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Newport County 0-0 Crawley Town

Josh Payne of Crawley Town clears under pressure from Robbie Willmott of Newport County
Newport County had lost 4-1 at Crawley in October

Crawley Town ended a run of five defeats with a battling draw to frustrate hosts Newport County.

Exiles forward Padraig Amond came closest to scoring, dinking the ball over Crawley goalkeeper Glenn Morris only to shoot just over the crossbar.

The Irishman also had two good headed chances but each time his effort was too close to Morris.

Crawley appealed for a late penalty when Dominic Poleon went down, but referee Antony Coggins waved play on.

Newport County manager Mike Flynn said: "We kept a clean sheet and there's quite a few positives to build on. I think we were the only team to try and win it really.

"They came for the counter attack and they wanted to stop their rot and that's what they managed to do.

"But we missed too many chances in the second half."

Line-ups

Newport

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Day
  • 5Franks
  • 17Bennett
  • 28Demetriou
  • 21Hornby-ForbesSubstituted forM Harrisat 78'minutesBooked at 88mins
  • 7Willmott
  • 22CroftsSubstituted forO'Brienat 51'minutes
  • 8DolanSubstituted forBakinsonat 56'minutes
  • 3Butler
  • 9Amond
  • 11Matt

Substitutes

  • 2Pipe
  • 10Marsh-Brown
  • 14M Harris
  • 15Bakinson
  • 16Sheehan
  • 25O'Brien
  • 30Townsend

Crawley

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Morris
  • 14Francomb
  • 5McNerney
  • 6Connolly
  • 3Doherty
  • 18Sesay
  • 4Payne
  • 21Bulman
  • 7Grego-CoxSubstituted forGambinat 77'minutes
  • 10Poleon
  • 28Camara

Substitutes

  • 11Gambin
  • 12Mersin
  • 15Nathaniel-George
  • 16Maguire
  • 17Allarakhia
  • 33N'Gala
Referee:
Antony Coggins
Attendance:
3,166

Match Stats

Home TeamNewportAway TeamCrawley
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home8
Away4
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home2
Away5
Fouls
Home11
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Newport County 0, Crawley Town 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Newport County 0, Crawley Town 0.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Tyreeq Bakinson (Newport County).

  4. Post update

    George Francomb (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Robbie Willmott (Newport County) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  6. Post update

    Foul by David Sesay (Crawley Town).

  7. Post update

    Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Scot Bennett.

  8. Post update

    Mark O'Brien (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by David Sesay (Crawley Town).

  10. Booking

    Mark Harris (Newport County) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Mark Harris (Newport County).

  12. Post update

    Panutche Camara (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Tyreeq Bakinson (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Dominic Poleon (Crawley Town).

  15. Post update

    Delay in match Joe McNerney (Crawley Town) because of an injury.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Newport County. Mark Harris replaces Tyler Hornby-Forbes.

  17. Post update

    Jamille Matt (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Josh Payne (Crawley Town).

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Crawley Town. Luke Gambin replaces Reece Grego-Cox.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Joe McNerney.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City24155444232150
2MK Dons24128435191644
3Mansfield231012134161842
4Colchester25126736251142
5Bury25117745281740
6Forest Green241010437241340
7Exeter2511773628840
8Carlisle251231040301039
9Tranmere2510873731638
10Newport2410683541-636
11Oldham259883833535
12Stevenage25105103032-235
13Grimsby25104112931-234
14Swindon258982732-533
15Crewe2594122429-531
16Northampton2561273133-230
17Port Vale2577112532-728
18Crawley2483133038-827
19Cheltenham2468102736-926
20Morecambe2575132640-1426
21Yeovil235992627-124
22Cambridge2565142241-1923
23Macclesfield2555152141-2020
24Notts County2548132651-2520
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