrewsbury33187847242361
3Wycombe331612547291860
4Luton331610741271458
5Southend3316983830857
6Bury331671045351055
7Newport33158104038253
8Plymouth331571140251552
9Stevenage33147124843549
10Northampton331451453431047
11Wimbledon33129124343045
12Portsmouth331111113937244
13Morecambe33128133434044
14Exeter341111124348-544
15Accrington33134164153-1243
16Cambridge33118144844441
17Oxford Utd33911133640-438
18Mansfield33108152842-1438
19Dag & Red33107163746-937
20Tranmere33810153443-934
21Cheltenham33810153048-1834
22York33615123140-933
23Carlisle33103204058-1833
24Hartlepool3376202554-2927
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