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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

  • 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

  • 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

Match ends, Newport County 0, Crawley Town 0.

Full Time

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

Foul by Tyreeq Bakinson (Newport County).

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

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

Foul by David Sesay (Crawley Town).

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Scot Bennett.

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

Foul by David Sesay (Crawley Town).

Booking

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

Foul by Mark Harris (Newport County).

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

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

Foul by Dominic Poleon (Crawley Town).

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

Substitution

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

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

Foul by Josh Payne (Crawley Town).

Substitution

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

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Joe McNerney.

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

Foul by David Sesay (Crawley Town).

Attempt missed. Fraser Franks (Newport County) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Tyler Hornby-Forbes (Newport County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Josh Doherty (Crawley Town).

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

Foul by George Francomb (Crawley Town).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Robbie Willmott (Newport County) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Tyreeq Bakinson replaces Matthew Dolan.

Matthew Dolan (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dannie Bulman (Crawley Town).

Attempt missed. Tyler Hornby-Forbes (Newport County) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left following a fast break.

Attempt saved. Panutche Camara (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Mickey Demetriou.

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Mark O'Brien replaces Andrew Crofts.

Andrew Crofts (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dannie Bulman (Crawley Town).

David Sesay (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamille Matt (Newport County).

goal

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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