CASNEWYD. Stockport County managed to reverse the score against Newport County to win 2-1. It was Newport County to strike first with a goal of A. Lewis at the 45′. Then it was a goal in the 54′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, P. Madden gave the win to Stockport County in the 74′ minute. Stockport County was much superior in terms of ball possession (61%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Rodney Parade stadium in Casnewyd on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Andy Woolmer who had the assistance of Andrew Fox and G Read. The 4th official was Paul Howard.
Stockport County had a superior ball possession 61% while Newport County was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Stockport County was more pushing with 45 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 3 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Stockport County won the encounter.
Newport County shot 12 times, 1 on target, 11 off target. Regarding the opposition, Stockport County shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target.
Newport County received 2 yellow cards (D. Drysdale and A. Lewis). On the opposite side, Stockport County didn’t receive any yellow card.
After this match, Newport County will stay with 16 points to hold in the 19th place. On the opposite side, Stockport County will have 25 points to hold in the 12th place.
In the next match in the League Two, Newport County will host Mansfield Town on the 18th of April with a 11-7 head to head statistic in favor of Mansfield Town (9 draws).
Stockport County will play away agasint Carlisle United on the 18th of April with a 3-2 head to head statistic in favor of Stockport County (2 draws).
Newport County – Formation
Newport County adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Graham Coughlan decided to play with the following team: Joe Day, Scott Bennett, Aaron Lewis, Cameron Norman, Declan Drysdale, Priestley Farquharson, Omar Bogle, Will Evans, James Waite, Mickey Demetriouand Nathan Moriah-Welsh .
The home team had on the bench: Lewis Collins, Nick Townsend, Thierry Nevers, Chanka Zimba, Adam Lewis, Matthew Dolan and Robbie Willmott.
Newport County made 4 changes: N. Moriah-Welsh for M. Dolan (70′), J. Waite for R. Willmott (79′), M. Demetriou for L. Collins (79′) and A. Lewis for T. Nevers (90′).
Best player: Lewis Collins
The player that probably impressed the most for Newport County was Lewis Collins.
His rating iswith 1 passes (100% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 3. He performed 1 cross.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 79′.
Stockport County – Formation
Also Stockport County adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
Dave Challinor played with: Ben Hinchiffe, Chris Hussey, Fraser Horsfall, Macauley Southam-Hales, Antoni Sarcevic, Ryan Croasdale, Akil Wright, William Guy Collar, Paddy Madden, Myles Hippolyte and Kyle Wootton.
These were the players on the bench: Connor Lemonheigh-Evans, Bobby Jones, Oliver Crankshaw, Ryan Johnson, Calum MacDonald, Joe Lewis and James Brown.
Stockport County made 2 changes: M. Southam for J. Lewis (82′) and A. Sarcevic for R. Johnson (82′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League Two.
- Swindon Town – Tranmere Rovers – 1-1
- Sutton United – Bradford City – 0-2
- Newport County – Stockport County – 1-2
- Gillingham – Northampton Town – 0-2
- Stevenage – Hartlepool United – 1-0
- Salford City – AFC Wimbledon – 0-0
- Rochdale – Mansfield Town – 0-1
- Harrogate Town – Leyton Orient – 0-2
- Grimsby Town – Doncaster Rovers – 1-3
- Crewe Alexandra – Colchester United – 1-0
- Crawley Town – Barrow – 1-0
- Carlisle United – Walsall – 0-0