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Newport County 3-3 Forest Green Rovers

Dan Butler
Dan Butler celebrates after setting up Newport County's second goal for Paul Hayes

Lee Collins' 82nd minute strike salvaged a point for Forest Green Rovers who drew 3-3 away to Newport County.

Rovers took the lead at Rodney Parade in the sixth minute through Dan Butler's own goal.

But Butler made amends when he scored from outside the box and set up Paul Hayes to give the Exiles the lead.

Gavin Gunning equalised, before Hayes got a second to make it 3-2 at half time.

Newport County are now without a league win since 19 January, while Rovers moved seven points clear of the relegation zone.

Line-ups

Newport

  • 1Day
  • 6White
  • 25O'BrienSubstituted forOsadebeat 69'minutes
  • 28Demetriou
  • 2Pipe
  • 7WillmottSubstituted forSheehanat 85'minutes
  • 12Tozer
  • 8Dolan
  • 3ButlerBooked at 26mins
  • 9Amond
  • 39HayesSubstituted forJacksonat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13Jackson
  • 15McCoulsky
  • 19Reid
  • 22Osadebe
  • 30Bittner
  • 31Sheehan
  • 45Collins

Forest Green

  • 1Collins
  • 2Bennett
  • 16Gunning
  • 20Rawson
  • 32Hollis
  • 31BraySubstituted forBrownat 78'minutes
  • 22ClementsSubstituted forCollinsat 66'minutes
  • 34Osbourne
  • 8Grubb
  • 9DoidgeSubstituted forWishartat 59'minutes
  • 26Reid

Substitutes

  • 3Laird
  • 5Collins
  • 10Brown
  • 15Cooper
  • 17Wishart
  • 25Campbell
  • 30Belford
Referee:
Chris Sarginson
Attendance:
2,862

Match Stats

Home TeamNewportAway TeamForest Green
Possession
Home39%
Away61%
Shots
Home15
Away7
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Newport County 3, Forest Green Rovers 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Newport County 3, Forest Green Rovers 3.

Attempt blocked. Emmanuel Osadebe (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Emmanuel Osadebe (Newport County) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Josh Sheehan replaces Robbie Willmott.

Dale Bennett (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Matthew Dolan (Newport County).

Goal!

Goal! Newport County 3, Forest Green Rovers 3. Lee Collins (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Reece Brown.

Mickey Demetriou (Newport County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Reece Brown (Forest Green Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Reece Brown replaces Alex Bray.

Attempt saved. Marlon Jackson (Newport County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Robbie Willmott (Newport County).

Haydn Hollis (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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

Foul by Alex Bray (Forest Green Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Emmanuel Osadebe replaces Mark O'Brien because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Dayle Grubb (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Marlon Jackson replaces Paul Hayes because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Lee Collins replaces Chris Clements.

Foul by Robbie Willmott (Newport County).

Haydn Hollis (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Mickey Demetriou (Newport County) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Daniel Wishart replaces Christian Doidge because of an injury.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Haydn Hollis.

Attempt blocked. Robbie Willmott (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Mickey Demetriou (Newport County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Reuben Reid (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Second Half

Second Half begins Newport County 3, Forest Green Rovers 2.

Half Time

First Half ends, Newport County 3, Forest Green Rovers 2.

Paul Hayes (Newport County) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Farrend Rawson (Forest Green Rovers).

Attempt missed. Alex Bray (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Padraig Amond (Newport County).

Farrend Rawson (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Dayle Grubb (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Foul by Paul Hayes (Newport County).

Farrend Rawson (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Mickey Demetriou (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alex Bray (Forest Green Rovers).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton35209675354069
2Accrington35215959382168
3Notts County361711857372062
4Wycombe35188967511662
5Mansfield351613654361861
6Exeter33184114437758
7Swindon35183145551457
8Coventry341661238281054
9Lincoln City35141294738954
10Carlisle36159125245754
11Crawley35156144143-251
12Colchester351311114541450
13Newport351213104446-249
14Cambridge361310133646-1049
15Stevenage35119154651-542
16Cheltenham361011154953-441
17Yeovil34108164655-938
18Forest Green35107184259-1737
19Crewe35113214157-1636
20Grimsby3699183053-2336
21Morecambe34811153445-1135
22Port Vale3498173749-1235
23Chesterfield3486203561-2630
24Barnet3578203352-1929
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