Match ends, Newport County 1, Morecambe 1.
Newport County 1-1 Morecambe
League Two bottom side Newport County's hopes of avoiding relegation were dealt another blow as they were held to a draw at home to Morecambe.
The Exiles created several first-half chances and led at the break thanks to Aaron Williams' close-range strike.
Michael Rose scored from a free-kick to bring Morecambe level.
The point keeps the Shrimps 15th in the League Two table, while a sixth draw in eight games means Newport are still six points adrift of safety.
- 25O'BrienBooked at 62minsSubstituted forOwen-Evansat 71'minutes
- 9ReidSubstituted forJacksonat 90+1'minutes
- 41WilliamsSubstituted forGordonat 80'minutes
- 14ConlanSubstituted forMolyneuxat 83'minutes
- 15WildigSubstituted forEvansat 83'minutes
- 7MullinSubstituted forMcGowanat 71'minutes
- Brendan Malone
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Newport County 1, Morecambe 1.
Marlon Jackson (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Alex Whitmore (Morecambe).
Substitution, Newport County. Marlon Jackson replaces Craig Reid.
Alex Samuel (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Antony Evans (Morecambe).
Foul by Tom Owen-Evans (Newport County).
Michael Rose (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Liam Wakefield.
Substitution, Morecambe. Antony Evans replaces Aaron Wildig.
Substitution, Morecambe. Lee Molyneux replaces Luke Conlan.
Attempt saved. Aaron Wildig (Morecambe) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Attempt saved. Jaanai Gordon (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Attempt saved. Ryan Bird (Newport County) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.
Attempt blocked. Craig Reid (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Substitution, Newport County. Jaanai Gordon replaces Aaron Williams.
Mickey Demetriou (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Andrew Fleming (Morecambe).
Substitution, Newport County. Tom Owen-Evans replaces Mark O'Brien because of an injury.