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Wycombe Wanderers 2-0 Newport County

Nathan Tyson scores for Wycombe
Nathan Tyson scores for Wycombe Wanderers against Newport County

Goals from Nathan Tyson and Adebayo Akinfenwa earned Wycombe a sixth-straight home win as they beat Newport County in League Two.

Tyson slotted the Chairboys, who climbed to fourth with this victory, in front to cap a fine team move.

And, after Joss Labadie hit the bar for the Exiles, Akinfenwa sealed the points for the hosts when he took the ball on his chest and volleyed home.

Newport ended with 10 men after Labadie was shown a second yellow card late on.

Line-ups

Wycombe

  • 1Brown
  • 4Gape
  • 2Coelho Jombati
  • 28Scarr
  • 3JacobsonBooked at 69mins
  • 7Saunders
  • 17O'Nien
  • 27EzeSubstituted forBloomfieldat 76'minutes
  • 12Cowan-HallSubstituted forFreemanat 90'minutes
  • 20Akinfenwa
  • 23TysonSubstituted forMackail-Smithat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Bloomfield
  • 15Southwell
  • 19De Havilland
  • 22Freeman
  • 24Williams
  • 25Mackail-Smith
  • 30Ma-Kalambay

Newport

  • 1Day
  • 28DemetriouBooked at 15mins
  • 12Tozer
  • 6White
  • 2PipeSubstituted forReynoldsat 67'minutes
  • 17BennettSubstituted forWillmottat 64'minutes
  • 4LabadieBooked at 90mins
  • 8Dolan
  • 3Butler
  • 10NoubleBooked at 88mins
  • 15McCoulskyBooked at 42minsSubstituted forAmondat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Willmott
  • 9Amond
  • 11Reynolds
  • 18Foulston
  • 20Owen-Evans
  • 24Touray
  • 30Bittner
Referee:
Charles Breakspear
Attendance:
4,629

Match Stats

Home TeamWycombeAway TeamNewport
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home9
Away6
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home14
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Wycombe Wanderers 2, Newport County 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wycombe Wanderers 2, Newport County 0.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Joe Day.

Attempt saved. Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Nick Freeman replaces Paris Cowan-Hall.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Joss Labadie (Newport County) for a bad foul.

Luke O'Nien (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joss Labadie (Newport County).

Booking

Frank Nouble (Newport County) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Frank Nouble (Newport County).

Luke O'Nien (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joss Labadie (Newport County).

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Craig Mackail-Smith replaces Nathan Tyson.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Scott Brown.

Attempt saved. Padraig Amond (Newport County) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Scott Brown.

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 2, Newport County 0. Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Padraig Amond replaces Shawn McCoulsky.

Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Joss Labadie (Newport County).

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Matt Bloomfield replaces Eberechi Eze.

Foul by Shawn McCoulsky (Newport County).

Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Joss Labadie (Newport County).

Luke O'Nien (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Eberechi Eze (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Joe Jacobson (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Ben Tozer (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Jacobson (Wycombe Wanderers).

Foul by Frank Nouble (Newport County).

Nathan Tyson (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Lamar Reynolds replaces David Pipe.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Ben Tozer.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Robbie Willmott replaces Scot Bennett.

Joss Labadie (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers).

Foul by Luke O'Nien (Wycombe Wanderers).

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

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Dan Scarr.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton24156358193951
2Notts County24138343251847
3Lincoln City24117631191240
4Wycombe24117643321140
5Colchester2411673527839
6Exeter2312383229339
7Coventry2411582618838
8Mansfield2491053327637
9Accrington2311483530537
10Newport249873228435
11Swindon23112103533235
12Carlisle249783633334
13Grimsby249782629-334
14Cambridge249692230-833
15Cheltenham2486103133-230
16Stevenage2486103237-530
17Port Vale2484122533-828
18Crawley2476112230-827
19Yeovil2476113241-927
20Crewe2482142638-1226
21Morecambe2457122033-1322
22Barnet2455142435-1120
23Chesterfield2455142646-2020
24Forest Green2355132343-2020
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