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Newport County 0-1 Cambridge United

Darren Jones
Darren Jones competes for the aerial challenge

Cambridge United maintained their revival and promotion aspirations under manager Shaun Derry with a 1-0 win over Newport County at Rodney Parade.

Cambridge are three points off a play-off spot while Newport's cushion over the bottom two is cut to 11 points.

The Us had the better of a low quality contest, with Newport failing to produce a single effort on target.

James Dunne scored the winner midway through the second half after smart work from Luke Berry.

Newport County manager Warren Feeney told BBC Radio Wales: "It was very frustrating. No way did I think we deserved to lose a game - I thought we deserved to win the game.

"But we're not being clinical in both boxes. I don't think we're being ruthless enough.

"We've just got to pick them up now and go next week. We need one win and I've every confidence we can get that. But at the moment we're in that little bit of a lull."

Line-ups

Newport

  • 30Day
  • 2HolmesSubstituted forDonacienat 78'minutes
  • 4Jones
  • 5Davies
  • 16Hughes
  • 23Rodman
  • 33Byrne
  • 7Elito
  • 3BarrowSubstituted forAyinaat 71'minutes
  • 10John-Lewis
  • 19BodenSubstituted forCoulibalyat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Klukowski
  • 9Coulibaly
  • 12Donacien
  • 15Green
  • 17Morgan
  • 18Ayina
  • 28O'Sullivan

Cambridge

  • 35Norris
  • 25FurlongBooked at 85mins
  • 14Coulson
  • 6Legge
  • 11Dunk
  • 8Berry
  • 16Dunne
  • 23Ledson
  • 12ClarkBooked at 66mins
  • 21Spencer
  • 22WilliamsonSubstituted forSimpsonat 90+3'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Omozusi
  • 5Roberts
  • 13Beasant
  • 15Simpson
  • 17O'Neill
  • 20Ismail
  • 28Horne
Referee:
Darren England
Attendance:
2,330

Match Stats

Home TeamNewportAway TeamCambridge
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home8
Away12
Shots on Target
Home0
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Newport County 0, Cambridge United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Newport County 0, Cambridge United 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Andrew Hughes (Newport County) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high following a set piece situation.

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Foul by Robbie Simpson (Cambridge United).

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Cambridge United. Robbie Simpson replaces Ben Williamson.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Lenell John-Lewis (Newport County) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high following a set piece situation.

  8. Post update

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

  9. Post update

    Foul by Max Clark (Cambridge United).

  10. Post update

    Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Janoi Donacien.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Janoi Donacien (Newport County).

  12. Post update

    Harrison Dunk (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Souleymane Coulibaly (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right from a direct free kick.

  14. Post update

    Lenell John-Lewis (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Ryan Ledson (Cambridge United).

  16. Booking

    Darnell Furlong (Cambridge United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  17. Post update

    Lenell John-Lewis (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Darnell Furlong (Cambridge United).

  19. Post update

    Foul by Medy Elito (Newport County).

  20. Post update

    Darnell Furlong (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton412610575433288
2Oxford Utd412113774373776
3Accrington412111966452174
4Bristol Rovers412261366422472
5Plymouth412181258391971
6Portsmouth401815767363169
7Wimbledon4017111259491062
8Wycombe411711134337662
9Exeter411711135854462
10Carlisle411515116058260
11Leyton Orient411612135455-160
12Cambridge411611145552359
13Mansfield411511155249356
14Barnet41159175661-554
15Luton40158175254-253
16Hartlepool40146204659-1348
17Crawley41138204468-2447
18Notts County40129195068-1845
19Morecambe41127226476-1243
20Yeovil411013183752-1543
21Newport411011204058-1841
22Stevenage41912204665-1939
23York41612234576-3130
24Dag & Red40610243771-3428
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